Whether you like your martinis shaken or stirred, under lockdown, you probably don't have access to your favourite watering hole or a bartender who'll make it just right for you. Which makes this the perfect time for any cocktail connoisseur to learn the fundamentals of bartending and mixology. Whether for private house parties—that are currently being conducted on Zoom—or as a profession post-pandemic, our list of recommended online courses will give you the know-how of bartending.Essentials of Bartending
In just 3.5 hours, learn a range of bartending skills, including the perfect serve, pouring techniques, and shaking and muddling; in addition to impressive hacks and cocktail recipes that you can start practicing right away. The online course is offered by the European Bartending School and taught by experienced professionals.
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With a core section that has everything from service steps to tips on how to describe different types of wine, and another one with multiple classic recipes, the virtual lesson takes a well-rounded approach to bartending. In case you're planning to take up the profession once our schedules are back to normal, this could be an ideal place to get the know-how.
Enrol hereCocktails 101: Home Bartending and Mixology
Heard about the world-famous Tipsy Bartender? Here, learn all about creative mixology, flavour pairing, perfect home bar setup, party tricks and much more directly from the expert. You will also be given an insight into how to build cocktails from scratch by using regular ingredients that are easily available at home.
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Whether you've been experimenting with cocktails at home while self-isolating, or wish to work as a professional in the field, the short online course is meant for enthusiasts who are just starting out. Learn all about the basic bar tools, key methods to improve the appearance of your service and drinks, and more.
Enrol hereBartending Mastery - Cocktail and Bartending Masterclass
The seven-part online course, consisting of over 80 short lessons, will fill you in on quirky techniques, familiarise you with the workspace, give an insight into the tricks used by legendary bartenders of the past, tell you how to apply for a job, and much more. The class takes an end-to-end approach, covering everything you need to before you get behind the table.
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