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Welcome to the 'Level Up' page – your ultimate destination for mastering the art of cocktail making.

Whether you're a beginner bartender or a seasoned mixologist, this page is designed to elevate your skills to new heights. Dive into our carefully curated selection of articles, each packed with insights, tips, and techniques to enhance your craft.

From exploring the nuances of flavor balancing to mastering the art of presentation, our resources cover a broad spectrum of topics to refine your mixology expertise. Learn about the latest trends, experiment with exotic ingredients, and discover the secrets behind timeless classic cocktails. Let each article be a stepping stone towards turning your cocktail creations into mesmerizing experiences for all your guests.

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How to Pick a Cocktail Glass

Since the bars have been closed for some time now, we have all had to become amateur mixologists, creating wonderful cocktail concoctions in the safety of our own kitchen. You might have all the ingre...  read more

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The History of the Pina Colada

"If you like Pina Colada, and getting caught in the rain." This classic cocktail has a reputation that proceeds itself, synonymous with beach holidays, tacky tourist resorts and that cheesy song! It m...  read more

History

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Paris

Ah, the city of love, Paris has a special place in our hearts. We may not be able to visit it right now, thanks to the current travel restrictions, but when you do get a chance, it is the city to be i...  read more

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The History of the Rob Roy

An irresistible combination of vermouth, Scotch whiskey and bitters, this smooth, tasty cocktail is very similar to a Manhattan. The main difference is that the whiskey of choice in a Rob Roy is alway...  read more

History

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Buenos Aires

When you think of artisan cocktails and speakeasy bars, Argentina might not be the first place that springs to mind. Indeed, until fairly recently, the country was all about wine-drinking, being one o...  read more

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History of the Cuba Libre Cocktail

A drink that celebrated the end of war and oppression in Cuba, the Cuba Libre is light, delicious and timeless. In an era where gin is king and vodka rules, the traditional rum, cola and lime has neve...  read more

History

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: Best Bars in Hong Kong

A destination on every travelers' bucket list, Hong Kong is a part of, yet independent from, China. One of the most commercial regions of the world, the city is ideal for shopoholics and offers a mult...  read more

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The Story of the Sangria

No other drink gives us summer holiday vibes quite like the Sangria. Images of tropical paradises on the beach, under a palm tree, are only completed with a glass of the red cocktail in hand. Few othe...  read more

History

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Bangkok

The most popular city for tourists in the whole world in 2019, Bangkok has a lot to offer, includinga thriving nightlife. Wherever there are tourists looking for a good time,there will be cocktails ap...  read more

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The History of the Rusty Nail

This potent blend of scotch whisky and Drambuie was a favourite of the Rat Pack back in the 1960s,giving them the dutch courage they needed for their outrageous exploits whilstensuring they kept their...  read more

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The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Lapland

A week and a half before Christmas and The Travelling Cocktail Drinker could really only visitone destination. The most festive place in the entire world, Lapland is wheredreams can come true for chil...  read more

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The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Florida

When you think of Florida, you probably automatically imagine scenes of rollercoasters, overexcited kids, and of course, Disney. But when you have spent ten to twelve hours wandering around yet anothe...  read more

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Bartender's top tip

Balancing flavors is key in mixology. A dash of bitters or a hint of citrus can elevate a cocktail, turning a good drink into an exceptional one. Always experiment and refine.

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