Week 1 at Make Cocktails at Home
It’s now the end of the first week of the blog and I’ve got to say I’m pretty happy with how things are going so far.
A quick review of what we’ve covered this week:
. Training – Fundamentals
Essential Home Bar Equipment
Essential ingredients for your home cocktail bar
Easy Guide to Alcohol pt 1: Fermentation, Distillation and Spirits
Vodka – Moscow Mule
Whiskey – Sweet Manhattan
. Coming up
There’s plenty more to come over the next few weeks, including pt 2 of the Easy Guide to Alcohol, this time focusing on
. There will be guides to liqueurs the cocktail, and lessons on deconstructing and taste . balance
Also, the first of the
series should be up soon. These videos will cover the more practical sides to making cocktails with the ingredients and tools you have at home, so look for guides to mixing methods (including shaking and stirring), making syrups and liqueurs, and a few more that I’m keeping to myself for now! video
As always, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions then let
me know, and make sure to join the newsletter or like me on Facebook to get news of the updates as they’re posted.
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Have you ever wondered what that bottle of Cointreau on your shelf is actually made of? Understanding liqueurs as ingredients (such as Cointreau) will help you make better drinks – if you haven’t already then check out Easy Guide to Alcohol Part Two – Liqueurs
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I’ve made a big update to the downloadble cocktail recipe PDF – it now contains 96 cocktails including all your favourites like the Mojito, Old Fashioned, Margarita and Cosmo, along with a selection of classics and ‘modern classics’. Check it out today! Downloadable Cocktail Recipe PDF