Taking Cocktail Photos without a Pro Camera Social media is a great way to get attention for your bar or personal brand and having great images is a must, so here are my top 5 tips on getting great cocktail photos. The images below are all taken by myself using an iPhone 7plus – nothing […]

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I was invited down to London’s Happiness Forgets in Hoxton Square last night for Monkey Shoulder’s Revolution in Shaking launch. We were greeted with a choice of three cocktails, all of course showcasing Monkey Shoulder, the ‘Show me the Monkey’, ‘Golden Monkey’ and ‘Morning Glory Fizz’. All delicious, though the Golden Monkey was the stand […]

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As a bartender, you’re the face of your bar. Yeah, sure, there are some stock image models splashed across the posters that promoters plaster around your town, but everyone is fully aware that they’re far to attractive to actually exist in real life. So it comes down to the bartenders to create a buzz on […]

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Here’s the technical bits for how to Dropbox your Online Flair Competition entry to us here at BartenderHQ! Instructions for Dropbox Submission Shoot your video. Make sure its in landscape orientation (basically widescreen, not vertical). Make sure it plays properly. Watch it all the way through, make sure you’re happy with it, and that it doesn’t […]

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As bartenders we’ll often receive some sort of booze for Christmas and whether it’s mini gift sets with a spirit miniature and branded glasses to a full bottle of that whiskey you’ve been lusting after, there are a few essential cocktail ingredients that you can keep on hand to make the most of whatever you […]

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Its that time of year and as we all know bartenders are a pain to buy for! So, save the effort and check out our gift suggestions below – this is your one stop shop for your bartender Christmas shopping! Cool Bartender Shirts Ok, we’re biased, but we love these shirts! Look out for new […]

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On this week’s show: älska cider Available at Aldi in the UK, älska cider is a great tasting flavoured pear cider that offers real value. Check out the full podcast for our first taste of älska cider’s Nordic Fruits and Strawberry & Lime varieties. It’s the perfect easy drinking compliment to any summer BBQ or pool party! […]

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Captain America is a Super Soldier, Steve Rogers who was enhanced with Super Serum and Vita Rays to help the Allied war effort in World War Two. He was an adult man during the Second World War but was frozen in ice following a plane crash in the Arctic, only to be revived over 60 […]

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Listeners to the podcast will know that a while ago I was lucky enough to be joined by Tom Dyer, the current Roadhouse World Flair Bartending Champion. What you may not know is he also worked with Beaumont bar supplies to create one of the best pour spouts on the market, but more on that […]

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Okay, so I have to say, when I saw this appear in the facebook suggested videos, I was interested, then skeptical, but having thought about it, this could actually be a pretty good idea. Just not for the reason they sell it for. I have to say, key ring bottle openers are under rated, as […]

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