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The Essentials of Bartending

Develop core bartending skills you can build on

Limited offer $50.00

$39.99

The Essentials of Bartending

Online course

Develop core bartending skills you can build on

Limited offer $50.00

$39.99

About the online course

Over the past 20 years, we've designed the world's leading bartender courses. And for this online programme, we've channelled our extensive expertise into 3.5 hours, creating the industry's most comprehensive online bartending course. 

Each lesson covers a range of essential skills, secret bartending hacks and even comes with in-depth study notes to complement your learning. Master  tons of classic cocktail recipes to try out at home or behind a real bar. 

Whether you’re new to bartending or simply want to top up your skills, this intensive course arms you with essential techniques, classic recipes and a whole lot more.

 

Course content

From practical tips to historical insights, you’ll cover a lot in this online course. Here’s a taste of what you’ll learn...

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The perfect serve

You’ll learn that serving the perfect cocktail isn’t just about the ingredients. You’ve also got to consider the glassware, garnish, mixer, and even the type of ice.

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Pouring techniques

Get to grips with all the essential pouring techniques. You’ll also learn some trickier moves like the double bottle pour and the chase pour.

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Roundbuilding

Get ready for a real bar environment, learning to make several cocktails at once while balancing flavour, presentation, garnish and bottle techniques.

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Recipes

Learn 27 cocktail recipes you can start practicing right away, from the simpler drinks like the mojito and bloody Mary, to the negroni and pisco sour.

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Shaking and muddling

Once you’ve got the recipes right, then you can start learning how to shake and muddle your cocktails like a pro.

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History

Discover the history of cocktail making, starting from the 1800s, moving on to pre-prohibition America and the tiki era all the way through to modern-day mixology.

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Spirits

The spirit is arguably the most important part of a cocktail. You’ll learn all about the origins of spirits, when to use them, and what to pair them with.

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Flavours

Learn the five key flavours: sweet, sour, bitter, salt and umami, understand their role in cocktail making and use them in your own creations.

Ready to master the essentials?

Begin your bartending journey today

Limited offer $50.00

$39.99
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3.5 hours of video

Your instructor has taken his 20 years of experience and poured it into 3.5 hours of video content, that you can watch where and whenever you like.

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34 bartending lessons

Each lesson covers a range of essential skills, secret bartending hacks and even comes with in-depth study notes to complement your learning.

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27 cocktail recipes

Master tons of classic cocktail recipes to try out at home or behind a real bar. You can find all the recipes, tips and tricks in your study notes.

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Official EBS certificate

Once you’ve passed the exam, you’ll get an EBS certificate that you can use to showcase your skills to friends, employers, or even just to yourself!

Members say

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Kathrine Luckie

LOVE the idea of spraying the oil from the Orange over the top to mask the smell of the egg - Wish I had known this before!

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Jasmin Baier

Love it. diverting and full of useful informations. Great shots; color, light, .. it´s appetizing & fun to watch!

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Carlos Eastman

Awesome course. Would recommend it to any young up and comers like myself. Good to know my money was well spent.

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Manikandan Gurusamy

Amazing information.. i have come to know how ice has come into existence and why its so important for a drink

Meet your instructor

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Gavin Wrigley

Head of Education at European Bartender School

 

  • 20 years in the bartending industry
  • 6 years as a bartending teacher
  • 10 years as a manager of leading bars and nightclubs
  • Judge in bartending competitions worldwide
Begin Your Online Course

Choose your package

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The Essentials of Bartending

Lifelong access to our beginner-friendly Essentials of Bartending course

  • 3.5 hours of teaching
  • 27 recipes
  • 34 lessons
  • In-depth, downloadable study notes
  • Earn a certificate when you pass

Lay a solid foundation for your bartending journey, covering classic recipes, key techniques and industry insight. Perfect for newbies or bartenders wanting to return to the game.

$39.99
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Advanced & Tiki courses

Lifelong access to our Advanced Bartending Course & Tiki Cocktail Course

  • 6 hours of teaching
  • 35 cocktail recipes
  • 36 lessons
  • 8 tiki syrup recipes
  • In-depth, downloadable study notes
  • Earn 2 certificates when you pass

These two courses will sharpen your skills and arm you with stand-out recipes and techniques. When you get behind the bar, you’ll have plenty of tricks up your sleeve.

$70.00 Save 28%

$49.99
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Essentials, Advanced & Tiki courses

Lifelong access to the ultimate trio of online bartender courses!

  • 9.5 hours of teaching
  • 62 cocktail recipes
  • 70 lessons
  • 8 tiki syrup recipes
  • In-depth, downloadable study notes
  • Earn 3 certificates when you pass

Go from beginner to advanced to tiki master with our best value online course package. If you're serious about maxing your skills, this is the pack for you.

⭐ BEST VALUE ⭐

$110.00 Save 37%

$69.99

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Advanced Bartending Course

You’ve mastered the basics. Now it’s time to bartend like a real pro. Craft your own ingredients, learn advanced techniques and discover a world of possibilities.

Limited offer $50.00

$39.99
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Tiki Cocktail Course

Take a three-hour voyage into the intriguing world of tiki, learning exotic cocktail recipes, surprising techniques and the art of tiki garnishing.

Limited offer $40.00

$29.99
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