Bartending Notes

Bartending Notes

Simplified Notes for Aspiring Bartenders


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Silent Pool

Silent Pool

A gin with a dark history, and intricate distillation process and a bright future.

Chase Smoked Vodka

Chase Smoked Vodka

A true single-estate vodka that went from a bunch of dirty potatoes to the SFWSC’s No.1 vodka.

Frangelico

Frangelico

A beautiful hazelnut liqueur from the Piedmont region of North Italy – making coffee and cocktails even more amazing since the 1980’s.

Grey Goose

Grey Goose

Arguably one of the most high-quality, mass market spirits ever created. The French really know how it’s done.

What is Absinthe?

What is Absinthe?

What is Absinthe anyway? What’s actually in it?

Jameson

Jameson

More than 300 years old, and with routes and connections in Scotland. This should be on every back bar.

Bushmills

Bushmills

A whisky that’s rougher than most, not surprising considering it’s from County Antrim, NI.

Crown Royal

Crown Royal

The #1 selling Canadian Whiskey in the US, winning five gold medals at the SFWSC.

Canadian Club

Canadian Club

The Gentleman’s whisky from Toronto, now owned by Jim Beam.

Jack Daniels

Jack Daniels

We seen Kesha drink it in her music video, you’ve probably drank it in your music video. It’s JD.

Bells

Bells

We’ve all tried it, we’ve all mixed it. It’s Bell’s.

Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder

“Some say it tastes just like riding bareback on the wild moors of Scotland with a flame haired maiden on Christmas morning. Others agree it tastes like 007 wearing a tuxedo wetsuit.”

Johnny Walker Black Label

Johnny Walker Black Label

Johnny Walker is the most widely distributed blended scotch in the world and is sold in almost every single country with annual sales of 226 million bottles.

Chivas Regal 12

Chivas Regal 12

The leading blended whiskey 12 years old and above in Europe & Asia Pacific.

Tanqueray Gin

Tanqueray Gin

“That One.” This gin has been around for around 200 years – it’s not going anywhere soon.

Tanqueray No.10 Gin

Tanqueray No.10 Gin

A super-premium gin from the masters, using fresh whole fruit making it perfect for a Martini.

Plymouth Gin

Plymouth Gin

Made in the only gin distillery left in Plymouth, a gin that has been used to “Christen” warships.

No. 209 Gin

No. 209 Gin

From the end of a pier to the hi-ball glasses of the world. This American gin has a story.

Martin Millers Gin

Martin Millers Gin

A fantastic gin that has been made using Cucumber as a botanical long before anyone had ever heard of Hendricks.

Hendricks Gin

Hendricks Gin

A Scottish gin that is ordered so often in bars that it may as well be the only one on the shelf.