Bartender Basics

Lobster Ink’s series of bartender basics courses will show you how to get the basics right the first time. It’ll also provide you with an excellent foundation on which to build your career as a bartender.
Bar Essentials Course

Bar Essentials Course

The Lobster Ink Bar Essentials Course focuses on the basic skills that anyone would need to complete a shift behind the bar at any establishment globally.

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Duration
8 lessons
Bar Service Fundamentals

Bar Service Fundamentals

By the end of the course the difference between front and back of house bar will be clear, and you’ll have the basic information you need to service any bar anywhere around the world.

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Duration
15 lessons
Bar Set Up and Preparation

Bar Set Up and Preparation

Learning the professional standards of bar set up and preparation will get you in command of your work station, so you can focus on serving the best quality drinks to satisfied Guests consistently.

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Duration
6 lessons
Introduction to Beer and Bitters

Introduction to Beer and Bitters

Think you know how to pour the perfect glass of beer? See if you’re doing it right.

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Duration
4 lessons
Garnish Like a Pro

Garnish Like a Pro

The best drink presentations allow the Guest to taste the drink before it has even been served, due to its tantalising appearance.

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Duration
13 lessons
Vodka Cocktails  101

Vodka Cocktails 101

Mastering the vodka cocktail is essential as it’s a common order for social Guests. Don’t be baffled by the basics - master them.

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Duration
8 lessons
Tequila Cocktails  101

Tequila Cocktails 101

Get into the fiesta spirit with this festive spirit and find out that there is much more to the classic Mexican export than simply enjoying it neat.

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Duration
4 lessons
Whisky Cocktails 101

Whisky Cocktails 101

The art of dressing up whisky in a cocktail shows your versatility as a bar professional.

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Duration
8 lessons
Brandy Cocktails 101

Brandy Cocktails 101

Learn how to make the best Tom and Jerry, Horse’s Neck and the Sazerac confidently with our Brandy Cocktails Course.

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Duration
6 lessons
Gin Cocktails 101

Gin Cocktails 101

Things you’ll need to make perfect gin cocktails every time: a shining sun, a relaxed atmosphere and this course.

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Duration
14 lessons
Rum Cocktails 101

Rum Cocktails 101

You’ll explore new and interesting ways to present this festive spirit with other fresh ingredients to make enticing cocktails packed with flavour and character.

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Duration
9 lessons
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