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Chris Tunstall, (seasoned Mixologist, Bartender, and drink creator) and his wife Julia (experienced cocktail consumer) pair up in this podcast to help you understand the tips, tricks & techniques needed to create great drinks. This podcast is for experienced professionals and folks new to the cocktail scene, and will teach you all about cocktails. From the ingredients in the drinks to the bottles behind the bar and interviews with industry professionals, this podcast will help you make great drinks! We're all about mixology, cocktail creation, craft cocktails, liquor, spirits, alcohols, beverage programs, restaurants and bars, bartending, and the business of the bar. Learn how to make a fantastic drink and have some fun along the way!

Chris Tunstall, (seasoned Mixologist, Bartender, and drink creator) and his wife Julia (experienced cocktail consumer) pair up in this podcast to help you understand the tips, tricks & techniques needed to create great drinks. This podcast is for experienced professionals and folks new to the cocktail scene, and will teach you all about cocktails. From the ingredients in the drinks to the bottles behind the bar and interviews with industry professionals, this podcast will help you make great drinks! We're all about mixology, cocktail creation, craft cocktails, liquor, spirits, alcohols, beverage programs, restaurants and bars, bartending, and the business of the bar. Learn how to make a fantastic drink and have some fun along the way!
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Chris Tunstall, (seasoned Mixologist, Bartender, and drink creator) and his wife Julia (experienced cocktail consumer) pair up in this podcast to help you understand the tips, tricks & techniques needed to create great drinks. This podcast is for experienced professionals and folks new to the cocktail scene, and will teach you all about cocktails. From the ingredients in the drinks to the bottles behind the bar and interviews with industry professionals, this podcast will help you make great drinks! We're all about mixology, cocktail creation, craft cocktails, liquor, spirits, alcohols, beverage programs, restaurants and bars, bartending, and the business of the bar. Learn how to make a fantastic drink and have some fun along the way!

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English


Episodes

Developing Systems for a Smoother Shift and Better-run Bar

10/10/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/136 You may not realize it, but you use systems every day to work faster, better, and longer. Listen in for more ideas on how you can leverage systems to improve every shift!

Duration:00:40:16

Listener Questions: Costing High end Liqueurs, Keeping up the Speed and Fighting Burnout

9/26/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/135 Another listener questions episode! This week we’re talking about pricing high-end spirits, what to do if a coworker takes their “Mixology” a little too seriously, and some thoughts about rekindling your love for bartending.

Duration:00:35:32

Six Figure Bartending: How to make (and keep) More Money Behind the Bar

9/12/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/134 Love the career but with you could take home more money? Check out this week’s episode for some tips for increasing your hourly rate, getting more tips, and keeping the money you make!

Duration:00:52:19

Jobs Beyond the Bar: Hospitality Career Ideas for Bartenders that aren’t Behind the Bar

8/29/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/133 Tired of the bartender life? There are so many great career options that leverage your bar skills - here are a few to get you started!

Duration:00:55:44

What’s New in Mixology in 2018

8/15/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/132 Curious what’s new in the world of “bleeding edge” mixology? Here’s what we learned in a few great seminars this year on the topic.

Duration:00:40:32

Preserving Seasonal Flavors - Ideas for Saving Summer Flavors to use Year Round

8/1/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/131 Everything tastes amazing in the summer! Here are some ideas for preserving those great seasonal flavors to enjoy in your cocktails year-round.

Duration:00:23:00

Saving Face: Making the Most of a Bad Brand Rep

7/18/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/130 Brand reps are a key part of any successful bar - but they aren’t all perfect. Here’s what to do if you’re not getting what you need from your reps.

Duration:00:34:38

Bar Inventory: Why it’s Important and Where to Start with Trevor Bernatchez from BevSpot

7/4/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/129 “Inventory” isn’t a bad word! Here’s how to do inventory without the frustration so you can start seeing the benefits for your bottom line!

Duration:01:00:49

Working with Crab Apples, Adjusting Acid & Replicating Cocktails: Another Listener Questions Episode!

6/20/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/128 Have you used crab apples in cocktails, adjusted your citrus or tried to replicate a cocktail you had in a bar? You’ll like this episode!

Duration:00:21:22

Do you really need a seasonal cocktail menu?

6/6/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/127 In an age where you can buy strawberries in Alaska in January, what’s the point of a seasonal cocktail menu? And is it right for your bar program?

Duration:00:26:41

How to Succeed as the First Cocktail Bar in Your Town: A Chat with Micah LeMon

5/24/2018
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www.mixologytalk.com/126 There are good and bad sides to being a cocktail bar in a smaller market. This week we’re chatting with Micah LeMon to learn about how he found success in his own small market.

Duration:00:31:13

Becoming a Brand Ambassador - A Chat with Trevor Schneider

5/9/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/125 Ever wanted to be a Brand Ambassador? Check out our chat with Reyka Vodka ambassador Trevor Schneider to hear about what it’s really like - the good and the bad!

Duration:00:38:00

Lessons from a Multi Site Operator with David Sangwell

4/25/2018
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https://www.mixologytalk.com/124 Ever wondered what it’s like to manage a multi-site operation? Join us this week with David Sangwell to hear about his experience and tips for others doing the same.

Duration:01:02:21

Becoming a Bar Manager: Mastering the Bar Manager Interview

4/11/2018
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https://www.abarabove.com/acing-the-bar-manager-interview It’s the last (and maybe hardest) step to getting your first bar manager job: The interview. Here’s how to make sure you ace it!

Duration:00:44:44

Becoming a Bar Manager, Part 2: Getting a Bar Manager Interview

3/28/2018
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Part 2 of our “getting hired as a manager” series, this one’s all about finding job openings and getting the interview.

Duration:00:35:59

Moving up the ladder: How to apply for your first Bar Management job

3/14/2018
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http://www.mixologytalk.com/121 You’ve got a good amount of bar experience and you’re ready to dip your toe in management. This week on the podcast we’re talking about your first steps to prepare apply (and interview) for management roles.

Duration:00:32:31

Growing a Business while Bartending: A Chat with Jennifer Colliau of Small Hand Foods

2/28/2018
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You may have heard of Small Hand Foods. But did you know its founder, Jennifer Colliau, started the business while working full time as a bartender?

Duration:01:08:57

Gum Syrup: The story of This Old-School Cocktail Ingredient

2/14/2018
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www.mixologytalk.com/119 You may have seen “Gomme syrup” listed as an ingredient in some very old cocktail recipes. What is it, and why was it used in cocktails?

Duration:00:14:38

Cocktail & Bar Trends 2018: What’s new and Noteworthy Now

1/31/2018
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What’s new and happening in cocktail bars in 2018? Here’s what we’re hearing and seeing today.

Duration:00:26:47

How to Effectively Work With a Bar Consultant

1/17/2018
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Surprise! Your boss hired a consultant. How do avoid frustration and make the most of this opportunity?

Duration:00:20:31