1Place a cocktail or Old Fashioned glass in the freezer to chill.
2Combine the whiskey, Campari, and sweet vermouth in a cocktail shaker and fill it halfway with ice. Stir until the outside of the shaker is frosted, about 30 seconds. If you’re using an Old Fashioned glass, add ice cubes to it. Strain the drink into the chilled cocktail or Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with the orange twist and serve.
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.
Every cocktail needs to be strained, and using the right strainer is key in any cocktail preparation. The Mixology Guys show us three different types of strainers and the uses for each one.
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.
Chocolate Manhattan Cocktail
When you think Manhattan, what spirit comes to mind? Most likely it is not tequila. During barrel aging, Añejo Tequila takes on flavors similar to bourbon and rye whiskies and lends itself well to mixing like any other brown spirit.