Welcome to your first day of training as a bartender!
When the world opens up again, the restaurant industry is going to need experienced bartenders.
Today, we will teach you how to make five classic cocktails that are extremely popular and are sure to impress everyone.
We’ll be giving you a list of ingredients, instructions, and tips you need to make the perfect cocktails. Let’s dive straight into it!
Martini’s are a super easy drink to make and only require a few ingredients. Whether you make it shaken or stirred is up to you, but grab these ingredients, and we’ll teach you how to make it.
To keep the drink cold once served, we recommend chilling the cocktail glass for at least thirty minutes in the freezer before serving. If the customer doesn’t like olives, you can exchange them for a lemon twist for a zestier flavor.
Now let’s make an Old Fashioned!
The Old Fashioned is simple to make, and you don’t even need to pull out a mixer! Gather up these ingredients, and let’s make that drink that’s been a favorite since the 1800s.
If you don’t have sugar cubes, use .75 oz of simple syrup and no water. NEVER use a sugar packet and avoid using small ice cubes, as they melt faster and tend to dilute the cocktail.
If you don’t have or like Bourbon, it can be replaced with other similar whiskey types.
Moving on to the third drink of the day: The Bloody Mary.
It is always a classic breakfast and brunch drink. Bloody Mary’s have become trendy again and can be made in just a few minutes.
They are so easy to make, you won’t even need a mirror to summon it!
Grab these ingredients, and we’ll get started.
You can add a few green olives if the customer enjoys them. Also, for best results, use Tabasco sauce, but any hot sauce will do.
Just keep in mind how spicy it is— if you want something sweeter, add an orange wedge instead of the lemon wedge.
Now let’s make a Long Island Iced Tea. While traditionally this is more of a summery drink, it can still be enjoyed year-round.
It has a few more ingredients than some of the other drinks you’ve made today, but the instructions are super simple and easy to follow.
You can use any type of orange-flavored liquor in place of Triple Sec. You can also serve the cola on the side and let the customer pour it in for an added experience or request more or less cola.
Okay, we have one more drink to make to help you turn this experience around for your waiting customer. Let’s make them a Manhattan.
A Manhattan is another fantastic yet straightforward drink that everybody loves.
Gather these few ingredients, and let’s get this party started!
This drink is perfect in its simplicity. The only tip we have for making a Manhattan better is adding orange peels or extra cherries for more fruity flavors.
Great job on completing your training!
All five of these drinks are great tasting, quick to make, and the ingredients are easy to find and to memorize.
Feel free to customize these drinks to add your personality to them, but be careful to stay within your customers’ expectations.
Be sure to use these tips to impress future interviewers when looking for your new job.
Good luck in your future endeavors as a mixologist!
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