Our bartending blog

This is our back bar, stored full of cocktail recipes, industry news, EBS updates and other hidden gems!

11th Nov
Top 5 festive getaways

Top 5 festive getaways

Christmas is coming, and what sounds better than a Christmas holiday abroad over the festive season. The question is, where to go on your Christmas holidays? Maybe you want some...

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29th Oct
Introducing Our Basic Bartender Course

Introducing Our Basic Bartender Course

We all know that getting a bartending job with no previous experience is pretty much impossible. For this reason, our talented education team have been hard at work developing an...

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2nd Oct
From A Bartender Course in Greece to Top Bar Manager

From A Bartender Course in Greece to Top Bar Manager

Meet Vince. He took the EBS International Bartender Course on the stunning island of Kos, Greece in 2012 and hasn’t looked back since. Today he is the bar manager at...

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6th Sep
Shake Your Future, 10 weeks to jump into the bartending industry

Shake Your Future, 10 weeks to jump into the bartending industry

Bartending can be life-changing and in 2018, we set out to prove it. European Bartender School is proud to link up with the Bacardi Martini group to create the Shake...

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3rd Sep
5 Amazing Whisky Bars to Try in London

5 Amazing Whisky Bars to Try in London

Whiskey is no longer just for your Grandad. Once widely marketed and perceived as a strong spirit for the older generations, it has been reinvented as a fashionable and diverse...

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31st Aug
Top Cocktail Events in the UK: Where and when

Top Cocktail Events in the UK: Where and when

Cocktails have become a pub and bar staple across the UK. What better way to enjoy these luscious concoctions than by celebrating their very existence at one of these UK...

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31st Aug
10 Celebrities Alcohol Brands to Try

10 Celebrities Alcohol Brands to Try

As Matthew McConaughey launches his own whiskey, we take a look at ten famous names that have their very own booze brand… Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey introduced his very...

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30th Aug
5 Unusual Cocktail Trends Coming to a Bar Near You…

5 Unusual Cocktail Trends Coming to a Bar Near You…

As any seasoned cocktail drinker knows, part of the fun is enjoying the experimentation of new flavours, styles and mixes. But are you daring enough to try one of these...

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30th Aug
5 Holiday Destinations for Gin Lovers

5 Holiday Destinations for Gin Lovers

Love gin? Then you’ll love discovering these five amazing international gin destinations… The world’s gone positively gin mad over the last decade, and it is quickly rising to be one...

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29th Aug
5 of the best gin distilleries in Scotland

5 of the best gin distilleries in Scotland

With so many gin distilleries popping up across Scotland it can be difficult to know which one to choose. We’re here to help with our guide to the absolute best...

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29th Aug
Why Is Gin So Popular? Five Possible Theories

Why Is Gin So Popular? Five Possible Theories

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few years, chances are you’ve noticed that gin is very much the booze à la mode. From gin tastings to gin...

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17th Jul
“Fancy a (dr)ink?” for International Tattoo Day

“Fancy a (dr)ink?” for International Tattoo Day

Did you know that July 17th is International Tattoo Day? We’ve decided to pay tribute to tattoo artists and tattooed people, especially to all of our inked bartenders across the...

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6th Jun
How to Make the Perfect Negroni

How to Make the Perfect Negroni

What is a Negroni and how did it become so iconic? A Negroni is an Italian cocktail comprised of one part gin, one part sweet vermouth and the other part...

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