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The next big trend in cocktails? Shaking ’em up at home. So say the experts at Diageo World Class, the planet’s biggest, most prestigious cocktail competition. World Class judge and Diageo Reserve’s Global Cocktalian Lauren Mote said: “We want more ‘armchair mixologists’ to have the courage to explore what’s possible and create their own signature serves in the kitchen.

Creating Signature Cocktails

What makes a great bar? What makes a great bartender? There are many things that attribute to making bars and bartenders great, from hospitality, personality, ambiance, and great food. Over the last decade or so, cocktails have snatched the limelight. A new restaurant with a great bar program used to be an added bonus to a night out.

Ultimate Bartender Championships

HEY CANADA!!! MONKEY SHOULDER IS BACK WITH THE 2017 ROUND OF THE ULTIMATE BARTENDER CHAMPIONSHIP!!! This year Monkey Shoulder hits the road with 2 dates set for our infamous GLOBAL competition here in Canada: Toronto…

Banff’s Big Taste

Sip, Savour, Experience! Banff's Big Taste is your chance to sip, savour and experience Banff's exciting culinary scene. Chef Dinners. Grand Tasting Hall. Spirit seminars. Night Life. With 5 days of delicious events to choose…

Cam Brown recently won the Canadian Professional Bartenders' CPBA Cup. Brown has been bartending for eight years now. He started in Kelowna and after a couple years behind the stick there he moved to Vancouver…

Spirit Spotlight

Most people in the modern Western worlddon't have a penchant for bitter liquors asdo some cultures. For many it reminds themof childhood medicine forcibly given to themwhen they were sick. However, the modernbartender has discovered…

Hennessy Cocktail Competition

Bartenders competing will have 6 minutes to execute 3 cocktails: an original creation, a classic brandy cocktail, and a non-brandy based classic using Hennessy VSOP.For further information contact the Canadian Professional Bartenders Association.…