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2017 CLASSIC COCKTAIL SERIES--THE "NEGRONI COCKTAIL"

The Classic Negroni Cocktail is made of one part gin, one part sweet vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, and is garnished with an orange peel. A lemon peel twist may be used instead for garnish, depending on an individual's personal preference. A Negroni is considered an apĂ©ritif. Traditionally, this cocktail is served in a chilled cocktail [...]

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THE BARBACK TOOL COMPANY SPONSORS A "BEER-COCKTAILS" CLASS - SARATOGA BEER SUMMIT 2017

This week in Saratoga Springs, New York, The Original BarBack Tool Company teamed up with The Bourbon Room and Anheiser Busch to present an interactive Mixology Event: "Mixology with Beer Cocktails 101" on Thursday, February 23rd.This was our tribute to the beer lovers who also love cocktails. We thought this years annual "Saratoga Beer Summit" would [...]

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HAPPY NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY 2017! (HERE'S OUR SECRET RECIPE)

The Classic Margarita Cocktail A Margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec, lime juice and/or lemon juice, often served with salt or sugar on the rim of the glass. The drink is served shaken with ice (on the rocks), blended with ice (frozen margarita), or without ice (straight up). Although it has become acceptable to serve a margarita [...]

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2017 CLASSIC COCKTAIL SERIES--"THE MARTINI" THE STORY, ORIGINAL RECIPES & VARIATIONS

The Original, Classic Dry MartiniThe Martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist and is served in a chilled Martini glass, (as pictured above).  Originally, the famed cocktail was served in a chilled, stemmed cocktail glass or "coupe". Over the years, the Martini has become one of the best-known [...]

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2017 LOUNGE COCKTAIL SERIES-- THE ORIGINAL "BEDSIDE MANNERS" COCKTAIL

Hi BarBackers! Welcome to our newest blog series: "Lounge Cocktails".For starters, the accepted definition for a cocktail is as follows: "A term used to refer to any generic alcoholic mixed drink, cocktail may mean any beverage that contains two or more ingredients if at least one of those ingredients contains alcohol." When a mixed drink [...]

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THE FAMOUS "BLOODY MARY COCKTAIL" - SERVE IT DURING SUNDAY FOOTBALL

Want to improve your party-hosting game? Keep reading to find out how.Does the following scenario sound familiar? It's Super Bowl Sunday and you have all of your buddies and their significant others showing up before game time. You fill the buffet table with all the prerequisite "munchie" foods, and everything is all set. The pizza [...]

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2017 CLASSIC COCKTAIL SERIES--THE WORLD-FAMOUS "MANHATTAN COCKTAIL"--THE STORY AND THE ORIGINAL RECIPES & VARIATIONS

A Manhattan is served in a cocktail or "coupe" glass traditionally (pictured above as a "Perfect Manhattan"), but is often also served in a standard martini glass or on the rocks. The Classic Manhattan is also an IBA Official Cocktail, which is one of many cocktails selected by the International Bartenders Association (IBA) for use in the annual World Cocktail [...]

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Marie Claire Magazine Live Video for the Home Bartender

Check out The BarBack Tool as it is recommended for use by the at-home bartender. Seen here with Charell Star on Marie Claire's Live FB segment last week. 

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Rip Van Winkle Wine & Cheese Festival - Catskill, NY

We had an awesome time at the Rip Van Winkle Wine & Cheese Festival this past Saturday in Catskill, NY! It was near and dear to our hearts as this is one of our hometowns. It was a beautiful venue right along side the Hudson River and the love of the community poured out from all [...]

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