Surely you’ve experienced — either as a patron or while working — the phenomenon of selling a drink from across the room when one patron watches another patron’s order come out from behind the bar. Going further yet, a bar guest can snap a photo or video and post it to their social media channel, putting your drink in front of the eyes of dozens, even hundreds, of potential patrons. This kind of sharing results in not only bar buzz, but can equate to new bar-goers and increased business.
These cocktails may look complicated, but what if we told you that you could make smoked cocktails at home with only a few tools. For under $100, you can get everything you need to make smoked Old Fashioneds or smoke Manhattans or smoked whatever you want whenever you want.
It’s actually easier than you might think to infuse smoke flavor to your favorite libation. Let the following some ideas inspire you to be the badass bartender you always knew you could be, with no trip needed to that pricey craft cocktail bar.
Wooden Cutting Board
Glass Decanter or Dome
“These days, we have taken cocktails to a whole new level,” notes Karma Jamyang, bartender at Charlie Palmer at The Knick, an upscale bar and restaurant in NYC’s The Knickerbocker Hotel. “Customers want to see their drink with their eyes first, and they want to show other people what they’re drinking. After that, it’s about the flavor.”
Whether you are a bartender looking for great starter to professional Bartender Kit or you are simply someone who loves experimenting with cocktail recipes, you are sure to find all of the essential bartending tools and accessories to help guide you on your creations. Lifevips.com offer several Bar Sets with many different themes and colors, sure to appeal to anyone.