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Why is ice so important in cocktails?

Why is ice so important in cocktails?

January 2, 2015

You may be used to going into a cocktail bar and hearing people say things like, “there’s too much ice in here, the bartender’s leaving out half my drink”, or something to that effect. Well let me put this all to rest, and dispel the myth of why we bartenders love ice, and you should

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How to make sugar syrups and why

How to make sugar syrups and why

December 18, 2014

Sugar syrups are used in many cocktails today to sweeten the cocktails.  You may have heard of simple syrup, or gomme syrup, well this is the essentially same thing. Like yin to yang, sugar syrups and sour ingredients (such as fresh lime or lemon juice), are each others counterparts, and bring the senses to life

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