Art Of the Drink, Volume 1: Bar Essentials
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(Dec 01, 2005)
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With free Drink Recipe Guide! Get this complete bartending course on DVD and learn to mix drink like the pros, set up a home bar, and be a smarter bar customer! As seen on TV.
-Start with an in-depth tour of the bar!
-Learn "Bar-Speak" terms like up, neat, perfect, and dirty!
-Examine each of the best-selling types of liquor including vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and scotch!
-Take a comprehensive course on martinis!
-Get complete shopping lists and advice on setting up both a basic and advanced home bar!
-Master all the tips and techniques you need to make drinks the way the pros do!
-Includes a bonus reference booklet with over 50 recipes!
Whether you're a novice or a seasoned professional, sit in on this complete class on DVD and learn more about the Art of the Drink!
From the Contributor
Have you always wanted to learn how to tend bar? Do you want to learn more about your favorite drinks? Get Art of the Drink the hands-down best bartending DVD on the market! Professional Bar Instructor and Bar Chef Anthony Caporale's unique approach teaches you the bar from both sides! As a customer in front of the bar, you'll learn the correct way to order drinks, the history of alcoholic beverages, and the differences between each type of liquor. From behind the bar, you'll discover the secrets to mixing drinks just like your favorite bartender, including recipes for today's most popular cocktails. The engaging interactive classroom format lets you watch students ask questions, make drinks, and learn as they learn. Art of the Drink is perfect for anyone seeking to expand their drink knowledge, from the businessperson who wants to feel more comfortable hosting dinner to the experienced bartender or server looking to increase their sales!
Running time: 1 hour 48 minutes.
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Top Customer Reviews
The learning environment is friendly, inviting, and amusing not like the other product which I felt was nonsensical and a little childish. The DVD provides information that can be used right away. The set up, a real bar, shows and explains things that ,even after working in a bar, were still unclear.It provided information on basic drink recipes, the appropriate way to 'build' and serve a drink as well as other bar vernacular that was foreign to me. Even if you already are a drinker this product will only aid in you becoming a better imbiber.
Defintely a winner for me! I still believe in the value of the classroom teaching but what better way to supplement what you learn or get it together prior to the class meetings.
Great introductory video.
Easy to follow. Very basic information about technique and glassware.
Good number of recipes.
A little bit staged, but it does allow the lesson to be presented.
I'd recommend it.
Wish there was a volume two to build upon this video.
Also you can check out Anthony's Podcast by the same name.