Have you ever considered a career in bartending? If so, then you are in luck. Below you will find a quick teaser lesson in mixology from the Maryland Bartending Academy. To learn more, you will just have to register for classes!

Drink Mixing Methods: Week 2

  • Blended: First, fill the blender with cubed ice and the drink ingredients. Then blend on low initially, before switching to high speed for an additional 10-20 seconds. Finally, look and listen for any un-blended chunks of ice. And remember, the blender should be rinsed after each drink is made. Examples of drinks that are blended include: Pina Coladas and Daiquiris.
  • Muddle: If a drink recipe calls for “muddling,” use the flat end of the muddler or bar spoon and crush the ingredients until they are “mutilated.” Examples of drinks that are muddled include: an Old Fashioned and Mint Juleps.
  • Ingredients Only: If the mixing method states ingredients only, then add the required ingredients in the proper glass in exactly the order they are listed. Examples of drinks that are ingredients only include: Irish Coffees and Harbor Lights.

To review week 1’ mixing methods, click here. And be sure to check back next week for more Bartending Tips & Tricks!

If you have any questions about Bartending School or wish to register for an upcoming class, please contact the Maryland Bartending Academy by calling 410-787-0020 or visit MarylandBartending.com today!

Maryland Bartending Academy is not only Maryland’s oldest bartending school, but we also offer the most comprehensive curriculum around. We will have you ready for your new career in two weeks and then we will help you find bartender jobs around Maryland and DC! We have trained and placed thousands and thousands of bartenders into some of the busiest bars throughout not only Maryland and DC, but also the entire nation.

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