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How to go From Barback to Bartender in 5.2 Seconds

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Ok, maybe not 5.2 seconds, but fast stuff is so cool I just couldn’t help myself. As you may or may not be aware, the entire purpose of my bartender online course, TheRealBarCourse, is to get you well-trained and then get you a bartending job as quickly as possible, but if you’re a barback or are looking to get hired as …

9 Long Island Iced Teas You Should Know How to Make

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Ahhhh, the Long Island Iced Tea. As long as people have enjoyed vomiting in the bushes outside their neighborhood watering hole, they’ve enjoyed sucking down Long Island Iced Teas. Just ordering a Long Island sort of defines your night right from the start and makes a declaration to everyone around you: I’m going to go from zero to humiliating just as quickly …

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Bartending School

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The #1 question I have been asked throughout my career by people who want to become a bartender and who are considering signing up for TheRealBarcourse is: “Should I go to bartending school?” Followed by the second most asked question: “How do I choose the right one?” Just to make things clear, I am not anti-bartending school as long as you can find one that …

Meet Bot-Tender: The Most Boring Transformer of All

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If you’ve every wanted to know what it’s like to have a cocktail made by the Chrysler corporation in their assembly line factories, your wishes have been granted. Check out the Bot-tender. It’s just like an Erector Set, except not exciting or fun. It’s about as warm and friendly as the cop from Terminator 2 and quick as a sloth. …

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The Online Bartending School to End All Bartending Schools?

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Before you say anything. I’m fully aware that I’m a walking contradiction. I tell people who ask my advice about bartending school not to go, and yet I vehemently tell people to sign-up for my online bartending school/ bartending course. You can find out more about my course here. Seems like an self-serving thing to do, doesn’t it? And technically …