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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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It’s Almost Easter Weekend! = Chocolate & Gin!?

Are you perhaps traveling to the U.K. for Easter this year? If so, lucky you! A U.K. chocolatier named Slattery has teamed up with a gin distillery called Zymurgorium to create the best of both worlds Easter treat: Chocolate Easter egg filled with a bottle of Gin! There are two kinds to choose from: 1. “Realm of the Unicorn” which is “a sparkling pink gin flavoured with toasted marshmallows” or 2. “Glangingo,” which is  “a pink gin flavoured with mango, passion fruit, allspice and ginger.” However, if you are staying in Ontario for the Easter weekend then why not sign up for a BartenderOne Masterclass or Workshop, where your can learn to create delicious gin cocktails and of course eat chocolate!

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“You Make My Dreams Come True”… Pabst Blue Ribbon!

PBR is known for it’s great price tag and also has a distinctive taste enjoyed by many! What if a whiskey had those same principles? Affordable and delicious? It has been released that Pabst Blue Ribbon has done just that, from the records of Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau: “PBR is releasing its own official whiskey this summer”. It’s said to be “80-proof whiskey, will be made from 52 percent corn, 27 percent malted barley, 17 percent wheat and 4 percent rye.” Lastly, the label indicates that it was “aged for 5 seconds”, naturally creating a very light coloured whiskey. This is set to be a PBR Beer and Whiskey summer! Enhance your bartending skills and create some delicious whiskey cocktails at a BartenderOne MasterClass and host some great PBR Cocktail Parties this summer! 

 

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Agave Field + Tequila + Hotel = Casa Cafradia’s Agave Farm!

Tired of the typical all-inclusive get aways? Ready for a vacation that’s out of the norm and will be an experience of a lifetime? Then this new hotel found in “the middle of Casa Cafradia’s agave farm” is your destination! You’ll stay in large barrels and have the opportunity to “tour the fields by night, harvest your very own agave and even distill your own tequila.” To help get you and your travel buddies in the cocktail shaking and tequila mood… sign up for a Breaking the Ice Workshop hosted by BartenderOne. You’ll learn the craft or bartending, the trick behind creating well-balanced cocktails aka. a Margarita! Click here to enrol and get your tequila knowledge and margarita skills ready Casa Cafradia! 

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“Every boy and every girl Spice up your life!”…With these Cocktails…

Life getting a little dull? Need to add a little spice and pizzaz!? Let these 5 spicy cocktails do  just that! As popular as the Jelapeno Margarita is, there are many other great tasting cocktails with a kick. Don’t just spice up your tastebuds, why not spice up your mixology skills as well? Gather a group of friends and have a Spice Up Your Life Cocktail Workshop/Team Building event with the BartenderOne Bartending School!

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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’s 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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Did you catch the spring cold? Your remedy awaits!…

We are heading into spring and warmer temperatures are upon us, (thank goodness!) However, it’s inevitable when there is a change in temperature, colds can creep up on us. Ready for a quick remedy that’s tasty, comforting and not chicken noodle soup? The classic Hot Toddy is your ticket to feeling better!

Unsure of how to concoct this beverage as well as, many other classic cocktails? Look no further! Head into spring with a BartenderOne course under your belt and start hosting some great backyard parties while mixing up some terrific cocktails! Enrol in a BartenderOne MasterClass here and jump into spring with a cocktail shaker in hand! 

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Have the Stars Aligned For You this April? Let your Cocktail Horoscope Tell You!

Cocktails and Horoscopes..How could life get any better!? It’s the start of a new month and this article states “April signifies new beginnings, and this one has a lot in store for you.” You must read on!…Find your sign where you will see which cocktail pertains to your monthly forecast. Once you know your zodiac cocktail, it’s time to mix it up! Why not have a horoscope team workshop, where you can get a group of your friends together, learn how create perfectly balanced horoscope cocktails? Sign up for a BartenderOne Workshop and let the stars and BartednerOne guide your cocktail creations! 

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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’s 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… “A good zero-proof cocktail should be made with the same approach to balance as a cocktail with alcohol”. 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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