4 ounces freshly squeezed grapefruit juice (from about 2 medium grapefruits)
1 teaspoon simple syrup (optional)
A simple, refreshing mix of vodka and freshly squeezed grapefruit juice (add a touch of simple syrup if your grapefruits are a bit too tart). To turn it into a Salty Dog, moisten the rim of the glass and dip in salt.
A warm baked apple aroma and flavor treat the palate when taking a sip of the Treacle. With wonderful notes of cinnamon the Treacle is the perfect cocktail to show off a delicious spiced rum like Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum.
Regulars come in to your bar for various reasons: Their friends and colleagues go there. They enjoy the ambience. Maybe they really like you and the other bartenders behind the bar. More than likely, they have a cocktail they really enjoy every time they sit at the bar. Serving that cocktail and the others on the menu consistently is key to keeping your best patrons coming back again and again and is really quite simple. Proper measuring using a jigger is paramount to creating consistency behind the bar.
Choosing the right mixing technique for making a cocktail is straightforward. In the case of the Daiquiri, it is shaken because it contains the juice of a lime. Charlotte demonstrates how to make a classic Daiquiri cocktail as well as how to properly shake a cocktail.