Although the name has Germanic roots, beer, one of the oldest human-created beverages, has been around for at least 7000 years, dating back to ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. It then spread all across the world, including to Europe, where beer has been brewed for the past 5000 years. After a production boost from the Industrial Revolution, beer has moved from a domestic beverage to a global industry, with billions of gallons sold annually.
Every bar owner should keep their customers in mind with every decision they make. One of the most important decisions a bar owner can make is what drinks they stock. If you’re unsure about what’s most important, take a look at these top 20 drinks.
Summer is the perfect time to invest in a draft beer cooler for your bar in order to serve beer on tap. It’s a customer favorite for a variety of reasons; Beer on tap tastes fresher and more flavorful than from a can or bottle, and it’s simply an option that your patrons cannot obtain from a simple liquor store! To make the most of your investment, spending the proper effort and time in choosing and maintaining a draft beer cooler is key!
If your restaurant serves cocktails, then having a well-rounded selection of classic favorites and trendy mixes is the key to increasing your margin of profit and boosting sales. For the perfect cocktail, it requires a skilled bartender and knowledgeable creator. Restaurant Hospitality has selected their 29 favorites from 2014, and the list is interesting, creative, and delicious!
In Ireland, pubs are an essential part of the Irish social scene. They are not just bars; they are social places where people gather to drink, converse, have lunch, make friends, and take a break. Irish pubs tend to offer a warm, cozy, and welcoming atmosphere where you can feel like you are in your home-away-from-home. Because of all of these reasons, it is very common that people wish to turn their bars into traditional Irish pubs.
Pubs have become quite popular across the world these days due to their laidback, warm, and welcoming atmosphere. Some of the best pubs can be found in New York City, NY. Listed below are just three of the most famous pubs in New York City today.
When you walk in to many of today’s bars, it is not uncommon to hear loud thumping music and to find a young crowd dancing and drinking watery mixed drinks. As you can probably guess, this is not an authentic pub. Authentic Irish pubs are a bit more rare to come across these days.
Pina Coladas, Daiquiris, Margaritas...these blended cocktails are all essential to a liquor lineup for any commercial bar. Even frozen coffees with a touch of alcohol can make a splash at your bar! But the common link that ties these together in terms of your equipment is your bar blender. Choosing a bar blender may seem easy at first, but any veteran bartender will tell you that there are certain features to a blender that make it better - or worse - for a commercial operation. Here are some tips to help you wade through the mix.
If you manage a restaurant with a busy bar you know that it's important to ensure your customers are served the items they want quickly. If they have to wait for long periods, they probably won't return.