Birthday Virtual Cocktail Class w/ Home Bar Network!

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Welcome to Home Bar Network!

Hey y’all! Happy hour is about to begin! Before we get shakin’, we want to make sure everyone is as prepared as possible to make cocktails with us on June 21st at 8pm, so we’ve compiled a shopping list of ingredients and tools you will need for class. Don’t worry, if you prefer to watch and not mix along with us, that’s fine too!

Setting up your workstation: 

Before we start the class, make sure that you have a clean area to work in and make sure all your cocktail ingredients and tools are within reach. Please have a small cutting board, knife, and ice within reach as well. **Please make sure to have plenty of ice ready to go and one large lime already juiced.

Pro tip: Have a glass of water handy to cleanse your palette and keep hydrated!

SHOPPING LIST:

Feel free to buy a full sized bottle or airplane bottles of the following. Please note: It may be more cost effective to buy a 375ml or 750ml.

  • Reposado Tequila (We recommend El Jimador, Don Julio and Espolon, but feel free to choose your favorite)
  • Añejo Tequila (We recommend Herradura, Don Julio, or Camarena, but feel free to choose your favorite)
  • 1 bottle of orange bitters (Angostura, Reagan’s, Hella, Fee Bros. — all are fine)
  • 3 large limes (Please juice one lime right before class. The other two will be used for garnishes)
  • Light Agave syrup (You can find this at most grocery stores by the sugar and sweeteners)
  • Sea salt (we recommend pink Himalayan salt)

TOOLS – If you don’t already have bar tools, we’ve added amazon links to the professional tools we’ve used behind the bar for years (Full Amazon shopping list at bottom of page!) OR If you’re not ready to make the investment, CLICK HERE for a list of alternative tools you probably already have in your kitchen.

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TOMMY’S MARGARITA (SKINNY)

Glassware: 

Double Old Fashioned Glass or Margarita Glass

Tools: 

Large & Small Shaker Tins / Cocktail Shaker

Jigger or Tablespoon

Hawthorne Strainer

Recipe:

2 oz Reposado Tequila

.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice

.5 oz Agave Nectar

pinch of sea salt

Directions: Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain over new ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a lime wheel.

 

HBN AÑEJO OLD FASHIONED

Glassware: 

Old Fashioned or Rocks Glass

Tools: 

Jigger or Tablespoon

Muddler

Barspoon or Chopstick

Fruit Peeler or Paring Knife

Recipe: 

2 oz Añejo Tequila

3 – 4 dashes Orange Bitters

.5 oz Agave Syrup

1 Lime Peel

Directions: Add lime peel, agave, and bitters to a rocks glass and muddle together. Add ice and tequila and stir for 30 seconds. Take a second lime peel and express over the top. Wipe the rim of the glass with the skin side of the peel and drop into the glass. Enjoy!

 

RECOMMENDED BAR TOOLS SHOPPING LIST: 

or CLICK HERE for a list alternative bar tools you probably have in your kitchen now!

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