Tiki Garnish - Laki Kane
Georgi is back, sharing tips on how to elevate your garnish game. In this video, he shows us how to make a Sugarcane Web, which is used on the cocktail The Laki Kane.
Georgi is back, sharing tips on how to elevate your garnish game. In this video, he shows us how to make a Sugarcane Web, which is used on the cocktail The Laki Kane.
Nathan makes homemade horchata and doughnuts in this delicious episode of Plant Based Drinks
Eric and Rebecca from the JBG crew explain some methodologies for using coffee in cocktails.
Top Tips from the Jigger, Beaker & Glass team on how to use Tea in cocktails.
The 101 on Sous Vide and a tasty recipe to try out.
The Jigger, Beaker & Glass team are back giving us the lowdown on Lactic acid fermentation or Lacto-Fermentation, and how to incorporate it into your cocktails.
Rebecca Sides takes you through her fail-safe, step-by-step guide to making Oleo Saccharum.
In this episode, Georgi makes one of the most popular serves at Laki Kane and shows how some simple tricks can really up your garnish game.
Nathan mixes a stirred-down, ocean-themed cocktail with fat-washed coconut oil into the leading spirit.
A guide to understanding how to dehydrate fruit and vegetables for your drinks.
Tony's 101 on Oleo Saccharum.
A quick step-by-step guide to making Tepache with Tony Hogan.
For the final instalment of Episode 3, Miranda breaks down the fundamentals of good bar design, tips for building a drinks strategy, the importance of staying authentically connected to the local community plus much more.
We're back in Chicago, Illinois speaking with Miranda Breedlove as she shares what it takes to build and nurture a strong team in your establishment.
We head over to Chicago, Illinois to chat with National Bar Director and Consultant, Miranda Breedlove to discuss navigating the fast-paced world of food and beverage operations.
In our third and final part of Episode 2, we again catch up with Chef Nelson. As a bar and restaurant owner in Oakland, Chef talks about the importance of finding the right vendors and how to navigate those relationships.
We return to Oakland, California, to once again sit with Chef Nelson German to discuss creating a positive work culture and building an inclusive space for customers.
We touch down in the beautiful Bay Area with Oakland’s own Chef Nelson German. In this episode, we learn about hospitality and Chef’s secrets on curating a great guest experience.
In the third and final instalment of Episode 1, we are back in Miami with Dan Binkiewiecz, the locally successful and world-known bar owner. In this episode, we learn 5 Ways to Bring Your Idea to Life.
In part two, we are again in Miami to meet Dan Binkiewiecz, the locally successful and world-known bar owner. In this episode, he shares 7 Steps to Pitching Your Plan.
We travel to Miami to meet Dan Binkiewiecz, the locally successful and world-known bar owner. In this episode, we learn 6 Steps to A Killer Business Plan and how to turn a dream into a reality.
In this cracking episode hosted by Imie, the Edinburgh Ice Company returns to teach you how to Level Up Your Ice Game. Kaitlin and Max clash heads over ambiguous closing times in a heated, Off the Fence debate. Bar owner Cyan Wong drops by to talk about incorporating Asian flavours into mixology and we take a deeper look at the LGBTQ+ New York bar scene. Don't forget to get involved in the comments and cast your vote in the poll!
In this episode hosted by Kay, top flair-tender Naty Peralta stops by the studio to show you how to Level Up Your Service Style. Ian and Max slug it out in this month's debate- Off the Fence: Technology is Bad for Bartending. If that wasn't enough, Kaitlin has a virtual drink and a chat with Minakshi Singh, one of India's leading figures in the bar world and we venture over to Scotland to have a cool conversation about all things Ice with The Edinburgh Ice Company. Don't forget to get involved in the comments and cast your vote in the poll!
In this episode, Kaitlin is joined by Dan Reed, a 'chilliologist' with an extensive history of growing chillies and experimenting with spice for a fiery chat about using chilli in cocktails. In 'Off the Fence', Imie and Ian debate whether cocktails are elitist. In 'Spotlight On', we venture over to South Africa to meet Shebeen Queen. Fanny Mokoena. If that wasn't enough, in 'Level Up', Kay shares his top tips to help you level up your cocktail classes. Don't forget to get involved in the comments and cast your vote in the poll!
After a season break, we're back with a brand new team of In The Mixers in our very own bar! In this episode, Ian is joined by Anne McHale, award-winning Master of Wine to discuss what bartenders can learn from the world of wine. Kay and Imie face off in 'Off The Fence' debating what it takes to make a great bartender. We travel 'Behind The Scene' in New Orleans in search of classic cocktails. Finally, Max breaks down how to elevate your minimalism in this week's 'Level Up'. Don't forget to like and get involved in the comments!
Max Venning joins Khari Jack for a heated debate in 'Off the Fence: Ready-to-Drink, Revolution or Travesty?' We find out how to take media pitching to the next level with Co-Founder of 'The Cocktail Lovers', Sandrae Lawrence in this week's 'Level Up'. Tiffanie Barriere dials in for a virtual drink and a chat in 'A Drink With' and we shine the spotlight on Columbia's own, Alquimico, which was voted 'World's Most Sustainable Bar'. Don't forget to like and comment and swipe right for the recipes of the drinks featured!
Sly Augustin joins Hannah for a heated debate in 'Off the Fence: Should Bartenders Taste Their Drinks?'. Drinks Photographer, Addie Chinn shares his pro tips for making your drinks more 'instagrammable' in 'Level Up: Your Drinks Photography' and we learn about the wonderful world of No and Low alcohol and cocktails with Marine Rozenfeld, Innovation Development Lead at Bacardi in this week's installment of 'Spotlight On'. Don't forget to like and comment!
Georgie Bell joins Ruairi for a heated debate in 'Off the Fence: Online Ordering, is it Here to Stay?', South African Mixologist, Peter Lebese dials in for a virtual drink and a chat, Georgi Radev of Laki Kane shares some top tips to boost your garnish skills in 'Level Up: Your Garnish Game' and we hear the incredible story of Dead End Paradise - a Beirut bar that had to rebuild after a devastating explosion. Don't forget to like and comment!
Hannah Lanfear joins Aaron for a heated debate in 'Off the Fence: A Good Bartender Never Blames Their Tools'. Sly Augustin takes us around his favourite London spots in 'Behind the Scene' and James Hopkins shares some epic tips to improve your efficiency behind the bar in 'Level Up: Your Bartending Speed'. Don't forget to like and comment!
In this episode, we visit Bird, a listening bar in Copenhagen, Denmark where the customers can play their own records. Bartender Alexander Skovmand, talks us through the bar's philosophy when it comes to running a listening bar and why it's always important to have a good connection with your local record store.
In this episode, we visit Oriole, a subterranean cocktail bar in East London. Bartenders Samet and Mihaiostafi talk us through all the things you need to create the most stylish cocktails. This cocktail style guide will inspire creativity, intrigue and knowledge.
We visit Bauhaus-inspired, A Bar with Shapes for a Name to talk with Co-Owner Paul and Bar Manager Maria who give us all the tips you need to design a concept bar from scratch. Discover how they used art to build a space, cocktail menu and community.
In this episode, we visit Behind This Wall, a basement bar in East London. Owner Alex Harris talks us through the bar’s storied hi-fi soundsystem, a Frankenstein’s monster of different components across time, demonstrating how you can get a warm-sounding but transparent soundsystem without it costing the Earth.
Lori Mae from East London's glitzy basement LGBTQ+ karaoke & drag bar; The Karaoke Hole, gives us the scoop on how to feel your absolute best behind the bar and the role of performance in bartending.
We visit The Lexington, a legendary late-night pub and music venue where resident DJ Oli ‘Paget’ Moon shares his tips for getting your first gig, and how to not mess it up.
We explore the reasons why tattoos and bar culture are a match made in heaven…or more aptly, hell.
We speak to the owners of Blondies about combining a passion for music and bartending to make their dream heavy metal venue a reality.
Rhys, Co-Founder of the Edinburgh Ice Co. returns to In The Mix to teach you how to make your ice look extra cool.
Flair extraordinaire, Naty Peralta demonstrates her 5 easy-to-follow tips to incorporate that will boost your service style and wow your guests.
Kay shares his top tips to help you level up your cocktail classes and elevate your guests' experience - as seen in S2:E2 of 'In The Mix'.
Award-winning bar owner and industry legend, Max shares his top tips for how you can elevate your bar and your guests' experience by keeping things simple. When it comes to minimalism, less is certainly more.
PR expert and magazine publisher, Sandrae Lawrence drops in at the studio and shares some great tips for all bartenders who want to take their media pitching game up a notch.
Professional drinks and still life photographer, Addie Chinn, stops by to share his top tips on how to take your drinks photography to the next level.
Georgi Radev, Tiki legend and Co-Founder of Laki Kane shares some super tips on how to elevate your cocktail garnishes.
James Hopkins, Co-Founder of The London Cocktail Club shares some invaluable tips on how to improve your speed of service. Helping him demonstrate his tips is Ed Garner, bartender and a finalist in LCC's 'Mortal Kombat' speed of service competition.
Chris Cabrera reflects on their life and learnings while reading a letter written to their younger self. This letter was recorded at Tales of the Cocktail 2022, in New Orleans, USA.
Christina Veira reflects on her life and learnings while reading a letter written to her younger self. This letter was recorded at Tales of the Cocktail 2022, in New Orleans, USA.
Earlecia Richelle reflects on her life and learnings while reading a letter written to her younger self. This letter was recorded at Tales of the Cocktail 2022, in New Orleans, USA.
Mikey Enright reflects on his life and learnings while reading a letter written to his younger self.
Ian Burrell reflects on his life and learnings while reading a letter written to his younger self.
Karl Franz Williams reflects on his life and learnings while reading a letter written to his younger self.
It's the season finale of The Bar Games and our dynamic duo head over to East London to meet Barbara, Alessandra and Kelly, three London-based ladies battling out for the not-so-coveted and definitely-not-cheap, Bar Games Trophy. Where should we head to next season? Drop a comment and let us know.
For our fourth edition of The Bar Games, we're up in Edinburgh, Scotland. Battling it out for bragging rights and the highly-coveted trophy are Shaun, Sian and Joe - which one of them will be victorious? Enjoying the show? Don't forget to like, comment and subscribe!
It's episode three and this month we're in the Yorkshire city of Leeds. Three local bartending heroes: Dean, Abi and Alessandro must battle it out for that not-quite-famous and definitely-not-cheap, Bar Games Trophy. Enjoying the show? Don't forget to like, comment and subscribe!
In this second episode of the series, we're in Bristol! Three local bartending heroes: Dutch, Alex and Chris facing off for the not-so-coveted and definitely-not-cheap, Bar Games Trophy.
We're in Manchester for the first episode of The Bar Games where our three local bartending heroes: Alex, Salem and Phil are going head-to-head. Who will leave with bragging rights and the not-so-coveted and definitely-not-cheap, Bar Games Trophy?
In this episode, we turn the spotlight on The Edinburgh Ice Company to discover why they exist and how they create distinctive, beautiful ice to serve in the finest quality cocktails. Know about an interesting story, bar, or trend from the industry we should put a spotlight on? Drop a comment.
Shebeens in South Africa provided a gathering space for Black South Africans could socialise together despite the restrictions of Apartheid. In this episode, we hear the encouraging story of Shebeen Queen, Fanny Mokoena. Know about an interesting story, bar, or trend from the industry we should put a spotlight on? Drop a comment.
Discover how the team at Alquimico, a hip rooftop terrace bar in Cartagena, Colombia earned its award as the World's Most Sustainable Bar in this week's installment of 'Spotlight On'. Know about an interesting story, bar, or trend from the industry we should put a spotlight on? Drop a comment.
We learn about the wonderful world of No and Low alcohol and cocktails with Marine Rozenfeld, Innovation Development Lead at Bacardi in this week's installment of 'Spotlight On'. Know about an interesting story, bar, or trend from the industry we should put a spotlight on? Drop a comment.
Hear about the incredible story of Dead End Paradise - a Beirut bar that had to rebuild after a devastating explosion as featured in Episode 2 of 'In The Mix'. Know about an interesting story, bar or person from the industry we should put a spotlight on? Drop a comment.
Matchmaking is all about chemistry, biology and physics, so extraordinary pairings take work. In this session, recorded live in Manchester, the Jigger, Beaker & Glass Team explores the science of flavour pairing – giving you all the tools to tickle the taste buds and create Instagram-worthy combinations.
Straight off the stage in Manchester and into a quick-fire interview with the team who ran the Jigger Beaker & Glass Roadshow.
We caught up and asked some questions to Adrian during the Jigger Beaker & Glass Roadshow in Manchester.
La'Mel Clarke and Adrian Forde-Beggs talk through the Lyan approach to delivering a great drinks program, regardless if they have an ABV or not. The episode was recorded live in Manchester on the 10th of May 2022.
In this episode, Rueben, Kyra and Emilie get together in the stunning Silverleaf bar in the Pan Pacific Hotel in London, to share their understanding of what a Spritz is and how they have made some seasonal twists.
The Bloody Mary, every bartender thinks they might have the best recipe. In this episode, Pritesh, Will and Rachel meet in Swift in Soho London to discuss and make their interpretations of the classic Bloody Mary.
Sydney's Natalie Ng, New York City's Lucinda Sterling and London's Max Venning each put their own special twist on the classic Daiquiri.
London's Sly Augustin, Sydney's Jenna Hemsworth, and New York City's Chris Moore each put their own special twist on the classic Negroni.
IT’S THE FINAL. The bartenders face their last competition and educational session. In this exciting new episode, we learn who the winner is. We watch as each bartender showcases their final drink – honing the skills they’ve learnt during their Protégé journey, presentation skills and authenticity.
The masterclass session focuses on production and maturation of spirits. After which the bartenders undergo a pop quiz, testing their general knowledge skills. Each Protégé has a team of 3 in which they can ask upon to help them answer questions.
Enthusiastic new bartenders gather round to get ready to be educated on the vermouth categories. Bartenders are challenged in a speed round to make 6 different cocktails under a time constraint. Who will come out on top?
In the third and final part of the miniseries, La'Mel meets Kieron Boothe, an Illustrator and Rapper to discuss how illustration can be used to help customers navigate cocktail menus and to bring his three creations to life.
La'Mel meets musical artist, Gabzy to learn tips from his process in the studio that allows him to find the perfect name for his songs. Tune in to find out how La'Mel uses this knowledge to name the drinks he created from his time with Wendy (episode 1).
Creative Juices explores the intersection between creativity and making cocktails. In this episode, La'Mel meets content creator and makeup artist, Wendy to learn how colour, texture and heritage can be used to showcase your creativity when making drinks.
An exploration of modern bartending culture through the ritual of aperitif. In the third episode of the series, we're in Paris where Franck meets with Bar Nouveau co-owners, Remy Savage, Sara and Hadrien Moudoulaud, brand ambassador Lucie Noppe and owner of Divine, Nicolas Munoz to explore and discuss what aperitif culture looks like in Paris. Where should we go next? Drop a comment and let us know!
An exploration of modern bartending culture through the ritual of aperitif. In the second episode of the series we're in Rome where Franck joins forces with Patrick Pistolesi, the larger-than-life, Irish-Italian owner of Drink Kong. Together our duo visit Matteo Zed of The Court, superstar brand ambassador, Cristina Folgore, head bartender of Chapter Hotel, Solomiya Grytsyshyn and Riccardo Rossi, co-owner of Freni e Frizioni to show and discuss the true art of the aperitivo. Where should we go next? Drop a comment and let us know!
An exploration of modern bartending culture through the ritual of aperitif. In the first episode of the series, Franck joins forces with the pioneering bar owner, Paul Lougrat to show us around some of his favourite London bars. Along for the ride are some of the top bartending heroes from around London who are more than happy to debate and celebrate the similarities and differences of the aperitif occasion over some good food and drinks. Where should we go next? Drop a comment and let us know!
The Owner vs The Head Bartender. The Fussy Drinkers have set three tough challenges that will test the bartenders and get them to think on their feet. Who will come out on top?
Two bartenders, Clare Morrow and La'Mel Clarke battle it out to challenge the taste buds of three rather fussy drinkers. Who will prevail?! Swipe right to find the recipes featured!
Two bartenders, Clare Morrow and La'Mel Clarke battle it out to challenge the taste buds of three rather fussy drinkers. Who will prevail?! Find the recipes featured below!
We go Behind the Scene of New York City's infamous LGBT bar scene and meet some iconic figures along the way.
We're in New Orleans, the birthplace of several classic cocktails including the Sazerac to discover what makes this iconic city tick. As seen in S2:E1 of 'In The Mix'.
Sly Augustin, owner of West London Rum Bar, Trailer Happiness takes us on a journey behind the scenes at three of his favourite bars.
The Feeling is the second episode from 'Balance: High On Life'. In this episode, we hear the story of Anna, who works at a bar/restaurant Moo in Chamonix, France. Anna's dedication to following her heart takes us on an unforgettable journey on two wheels.
Thrill Seekers is the story of Ariane and Morten, who work together at high-end restaurant 'Mumma' in Chamonix, France. Freedom to explore and create innovative cocktails, makes for an inspiring place to work and grow their skillset. At the same time both characters are extremely passionate about the mountains, where they seek excitement and physical challenges.
Tiffanie Barriere and Holly Graham go head-to-head and debate which region, the USA or Asia, has the best cocktail culture. So are you Team USA or Team Asia? Get involved in the poll and have your say in the comments.
Ross Simon and Lynnette Marrero go head-to-head and argue their reasons for and against the use of batching. Do you think batching is bad for cocktail culture? Get involved in the poll and have your say in the comments.
Stones, cubes and block ice, what is best for serving straight spirits? Rebecca and Franck put it to the test in the studio.
Rebecca and Franck sit down and challenge themselves to find what is the best ice for a simple highball.
Comorin reflects a journey of exploration across India. At the bar, they promote a spirit of innovation, representing classics at their best and championing local products wherever possible. They highlight local ingredients that are often overlooked to create a unique beverage program. Varun Sharma (Head Mixologist at Comorin) takes us through Indian household flavours like lime, mint, rose, clove and Thyme & shows us how they’re used in cocktails to give his drinks a taste that most Indians grew up with. Most of the drinks at Comorin are in-house & the drinks are aimed to give a global feel with an Indian taste.
Spices and India are synonymous with each other and the use of spice in drinks is centuries-old. Varun Sharma (Head Mixologist at Comorin), takes us on a quick tour of Khari Baoli, the spice market in Old Delhi and gives us a history of Indian spices along the way.
Khari Jack, host of 'In The Mix' Episode 4 sits down with Atlanta-based mixologist, Tiffanie Barriere, also known as 'The Drinking Coach', for a virtual drink and a chat - swipe right for the recipes! Talking points from this episode include: How the city of Atlanta handled its reopening Representation of Black and Brown bartenders within the hospitality sector How each got into the industry The relationship between bartenders and chefs Quick-fire questions and more! Look out for the video highlights of this chat in Episode 4 of 'In The Mix' and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
Ruairi Gilles, host of 'In The Mix' Episode 2 sits down with award-winning, South African mixologist, Peter Lebese, for a virtual drink and a chat. Talking points from this episode include: Pivoting during the lockdowns The South African cocktail scene How working in the United States shaped Peter Bartender pet peeves Quick-fire questions and more! Look out for the video highlights of this chat in Episode 2 of 'In The Mix' and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
Two very different bartenders show each other their Berlin - Thomas Pflanz, a classic West Berliner born and raised, and Susan Choi, a vivacious American with South Korean roots and a love for Kimchi. They take us on a tour of bars in East and West Berlin, showing how a sense of tradition has remained in the West, with the East becoming a new frontier for bar culture and a wealthier class in the city. It’s a fascinating dive into a cocktail culture very much influenced by the city’s tumultuous history and the wall which divided it over decades.
Covid-19 presented incredible obstacles for the world and the global bartending industry felt the full force of movement restrictions. In this documentary, we meet three bartenders from Southside Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco who each found ways to adapt and keep their businesses alive.