Cocktail Mixology

Short course cocktail mixology

Become an expert cocktail maker and impress your employer or friends with this hands-on short course. As well as learning the difference between blended, shaken and built cocktails, you also learn how to use the appropriate equipment and apply health and safety methods before you shake, stir, build and blend. Most importantly you’ll learn basic, creative and innovative cocktail mixing techniques.

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Learning outcomes

  • Define three classifications of cocktail.
  • Explain a range of cocktail-making terms.
  • Convert standard cocktail recipes from fractions to volume (millilitres).
  • Prepare and serve cocktails using a range of preparation methods within a time constraint.
  • Apply the principles of recipe construction to create a cocktail.
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