BartenderHQ.com Podcast 13, Wetherspoon, Christmas & Flair Practice.

Wetherspoons end contract with Heineken

Thanks to Stuart Aitken for the additional information – find the post with the full details on our Facebook page.

Bartender Journey Podcast teaser

Brian Webber from the Bartender Journey Podcast will be joining me in the near future, check out his podcast at BartenderJourney.net

Surviving the holiday season behind the bar

Christmas is just around the corner which means working longer hours, later closes and busier shifts. I share my top 10 tips to survive the busy shifts and stay out of the weeds.

Creating your Flair Practice Zone

Grab yourself anti-fatigue floor matting from any hardware store for a fraction of the price of bar bounce mats and create your own practice zone. The article on a Free Flair Training Kit is here.

Drink of the Week – Rusty Nail

  • 1½oz (45ml) Scotch Whisky
  • ¾oz (22.5ml) Drambuie

Serve in a rocks glass with ice and garnish with a lemon twist.

Tips for Tips

Choosing one mixed shooter per shift and actively selling it to everyone you can. It’ll improve your sales and if you sell a few cement the recipe in your mind forever!