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How to Find a Great Bar Mentor

How to Find a Great Bar Mentor | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
You know the value of a mentor, but what now? How do you find a great mentor of your own? https://www.abarabove.com/how-to-find-bartender-mentor/
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Gum Syrup: The story of this Old-School Cocktail Ingredient

Gum Syrup: The story of this Old-School Cocktail Ingredient | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
You may have seen “Gomme syrup” listed as an ingredient in some very old cocktail recipes. What is it, and why was it used in cocktails? https://www.abarabove.com/podcast/what-is-gum-syrup/
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Smoking Dutchman

Smoking Dutchman | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
A simple (and smoky) riff on the classic Corpse Reviver #1 that’s not for the faint of heart! https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/smoking-dutchman/
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Vesper Tonic

Vesper Tonic | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Like the Vesper but not in the mood for a martini style drink? Try this reader submission! https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/vesper-tonic/
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Serving Private Event Customers Better by Thinking Outside the Box

Serving Private Event Customers Better by Thinking Outside the Box | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Use your brains and creativity to make an exceptional bartending experience for your clients and guests. https://www.abarabove.com/thinking-outside-the-box-customer-service/
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Why Every Bartender Needs a Mentor

Why Every Bartender Needs a Mentor | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
  A mentor is one of the most important individuals you will ever form a relationship with. A mentor can help shepherd you through the awkward teens of your career and beyond. The relationship can be an anchor in both your professional and personal life.   This article is part one of... https://www.abarabove.com/you-need-a-bar-mentor/
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How to Effectively Work With a Bar Consultant

How to Effectively Work With a Bar Consultant | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Surprise! Your boss hired a consultant. How do you avoid frustration and make the most of this opportunity? https://www.abarabove.com/podcast/work-with-a-bar-consultant/
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Cranberry Cognac Sour

Cranberry Cognac Sour | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
A bit late to the holiday party, but still delicous! Use up your leftover fresh cranberries with this delicious, bright sour. https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/cranberry-cognac-sour/
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Cranberry Collins

Cranberry Collins | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
This simple, sparkly cocktail is a great way to use up those last few cranberries you have left over from the holidays. https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/cranberry-collins/
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How to Become a Better Bartender in 2018

How to Become a Better Bartender in 2018 | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Photo Credit: Nightclub & Bar Show 2017     The Mixology Talk Podcast, Episode #116 It’s the new year and things are (finally) slowing down. Here’s how you can use your downtime to grow your skills and career! Psst – notice something different? Scroll down and you’ll se... https://www.abarabove.com/podcast/be-a-better-bartender-2018/
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The Classic Mojito

The Classic Mojito | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
This minty classic is just the right level of sweetness – as long as you’re not out of mint, of course! https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/classic-mojito/
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South Side

South Side | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
A beautifully simple gin sour that’s perfect for when you’re looking for something aromatic and tart. https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/south-side/
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Things to Buy to Heal your Body from the Holiday Rush

Things to Buy to Heal your Body from the Holiday Rush | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Is your body feeling beat up from the holiday rush, but your wallet pretty full? Here are a few small investments you can make to heal your weary body after the holiday rush https://www.abarabove.com/heal-from-holiday-rush/
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The Scavenger

The Scavenger | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
You had me at black pepper, blackberries, blueberries, ginger, and rosemary! https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/the-scavenger/
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How to Balance a Cash Drawer

How to Balance a Cash Drawer | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
It’s closing and you want to go home but you can’t leave before you deal with the cash drawer. Here’s how. https://www.abarabove.com/balance-cash-drawer/
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Bartender Foot Pain: A Cautionary Tale of Painful Plantar Fasciitis

Bartender Foot Pain: A Cautionary Tale of Painful Plantar Fasciitis | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
  Screaming Plantar Fasciitis and a Puddle of Pain Restaurant people are the toughest folks I know. Mentally and physically, we plow through more stress and challenges in one shift than most people do all week. (And they sit down when they work. Can you imagine that?) We get sore. We fight... https://www.abarabove.com/bartender-foot-pain/
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Cocktail & Bar Trends 2018: What’s new and Noteworthy Now

Cocktail & Bar Trends 2018: What’s new and Noteworthy Now | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
What’s new and happening in cocktail bars in 2018? Here’s what we’re hearing and seeing today. https://www.abarabove.com/podcast/bar-trends-2018/
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Gin·ger

Gin·ger | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
This cocktail recipe was submitted by reader Gitanjali Budhrani from India, and features a classic flavor combination of ginger and Cardamom. https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/gin%c2%b7ger/
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The Cariño

The Cariño | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
This cocktail won Eric van Beek the gold in Bacardi Legacy in the Netherlands. Can you spot the one weird ingredient? https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/carino/
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Prioritizing Family While Working Behind The Bar

Prioritizing Family While Working Behind The Bar | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Balancing work and family is especially difficult for hospitality workers and bartenders. If you’re struggling to find the balance, check out these four tips for making it work! https://www.abarabove.com/work-life-balance-for-bartenders/
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Everybody in the Pool: A Guide to Tip Pooling and Doing it Well

Everybody in the Pool: A Guide to Tip Pooling and Doing it Well | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Tip sharing is a hot topic. Is it good for you, your bar, and your paycheck? Here are some common methods of tip pooling and ways to make sure it’s done fairly. https://www.abarabove.com/tip-sharing/
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Cranberry Collins

Cranberry Collins | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
This simple, sparkly cocktail is a great way to use up those last few cranberries you have left over from the holidays. https://www.abarabove.com/recipe/cranberry-collins/
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5 Things Every Bartender Should Do to Ring in 2018

5 Things Every Bartender Should Do to Ring in 2018 | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
2018 is here and the holiday celebrations are officially (finally) over. Here are a few suggestions to help you make the new year the best yet! https://www.abarabove.com/bartenders-ring-in-2018/
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6 Ways to Make the Most of a Christmas Shift

6 Ways to Make the Most of a Christmas Shift | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Working on Christmas Day might not be your ideal way to celebrate the holiday, but you can still have a fun and memorable shift! Here are 6 ways you can make the most of it. https://www.abarabove.com/christmas-day-shift/
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Bartender to Consultant: An Interview with Matthew Seigel

Bartender to Consultant: An Interview with Matthew Seigel | Around the Web - Cocktails, Bartending & Mixology | Scoop.it
Listen in to hear Matthew Seigel’s crazy story – from Music producer to bar consultant. https://www.abarabove.com/podcast/bartender-to-consultant-matthew-seigel/
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