It was the burgeoning ice trade that elevated the barkeep from a man filling glasses with liquor to a conjuror of magical mixes.
They say a poor workman blames his tools. Fine and dandy if you’re a workman-like bartender. If you’re in a venue which expects you to more craftsman than journeyman however it might pay to make sure you’re well equipped.
If I’m going to be perfectly honest (which doesn’t happen all that often), the bartender in me is just a wee bit loathe to share this site with you; it is, however, my duty to inform you that The Cocktail Kingdom, which I have previously reviewed in Australian Bartender, has, while I wasn’t looking, undergone an upgrade.