Cocktail garnish tips, tricks & ideas

The best thing about making cocktails is the garnishing and the visual means more than meets the eye. A cocktail should not only taste good it needs to look amazing as well. Forget about the classic multi-colored plastic straws or the Hawaii umbrellas. Instead, focus on making cocktail garnish with fresh fruit and other edibles such as sugar. This will not only make the cocktail look better, it will also add taste and aroma. Find cocktail garnish inspiration and ideas below

Below you'll find basic bartending tips, essential to drinks mixing. The short and easy how-to guide displays the bartending techniques one by one. It is not as difficult as you might think.

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How to rim a cocktail glass

Add a little extra to your cocktails by rimming the glass with different kinds of salt or sugar. Not does it look amazing, it can enhance the taste of the cocktail. Try our smart and simple method.
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How to make an orange wedge

The orange wedge is the most classic cocktail garnishing of them all. It's easy to make and fit most drinks. Get your knife and start the guide.
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How to make the orange half moon garnish

A bit more classy in comparison to the orange wedge. It can add the tiny bit extra you need to make an okay drink look amazing. Give it a go.
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How to make the orange full moon garnish

This is on of the biggest garnishing you will find and it's perfect for the fruity exotic drinks you cannot get enough. The full moon orange is very easy to make.
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How to make the orange twist garnish

One of the best looking garnishing if you ask me. You wouldn't believe how easy it's to make. Just follow our simple guide and you'll be rocking this one within no time.
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How to make the double orange twist garnish

This one is that would give your cocktail tray or table the extra garnish you need. It look complicated, but if you follow our step-by-step guide it's easy.
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How to make the orange ring twist garnish

Perfect for the classy fussy drinks that goes well in a champagne glass. This simple twist require little skill, but looks pretty.
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How to do the flaming orange peel garnish

We have all been astonished when bartenders do this cool trick. Not only does it look cool, it adds flavor to the drink and makes it look amazing. This one is require a bit more skill, but if you follow our guide you will learn it in no time.