Cocktail Basics: The 25 Classic Cocktails

Master the foundation of cocktail crafting with a comprehensive course guided by the expertise of Javier de las Muelas. Learn the art of preparing 25 timeless classic cocktails, equipping you with essential skills and knowledge for your cocktail bar under the guidance of a renowned master in the field.

Gain the foundational knowledge necessary to embark on a career in bartending, encompassing technical requirements, distillate insights, and the core values that define a bartender.

Embark on this online course dedicated to the 25 most iconic cocktails of the classic cocktail bar, where you will gain fundamental insights from master Javier de las Muelas. He will unveil the essential aspects you need to consider, whether you’re an amateur or aspiring professional, to master these legendary concoctions. You’ll delve into their history, distillates, required measurements, and the precise methodology for their preparation.

Javier is your guide as you learn to craft these cocktails, some of which hail from the last century, enabling you to not only become a skilled bartender but, in the words of Master de las Muelas himself, a proficient “bartender.”

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Course Syllabus

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation of the course
Chapter 2 - Cocktail with wine or champagne
Chapter 3 - Brandy cocktail and appetizers
Chapter 4 - Cocktail with Rum and other American Flavors
Chapter 5 - Gin cocktail
Chapter 6 - Vodka Cocktail
Chapter 7 - Cocktail with Whisky
Chapter 8 - Tequila Cocktail
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Before you go

Explore the rich history of classic cocktails, delve into their ingredients, and master valuable tips and tricks to craft them perfectly.

What you'll learn

Embark on an enriching online journey into the world of classic cocktails with the expert guidance of Javier de las Muelas. This meticulously crafted course offers a deep dive into the realm of timeless cocktail creations. Discover the captivating history, intriguing anecdotes, expert tips, and precise measurements behind the most iconic cocktails in history.

Explore an array of cocktail families, from wine and champagne-based concoctions like the Kir Royal, to vodka-centered delights such as the Moscow Mule and the cinematic White Russian. Venture into the realm of gin-infused classics like the Negroni and the Singapore Sling. Lastly, delve into whiskey-driven wonders like the Manhattan and the Mint Julep, among a plethora of others.

Cocktails are not just beverages; they are vessels of history, technique, and refined knowledge. Uncover the art of harmoniously blending spirits, masterfully orchestrated by the maestro himself, Javier de las Muelas, from his renowned cocktail haven, Dry Martini.

Who is it for?

Designed for both professionals and enthusiasts alike, this course is your gateway to mastering the fundamental and indispensable classics of the cocktail world.

What you’ll need

  • Shaker
  • Mixing glass
  • Jigger
  • Mixing spoon
  • Can opener
  • Glassware

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Entrepreneur and trendsetter, benchmark in the cocktail world

Master in the world of cocktails, owner of the legendary Gimlet and Dry Martini as well as advisor to many projects.

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Scoolinary courses are online classes that allow you to learn new knowledges and skills to improve your cuisine. Each course consists of several lessons that combine videos and texts with downloadable recipes and extra teaching materials.

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If a course is not what you expected, you can request a refund before 7 days after time of purchase and as long as you have not viewed more than 20% of the course.

What's included?

  • 1 h 49 min of HD video
  • 26 recipes
  • 29 lessons
  • Recommended readings
  • Recipe Book
  • 7 Quizzes
  • Certificate

Available languages

  • Español
  • English, Español, Italiano (BETA), Français (BETA), PortuguĂȘs (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
  • Intermediate

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Talk too much about the so call history. Recipe far from the original version.

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