Does tradition outweigh innovation? Making a cocktail so iconic that you’re able to mobilize it anywhere in the world……
The cocktails bartenders have been introducing the past few years have been complex and sometimes ego-driven. But now, they are beginning to focus on the treatment of the actual ingredients, instead of complicating things with crazy fermentations and outlandish garnishes.
Beverage Managers creating an incredibly labor intensive cocktail menu with through the roof pricing or buying rare spirits that the operator will never sell are a thing of the past.
“Classic’s that may have been neglected in the past by the cocktail world get a second lease on life through the thoughtful and precise blend of ingredients”
– Tony Tuttle, Account & Mixology Mechanic.
Building a Classic cocktail requires precision and would have tasted differently when they were first developed than versus now because of access to product.
Creating well-stirred booze can still mean the inevitable dilution of quality and technique, and more bars and restaurants can suffer loss of business when this happens.
When crafting a Classic cocktail consistency is key.
“That is why training is so important to us. Every drink must be prepared the same way in each of our clients’ bar operations”
– Ashley Skorupski, Training & Operations Brand Mechanic.
Classic cocktails have the power to propel both brand and category. Reimagining the Classics makes it not only easy but downright nostalgic and fun.
In today’s unpredictable cocktail culture, we find ourselves returning to the past to unlock its forgotten treasures.