Willy Shine Knows How to Serve 90,000 People a Great Cocktail

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  • pouringpro posted 1 year ago

    An excellent piece.
    I will not pretend to be on the level of Willy Shine, the
    " Mixology Maestro. " But I do love batching cocktails. As a lifelong mixologist, Daiquiris and Sours were my go to drinks for nights at the drive - in movies in the 60's. Sure we guzzled a lot of beer, but I loved the effect of pulling bottles out of the trunk of my car and creating cocktails. Older and wiser, I am a batcher today. Batching allows you to create the perfect taste profile in advance and then sling drinks of awesome quality in record time. The result, more time to engage with my guests. Willy achieves this on a monumental scale, without missing a beat, a note.
    Again, a great interview. Inspirational.
    I will share it with all my students at #connecticutschoolofbartending.com

  • pouringpro posted 1 year ago

    An excellent piece.
    I will not pretend to be on the level of Willy Shine, the
    " Mixology Maestro. " But I do love batching cocktails. As a lifelong mixologist, Daiquiris and Sours were my go to drinks for nights at the drive - in movies in the 60's. Sure we guzzled a lot of beer, but I loved the effect of pulling bottles out of the trunk of my car and creating cocktails. Older and wiser, I am a batcher today. Batching allows you to create the perfect taste profile in advance and then sling drinks of awesome quality in record time. The result, more time to engage with my guests. Willy achieves this on a monumental scale, without missing a beat, a note.
    Again, a great interview.


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