Liquid FusionPretty Pyrat. Another of my own creations....a luxurious rum inspired spin on The Beautiful...that works well as an after dinner cocktail. In a heated snifter...add three quarters of an ounce of Pyrat XO Reserve Rum with an equal amount of Grand Marnier.
Bar BanterWhat are the only four things a pirate wants upon arriving on shore? Ho, ho, ho...and a bottle or rum!
Quote"If it be the design of Providence to extirpate these savages in order to make room for the cultivation of the earth, it seems not improbable that rum may be the appointed means." -- Benjamin Franklin
Its A Little Known Fact…There are currently over 5,000 brands of cachaca...ranging from industrial to artisanal...available in Brazil!
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Category Archives: Punked
I believe engaging in practical jokes…or simply just fucking with fellow employees…is an essential aspect of bartending. Pranks…no matter how silly and immature…act as fleeting oases of comic relief while we attempt to emotionally survive another evening in the service … Continue reading
The bar I work at has several blended drinks on the cocktail menu. Like most bartenders, I am not exactly a fan of blender-tending. The tedious process involved in making the equivalent of a slurpee with alcohol is hardly worth … Continue reading
About nine years ago…the owners of the bar I work at put all the bartenders through a three day class from Bar Stars focusing on the technical aspects of the profession…mainly the art of free pouring accurate and various portions … Continue reading
Bartending is an incredibly verbal profession. Every person that bellies up feels obligated to know your name, relationship status, age, nationality, underwear size, etc. It is one of the few jobs where you are basically asked to openly share your … Continue reading
One of the more enjoyable aspects of bartending for me is engaging in practical jokes and various pranks with other employees in the service industry. It’s important to incorporate a bit of fun into the job. A couple of months … Continue reading