What is the ideal ratio of coffee to alcohol? With the cold weather approaching, a warm cup of coffee is a must have in the mornings. But if you’re thinking about adding a little spirit to your morning coffee, it is important to know the do’s and don’t’s of mixing coffee and alcohol. The flavor […]

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I’ve been experimenting a little this evening and come up with a really tasty drink I thought I’d share with you. I’ve always been a fan of the Espresso Martini (you can find my recipe in my free ebook here), it was super popular out in Dubai and while it’s fallen from the height of […]

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I bought the Aerobie Aeropress coffee maker a couple of weeks back and I thought I’d share my thoughts with you. Initial Impression Is that it? The Aeropress is extremely simple. I heard about the press through Tim Ferriss, the online entrepreneur and author of the Four Hour book series (all of which I thoroughly recommend). I […]

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Its very easy as a bartender or bar manager to focus your attention on alcohol in your business, that’s why people are coming out right? They want a beer, or a cocktail, or a great wine to share their evening with? Its very easy for non-drinkers to be an afterthought, and while they are in […]

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I’ll admit it – I was certainly a bartender a while ago who used to hate getting asked for a coffee at the bar. This is a bar, not a Starbucks, order a proper drink. I hadn’t spent years learning cocktail recipes to spend my days making free refill coffees for lunching ladies. I’d always […]

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