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Bar Biz

1 season / 9 episodes
Bar Biz: Episode 3, Part 3

Bar Biz: Episode 3, Part 3

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 3, Part 2

Bar Biz: Episode 3, Part 2

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 3, Part 1

Bar Biz: Episode 3, Part 1

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 2, Part 3

Bar Biz: Episode 2, Part 3

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 2, Part 2

Bar Biz: Episode 2, Part 2

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 2, Part 1

Bar Biz: Episode 2, Part 1

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 1, Part 3

Bar Biz: Episode 1, Part 3

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 1, Part 2

Bar Biz: Episode 1, Part 2

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.

Bar Biz: Episode 1, Part 1

Bar Biz: Episode 1, Part 1

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.

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In the Mix

2 seasons / 8 episodes
In the Mix with Imie

In the Mix with Imie

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 the Mix with Kay

In the Mix with Kay

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 the Mix with Kaitlin

In the Mix with Kaitlin

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!

In the Mix with Ian

In the Mix with Ian

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!

In the Mix with Khari

In the Mix with Khari

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!

In the Mix with Hannah

In the Mix with Hannah

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!

In the Mix with Ruairi

In the Mix with Ruairi

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!

In the Mix with Aaron

In the Mix with Aaron

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!

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Wasted Talent Presents...

1 season / 8 episodes
How To Run A Listening Bar

How To Run A Listening Bar

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.

Cocktail Styling with Oriole Bar

Cocktail Styling with Oriole Bar

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.

Designing a Concept Bar with A Bar With Shapes for a Name

Designing a Concept Bar with A Bar With Shapes for a Name

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.

How to Build a Soundsystem on a Budget with Alex Harris

How to Build a Soundsystem on a Budget with Alex Harris

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.

Serving You Style at the Karaoke Hole With Lori Mae

Serving You Style at the Karaoke Hole With Lori Mae

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.

From Bar to Booth: How to Evolve Your Mixing

From Bar to Booth: How to Evolve Your Mixing

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.

Why Do Bartenders Love Ink?

Why Do Bartenders Love Ink?

We explore the reasons why tattoos and bar culture are a match made in heaven…or more aptly, hell.

How To Build Your Own Dive Bar with Blondies

How To Build Your Own Dive Bar with Blondies

We speak to the owners of Blondies about combining a passion for music and bartending to make their dream heavy metal venue a reality.

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Level Up

2 seasons / 8 episodes
Level Up: Your Ice Game with Edinburgh Ice Co.

Level Up: Your Ice Game with Edinburgh Ice Co.

Rhys, Co-Founder of the Edinburgh Ice Co. returns to In The Mix to teach you how to make your ice look extra cool.

Level Up: Your Service Style with Naty Peralta

Level Up: Your Service Style with Naty Peralta

Flair extraordinaire, Naty Peralta demonstrates her 5 easy-to-follow tips to incorporate that will boost your service style and wow your guests.

Level Up: Your Cocktail Classes with Kay Zell-Huxley

Level Up: Your Cocktail Classes with Kay Zell-Huxley

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'.

Level Up: Your Minimalism with Max Venning

Level Up: Your Minimalism with Max Venning

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.

Level Up: Your Media Pitching with Sandrae Lawrence

Level Up: Your Media Pitching with Sandrae Lawrence

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.

Level Up: Your Drinks Photography with Addie Chinn

Level Up: Your Drinks Photography with Addie Chinn

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.

Level Up: Your Garnish Game with Georgi Radev

Level Up: Your Garnish Game with Georgi Radev

Georgi Radev, Tiki legend and Co-Founder of Laki Kane shares some super tips on how to elevate your cocktail garnishes.

Level Up: Your Bartending Speed with James Hopkins

Level Up: Your Bartending Speed with James Hopkins

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.

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Jigger Beaker Glass - Tips

1 season / 5 episodes
Tiki Garnish - The Mahi-Mahi

Tiki Garnish - The Mahi-Mahi

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.

Plant Based Drinks - Fat Wash

Plant Based Drinks - Fat Wash

Nathan mixes a stirred-down, ocean-themed cocktail with fat-washed coconut oil into the leading spirit.

Dehydrating

Dehydrating

A guide to understanding how to dehydrate fruit and vegetables for your drinks.

Oleo Saccharum

Oleo Saccharum

Tony's 101 on Oleo Saccharum.

Tepache

Tepache

A quick step-by-step guide to making Tepache with Tony Hogan.

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The Bar Games

1 season / 5 episodes
The Bar Games: East London

The Bar Games: East London

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.

The Bar Games: Edinburgh

The Bar Games: Edinburgh

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!

The Bar Games: Leeds

The Bar Games: Leeds

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!

The Bar Games: Bristol

The Bar Games: Bristol

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.

The Bar Games: Manchester

The Bar Games: Manchester

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?

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Spotlight On

2 seasons / 5 episodes
Spotlight On: The Edinburgh Ice Company

Spotlight On: The Edinburgh Ice Company

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.

Spotlight On: South Africa's Shebeen Queens

Spotlight On: South Africa's Shebeen Queens

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.

Spotlight On: Sustainable Bar Alquimico

Spotlight On: Sustainable Bar Alquimico

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.

Spotlight On: Dry and Mighty

Spotlight On: Dry and Mighty

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.

Spotlight On: Dead End Paradise

Spotlight On: Dead End Paradise

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.

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Off the Fence

1 season / 4 episodes
Off the Fence: Ready-to-Drink, Revolution or Travesty?

Off the Fence: Ready-to-Drink, Revolution or Travesty?

Khari Jack (for) and Max Venning (against) each have 60 seconds to debate the topic 'Ready-to-Drink, Revolution or Travesty?' in this week's 'Off the Fence'. Find out who wins by watching the full episode of In The Mix Episode 4 Hosted by Khari. Are you for or against Ready-to-Drink? Comment below!

Off the Fence: Should Bartenders Taste Their Drinks?

Off the Fence: Should Bartenders Taste Their Drinks?

Hannah Lanfear (for) and Sly Augustin (against) each have 60 seconds to debate the topic 'Should Bartenders Taste Their Drinks?' in this week's 'Off the Fence'. Find out who wins by watching the full episode of In The Mix Episode 3 Hosted by Hannah. Are you team Hannah or Sly? Comment below!

Off the Fence: Online Ordering: is it Here to Stay?

Off the Fence: Online Ordering: is it Here to Stay?

Ruairi Gilles (for) and Georgie Bell (against) each have 60 seconds to debate the topic 'Off the Fence: Online Ordering: is it Here to Stay?' in this week's 'Off the Fence'. Find out who wins by watching the full episode of In The Mix Episode 2 Hosted by Ruairi Gilles. Are you team Ruairi or Georgie? Comment below!

Off the Fence: A Good Bartender Never Blames Their Tools

Off the Fence: A Good Bartender Never Blames Their Tools

Aaron Wall (for) and Hannah Lanfear (against) each have 60 seconds to debate the topic 'A Good Bartender Never Blames Their Tools' in this week's 'Off the Fence'. Find out who wins by watching the full episode of In The Mix Episode 1 Hosted by Aaron Wall. Are you team Aaron or Hannah? Comment below!

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Creative Juices

1 season / 3 episodes
Using Illustration on Menus

Using Illustration on Menus

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.

Finding the Perfect Name

Finding the Perfect Name

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).

Colour, Texture and Heritage

Colour, Texture and Heritage

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.

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Letter to a Young Bartender

2 seasons / 3 episodes
Letter to a Young Bartender: Mikey Enright

Letter to a Young Bartender: Mikey Enright

Mikey Enright reflects on his life and learnings while reading a letter written to his younger self.

Letter to a Young Bartender: Ian Burrell

Letter to a Young Bartender: Ian Burrell

Ian Burrell reflects on his life and learnings while reading a letter written to his younger self.

Letter to a Young Bartender: Karl Franz Williams

Letter to a Young Bartender: Karl Franz Williams

Karl Franz Williams reflects on his life and learnings while reading a letter written to his younger self.

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Jigger Beaker Glass - Panels

1 season / 2 episodes
Ice Tests - On the Rocks

Ice Tests - On the Rocks

Stones, cubes and block ice, what is best for serving straight spirits? Rebecca and Franck put it to the test in the studio.

Ice Tests - Highballs

Ice Tests - Highballs

Rebecca and Franck sit down and challenge themselves to find what is the best ice for a simple highball.

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A Taste of India

1 season / 2 episodes
Comorin

Comorin

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.

Land of Spices

Land of Spices

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.

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Soiree in Bloom

1 season / 2 episodes
Soiree in Bloom - Rome

Soiree in Bloom - Rome

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!

Soiree in Bloom - London

Soiree in Bloom - London

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!

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The Shake Up

1 season / 2 episodes
The Shake Up: Daiquiri

The Shake Up: Daiquiri

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.

The Shake Up: Negroni

The Shake Up: Negroni

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.

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Fussy Drinkers

1 season / 2 episodes
Fussy Drinkers: Episode 2

Fussy Drinkers: Episode 2

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!

Fussy Drinkers: Episode 1

Fussy Drinkers: Episode 1

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!

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A Drink With... Podcast

1 season / 2 episodes
A Drink With... Tiffanie Barriere

A Drink With... Tiffanie Barriere

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.

A Drink With... Peter Lebese

A Drink With... Peter Lebese

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.

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Behind the Scene

2 seasons / 2 episodes
Behind the Scene: NYC LGBT

Behind the Scene: NYC LGBT

We go Behind the Scene of New York City's infamous LGBT bar scene and meet some iconic figures along the way.

Behind the Scene: New Orleans

Behind the Scene: New Orleans

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'.

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Protégé

1 season / 1 episode
Low ABV Drinks and Speed Challenge

Low ABV Drinks and Speed Challenge

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?

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A Berlin Bar Journey

1 season / 1 episode
A Berlin Bar Journey

A Berlin Bar Journey

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.

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'20 Proof

1 season / 1 episode
'20 Proof

'20 Proof

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.

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Jigger Beaker Glass - Live Road Shows

1 season
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