Harvard Bartending Course: Become a Master Mixologist!

Want to become a master of mixing drinks? Join the ranks of the Harvard Bartending Course's alumni and be on your way!
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Journey into the world of mixology with Ben Stoller, the veteran instructor of the renowned Harvard Bartending Course.

With over 20 years of professional bartending experience and more than a decade teaching the Harvard Bartending Course, Ben will give you insider's tips and tricks to succeed in the industry. This course is designed to turn beginners into naturals, and give experts new material to become even better mixologists.

Want to learn how to make popular drinks like Martinis, Manhattan's and Old Fashioned's? This course offers you the tools and insight you need to mix any basic cocktail, and the confidence to approach making ones you've never heard of before.

Along the way, you will also master the tools a bartender uses everyday on the job, and get insider advice on getting jobs in the service industry.

This course covers the essential material taught by the Harvard Bartending Course, a historic class founded in 1963 to educate the next generation of bartending greats, and taught in the heart of Harvard University's campus. Now you too can learn the essentials of mixing drinks in just one hour.

But enough talk. Let's get behind the bar of the historic Queens Head Pub at Harvard and take a closer look at what it takes to make it big in this industry.

What are the requirements?

  • We recommend you purchase a Bartender's Tool Kit from our website to practice the skills you learn in our course!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the different components of a cocktail
  • Be familiar with the various tools a bartender uses
  • Learn how to mix popular drinks
  • Get tips on starting a job in bartending

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for anyone who wants to seek jobs in bartending, as well as those who are interested in mixed drinks just want a quick introduction into the world of mixology.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Goals
00:42
Learn about the Harvard Bartending Course's new online class!
Course Goals
Preview
01:26
Section 2: The Bartender's Tool Kit
The Boston Shaker and Strainer
01:44
The Speed Pourer
Preview
00:51
The Jigger
00:44
The Count System
01:20
The Bar Spoon
01:26
The Store N' Pour
00:42
The Muddler
00:25
The Corkscrew
00:48
Section 3: Drink Mixing
The Basics: Base, Body, and Fragrance
03:56
The Cape Codder
02:05
The Black Russian
Preview
02:50
The Old Fashioned
04:02
The Negroni
02:12
The Martini
Preview
04:29
The Manhattan
03:27
The Long Island Iced Tea
02:22
Section 4: The Service Industry
Getting Started in the Bartending Industry
04:42
The Different Kinds of Jobs Available
01:26
Ben's Story
01:27
Ben's Final Tips
03:25

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Instructor Biography

Ben Stoller, Instructor, Harvard Bartending Course

Ben Stoller has served as the instructor of the Harvard Bartending Course, a division of Harvard Student Agencies, for over 12 years. Harvard Student Agencies a multi-million dollar, student-run non-profit that operates on Harvard University's campus in Cambridge, MA, and the largest student-run company in the world. It is HSA's mission to provide meaningful employment opportunities for students in need of financial assistance, as well as real-world business experience for Harvard undergrads.

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