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Lessons in Glassware Every Bartender Should Know

The truth is we eat and drink with our eyes first, so as delicious as your cocktail may be, it’s important to make it visually appealing or most people won’t be enticed to order it. That’s why I found this

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Amazing Bartending Tricks

If you love watching your local bartending showing off some flair bartending skills, you’ll love this video of a master bartender pouring 17 Jagerbombs simultaneously. Warning, don’t try this at home.

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Two Australian bars make the top 10 of the World’s 50 Best Bar list

Two of Australia’s leading bars have made it onto the World’s 50 Best Bars list, and they’ve not just made it onto the list, but they made it into the top 10. The 2 impressive establishments are Sydney’s the Baxter’s

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Liquor Discussion Paper for South Australia Launched

The SA government recently launched its liquor licensing discussion, which will look into whether supermarkets should be allowed to sell alcohol. The acting premier John Rau said its been almost 2 decades since liquor legislation was fully reviewed in SA,

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Do You Know How to Stir a Cocktail

Every bartender needs to know how to make good cocktails but it takes more than just getting a recipe right. This quick video shows you the right way to stir.  

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The Drink Every Bartender Must Know

So what is the one drink every bartender MUST know? According to these experts its a Daiquiri. Watch  the video to learn why they ask bartenders to make a Daiquiri in an interview.  

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Be Your Own Exotic Bartender

You don’t need to be in Panama to drink like you are. In this video you’ll learn how to make a Panamanian Mojito, a nice change from the typical Mojito if you’re getting bored.  

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Best Tip for New Bartenders

So you’v decided to take up bartending or perhaps you are a bartender that wants to improve your game, well  like a magician there are certain “secrets” that will help make you a better mixologist. On the DrinksStraighUp blog the

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New Low Alcohol Cocktails You Must Try

This low alcohol cocktails are perfect to try now as the weather begins to warm up and we start to take out parties outside. Because this is a low-alcohol recipe, you don’t have to worry about becoming tipsy after one

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How To Make A Dirty Martini

Here’s how you make an old favourite, that’s still as popular today as it was in the past – a Dirty Martini.  

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