Category Archives: iPour

It’s all the Rage…”Rage Yoga”!

Looking for a new exercise routine? Tired of the typical pilates, yoga/hot yoga classes? What if a Yoga class exists where the instructor ¬†encourages you to¬†“swear, yell and, well, rage, then take a beer¬†break”!? This new form of yoga is called “Rage Yoga”. It uses a traditional vinyasa practice of holding poses and the breathing portion involves screaming out your inner thoughts, stresses, and frustrations. Classes are held online as well as in Calgary, Edmonton, and Houston TX.

Maybe Yoga isn’t your cup of tea for relaxation? Perhaps you like to be with a group of friends shaking up cocktails and having a few bevies! BartenderOne has just the form of relaxation for you. Enrol in a Get in the Spirit or Breaking the Ice Workshop and learn how to mix up some delicious cocktails, sample your creations and let yourself relax in a fun, exciting and friendly environment!

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Someone Say Wheat Straws?

It’s only a matter of time before plastic straws will be obsolete, let’s hope that’s sooner than later!

After several articles and the media revealing how harmful plastic straws are to our environment, this astonishing and alarming news ignited ¬†many companies and individual’s imagination. How else can straws be manufactured? What other materials can be used to create the simple straw? Glass has become a material option as well as paper, and even candy! Each having their flaws: either remembering to bring your glass straw, or having your straw disintegrate. However,¬†Roger Dipper and Ben Lockwood may have created the next best straw option! These two gentlemen are the founders of The Wheat Straw Company in the UK. They have invented a wheat straw that is “It‚Äôs 100% compostable,¬†It’s 100 %¬†natural,¬†chemical and gluten free and non-porous”. ¬†Looking to make a difference in your workplace? Are you already a bartender looking to brush up your skills or brand new to the bartending scene? Enrol in a BartenderOne MasterClass and become a bartender who can bring change into their workplace and promote the use of environmentally friendly straws!

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Japanese Whisky had America Scared… Here’s Why…

Japanese Whisky is loved by many across the world, especially in America, which is why it was such a shock to consumers, when Suntory revealed they are discontinuing two of their most popular brands- “Hakushu 12 Year” and Hibiki 17 Year”. An article by Nino Padova explains the story behind Japanese Whisky almost “dissapearing form America”. He discusses the history and current state of this beloved Whisky and its production. He states: “The ongoing joke is that Japan is swimming in whisky; it‚Äôs just that none of it is ready to drink yet.” Not only does Japanese Whisky have a fascinating story, Whisk(e)y itself is a rich subject matter. Learn more about whisk(e)y and many other beloved spirits at a BartenderOne Masterclass. Enrol in our next Masterclass course while our Special Job Fair Promotion price is still on! Don’t let this opportunity disappear like Japanese Whisky!¬†

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‘Drapril’ Anyone? Here’s how to make DryApril the best it can be!…

Today’s the start of a new month!… Are you feeling you’re in need of a dry month? Learn how to do it right and make the best “booze-free” cocktails! An article by Dan Q. Dao, from January 2019, describes 7 important steps and tips to remember when creating a non-alcoholic beverage. He references Noah Small who is a beverage director at Empellon in New York City who says…¬†‚ÄúA good zero-proof cocktail should be made with the same approach to balance as a cocktail with alcohol‚ÄĚ. Let the month of April be an exploration of juices, carbonation, herbs, fruits, your bottom shelf and let your creativity be tested.

Explore all there is to know about mixology and how to create a balanced “booze-free” beverage or full throttle cocktail by enrolling in BartdenderOne’s Mixology Masterclass. Learn what synergy in a beverage
really is here.   

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First Date…First Impression…First Drink Order…

Have you made plans this weekend ¬†with a special someone to go on a first date? ¬†Are you already thinking about what you’re going to wear, what bar you’re going to go to…AND what drink you’re going to order first!? I know, great, one more thing to think about! Clink here to find out what men and women believe are the best and worst first date drinks to order. Is it wine? Redbull- Vodka?

Instead of going out to a restaurant or bar, how about impressing your date with shaking up your own cocktails!? Not quite sure how to mix drinks? No problem! Enroll in a BartenderOne mixology course and learn the art of bartending. Your date will be so impressed and those first date jitters will be shaken away before you know it! 

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What’s in Your “Lunchbox”?

As a kid didn’t you love packing your own lunch? You could throw in an array of foods that didn’t really go together but together they created the best shmorgesboard lunchbox! When it comes to alcohol, a bar in Oklahoma City called Edna’s named their signature cocktail the “Lunchbox” as it uses the same method of madness! The “Lunchbox” is comprised of Coors, Amaretto and OJ, it’s presented in a beer mug with a shot of Amaretto sitting at the bottom of the glass and topped with a splash of OJ. Read what the owner has to say about this stumbled upon creation of a cocktail!

Have you been harbouring some bizarre culinary combinations that you’d like to see come to fruition? Let BartenderOne help you release these creative ideas and enrol in a “Get into the Spirit” Workshop, where you will learn how to properly construct a well balanced cocktail and ¬†have the opportunity create a new beverage using fresh ingredients from a Mystery Box or “Lunchbox” shall I say!

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To All the Coffee Lovers…

When that lovely morning alarm starts to ring, is your first thought… It’s coffee time!? Coffee is a staple to many ¬†morning and daytime routines. Maybe you’re getting tired of that traditional cup of Joe and need to revamp that ordinary cup of drip coffee. “Cafe Agave” may be your ticket to a new coffee experience! This American company has “brought together two of the most popular things in the world together in one drink.” Spiked cold coffee beverages is their claim to fame, offering four delicious flavours including..Cafe Mocha, Espresso Shot, Salted Caramel and Vanilla Cinnamon.

Not only is coffee enjoyable to drink, it is also incredibly enjoyable to make. Have you been wondering how to pull a perfect espresso shot or create stunning latte art? BartenderOne’s Buena Barista Workshop is just the evening for you. You’re morning coffee will become even more gratifying and exciting. You’ll be jumping out of bed excited to make yourself an Americano, latte or cappuccino. Click here to sign you and your partner in crime up for a Barista Class!

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Feeling a Little “Dusty” After St. Patrick’s Day Weekend? Here’s What You Need!…

Hope everyone had a fabulous St. Patrick’s Day! Now for the aftermath cure…does your body feel like it needs some hydration, vitamins and/or some sort of a detox? How about drinking carrot juice, its a great source of vitamin C, D, E, and K. Take it to the next level and add it to a cocktail! ¬†Learn¬†3 reasons why carrot juice can be your cure¬†and cocktail enhancer!

How can you incorporate carrot juice into your next cocktail? Learn many bartending techniques and skills at a BartenderOne workshop. Bring your friends together for an evening of cocktail creation, laughter and bartending knowledge! 

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While Sipping Your Bloody Mary This Weekend…Learn 6 Things You Didn’t Know About This Delicious Beverage!

The weekend is almost here… which means bring on the brunch cocktails! You may plan to go out with friends or stay cozy in your home..whichever way you choose to “brunch”, a Bloody Mary should be on the menu! While sipping one of the most popular and most consumed beverages in the world, learn here, 6 things you didn’t know about this great cocktail. Surprise your friends or close ones, over your meal, with this new Bloody Mary ¬†knowledge. ¬†Not only does the Bloody Mary have an interesting history many other cocktails have surprising and fascinating origins such as, the Cosmopolitan. Click here to sign up for a bartending class where you can not only learn how to make your favourite cocktails but learn about the creation and inspiration behind these much loved bevvies.

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