Category: Barkeeping

Aquafaba vs Egg White in Cocktails - How you create amazing foam

Cocktails with a foamy top have been on a victory march for years already. The traditional ingredient for creating a mousse-like layer floating on top of your drink is using egg white. But that's not for everybody. Luckily, there's a vegan alternative called Aquafaba. But what is it, and how do you Aquafaba it in cocktails to create an amazing foamy top?

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How much is a Dram of Whiskey? The Story of Dramming

If you enjoy good Whiskey regularly, you might be familiar with the term dram. In case, you are not: "Dramming" describes the act of drinking Whiskey "by the dram". And what a Dram is, I will explain below.

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Are Cocktails Healthy? What You Need To Know About Alcoholic Drinks

Physicians say, alcohol is bad for our health. But then again, research shows a glass of wine can actually be beneficial for a healthy adult person. Most likely, both statements have a right to exists, as the effects depend strongly on the individual. So, are there circumstances under which a cocktail could be healthy?

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Ice Cube Stamps - Garnish your Cocktails with Branded Ice

If you came here, chances are you've been to a bar where they served cocktails with a stamped ice cubes because that's where branded ice cubes already gained popularity as a way to garnish cocktails. But you don't have to go to a bar to get this sophisticated cocktail garnish. You can also easily do them at home.

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The Different Types of Whiskey Glasses

Did you ever feel like someone ruined your Whiskey experience by using the wrong glass? Or on the contrary, that sounds impossible and crazy to you? It certainly doesn't for many Whiskey-lovers, as there's a reason for the many different types of Whiskey glasses.

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Dusting Cocktail Glasses - Creative Garnish for your Cocktails

Dusting cocktail glasses instantly improves the visual of every drink. It's easy and versatile. With a very small effort you can lift your cocktail to the next level and even add some extra flavor to it.

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The Difference between a Highball and a Cocktail

On the menus of cocktail bars you can often see an extra category named Highballs. The list of ingredients, however, still reads like a cocktail. -Only not an overly complicated one. So what is the different between a Highball and a cocktail and where do you draw the line?

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Butterfly Pea Flower Syrup - How to make one at home

Butterfly pea flowers are a brilliant way to add some color to your drinks. The dark blue flower reacts with acidic elements and our homemade syrup can turn your cocktail into something really magical.

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The Cocktail Jigger - Essential Bar Tool for your Home Bar

Mixing a cocktail is a craft that requires precision. Adding too much sweetness, bitter components or sour juices can quickly ruin what could have been a true delight. And that is why a jigger is an essential and indispensable bar tool.

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Cocktail Strainer - Know your Bar Tools

When shaking cocktails, a strainer is unquestionably absolutely vital. But with so many different types of cocktail strainers it can be hard to decide which you need when starting your home bar. So let me help you out.

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