Behind the Bar

Here you’ll find articles about my favorite ingredients, techniques, and cocktails.

For the last 10 years, I’ve been bartending everywhere from German-style Bierhalls to fine dining cocktail bars. I’ve read countless books on the subject and have always been thirsty for more knowledge. I’m really into beer and am a Certified Cicerone. I hope you enjoy my ideas!

Drinking Vinegar Shrub

Shrub, or drinking vinegar, has been utilized as a health tonic and culinary ingredient for centuries. Today shrub is used in everything from craft cocktails and cuisine to household cleaning supplies and spiritual tools.  What is Shrub? Shrub is a vinegar flavored with fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, and sometimes sugar. It is the natural biproductContinue reading “Drinking Vinegar Shrub”

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