How can having a following as a bartender make you more money? Regardless of the tipping culture in your country, we’re going to cover why your personal brand is vital to your earnings. I’m David Eden Sangwell from BartenderHQ and I’ve worked in every position you can imagine in the drinks industry since 2000. In […]

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The BartenderHQ Podcast is back and this week we’re talking Mead with Modern Mead Co Creator Samuel Boulton of The Vanguard in Birmingham. Sam is a former host for the podcast with me, so its great to catch up! Sam’s bar, The Vanguard at 1000 Trades in Birmingham has had great success in terms of […]

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Our occasional co-host Samuel David Boulton has got a lot of coverage over the past couple of weeks for mead. Working with English Heritage, the biggest seller of mead in the country he’s been featured in national press and now on the Radio too. This week’s podcast shares his segment from Talk Radio’s Paul Ross […]

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On this week’s podcast we talk to Fabiano Latham about the concept of Adventurivity and how bartenders can harness it to be more balanced and creative. Fabiano (Fabs) is the UK’s Reyka Vodka ambassador with William Grant and Sons. The concept “Adventurivity” Adventurivity = Adventure + Creativity. So what do we cover in our conversation? […]

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On the Podcast this week we have Matt and Nick from Mover and Shaker – creators of awesome bartender pins to pimp out your bar apron. Mover and Shaker Pins Mover and Shaker started life as a passion project for Nick and Matt and lead to a cult following of bartenders collecting the awesome pins, […]

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On this show we talk about why I love bartending over every other role in hospitality – End to end control. Industry News from BartenderHQ Cocktails in Tablet form released Grant’s Distinction launched as India Exclusive The Main Course – I Love Bartending – End to end control of the guest experience. When you think […]

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On this podcast we go through the questions asked on our Flair Q&A for the Craft Bartender Community on Facebook, followed by the 5 moves to start with if you want to learn flair. It’s our primer on flair bartending. Industry News from BartenderHQ Vegas Museum opens Prohibition Inspired Distillery Whistlepig Legend Dave Pickerell dies. […]

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As a bartender, especially on busy shifts other than making drinks, you can often find yourself dealing with the issues that come up throughout the night. Whether its a customer complaint, out of stock item, long wait on food or slip or trip to deal with, we (and managers) see it all. But, are you […]

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On this week’s podcast we ask the hard questions. Are your efforts to make the bar more profitable destroying your sales? Industry News Bombay Sapphire launches Gin & Tonic Edible Paint Havana Club launches Professional range Lidl launches Unicorn inspired Gin Bowmore Amazon Exclusive 19yr Whisky At BartenderHQ My shoulder injury is getting much better […]

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On this week’s Podcast – I begin #ProjectHero, I talk about what’s next for me work wise as well as my trip to the Roadhouse for Chicks with Flicks in Covent Garden London. Industry News The Spirits Business’ Top 10 Spirit launches of September 2018 Proper No.12 Whiskey from Conor McGregor Aerstone Single Malts from […]

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