Bartend Like A Mad Man

A quick and easy guide to amazing cocktails and cocktail recipes that you can build on and dazzle your friends.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 2/2014 English

Course Description

We all drink and as such are constantly looking for that trusty go-to bar with quality drinks, good atmosphere, and great company. This class will turn your home, or anywhere you are, into your favorite bar. Want a good martini after a long day? Want to impress your friends at your next dinner party? Maybe you just don't want to get all dressed up to go out and have a drink. This class will help you learn some simple, but impressive cocktails that will turn you into your favorite bartender.

'Wait- I don't have all the tools and ingredients needed'

No worries. All you need is a martini shaker and a wooden spoon to succeed at bartending in this course. In keeping with the Mad Men theme, you will learn how to make a classic martini, old-fashioned, sazerac, gimlet, whiskey sour, and manhattan -all cocktails debuted in the series and have since come back into favor in the mixology world. While we go through each I will talk about some common variations as well as some brief history that about the origins of the drinks. This is less of a formal class and more of a one-on-one with your bartender- you will learn though.

By the end of this course you will not only know a few great time honored drinks but have the foundation and confidence to explore further into the fine art of bartending.

I look forward to mixing with you!


What are the requirements?

  • Willingness to drink and mix alcohol

What am I going to get from this course?

  • What the tools are and how to use them right.
  • When to shake and when to stir
  • How to make an old fashioned, martini, sazerac, gimlet, whiskey sour, and manhattan.
  • Easy variations of each drink so you can customize and explore.
  • Have fun and learn a little bartending history to impress your friends with.

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginner bartender
  • Enthusiastic foodie
  • Eager to learn mixology
  • Consistent home entertainer
  • Those that push to sit at the bar and be mesmerized by the bartender. :)

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro, Tools and Tips

In this lecture we go over the fundamentals that we will learn in the course and I tell you a little about myself.



In this lecture we go over the three tools we need. Why we need them and what some cheap variations are.


In this lesson we explain the difference between shaken and stirred. More specifically, when do you shake a drink and when do you stir. :)

Section 2: Old Fashioned
Required Tools/Alcohol
Section 3: Whiskey Sour
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Section 4: Gimlet
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Section 5: Martini
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Section 6: Manhattan
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Section 7: Sazerac
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Section 8: Class Wrap Up
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Instructor Biography

Katrina Rodzon, Bartender, Foodie, Security Professional

I am a food blogger that has been bartending on and off for 5+ years. I have done public speaking engagements as well as taught small and large groups of people on subjects ranging from cooking, bartending and science. Since I love to teach- and enjoy all things cooking and drinking- I try to make all of my classes laid back and enjoyable.

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