Each section is divided into parts. Section one covers the more basic understanding of bartending and advices on setting up a bar. Section two is more geared toward important terminology, standards, and popular recipes, also some advice on general rules to follow when mixing ingredients.
The Basics (Section 1)
1.1 Bar Stock
- Essential Bar Ingredients with a listing of the most commonly used items.
1.2 Bar Equipment
- A listing of essential bar equipment.
- Measurements and uses of various glassware.
1.3.1 Spills, Breakage and Handling
Never find yourself asking “how many ounces in a shot?” or “how many oz in a shot?” The accepted amount of liquor served in a shot glass in the U.S. is 1.5 fluid ounces or 44 milliliters.
Essential Knowledge (Section 2)
- Cocktail recipes you really need to know from the start, and rules to follow for specific well known combination of ingredients and mixes.