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What is cocktail school?

Cotswold Cocktail School


Cotswold Cocktail School is fun and educational, specialising in teaching the art and science of cocktail-making. We offer hands-on courses and workshops to aspiring bartenders, cocktail enthusiasts, and anyone intrigued by the world of spirits and flavours.

What Will You Learn?

Cotswold Cocktail School covers a wide range of topics, ensuring participants become well-versed in the art of mixology. Here are some of the key areas you can expect to explore:
  • Mixology Fundamentals: You'll start with the basics, learning about different types of spirits, glassware, and essential bar tools. You'll become familiar with the fundamental techniques of mixing, shaking, stirring, and layering.


  • Cocktail Recipes: From classic cocktails like the Martini and Old Fashioned to contemporary creations like Pornstar Martinis, you are introduced to a vast repertoire of cocktail recipes. You'll learn the nuances of each drink, including its history, ingredients, and variations.


  • Flavour Pairing: Understanding flavour profiles and how to balance sweet, sour, bitter, and aromatic elements is a crucial skill. You'll learn how to create harmonious flavour combinations that elevate their cocktails.


How Do You Learn?

Here's how Cotswold Cocktail School approaches the learning process:

  • Hands-On Experience: Mixology is an art best learned by doing. You'll spend a significant amount of time, practicing your skills and creating cocktails under the guidance of our head of mixology.



  • Tastings: Tasting is vital part of the learning process. You'll taste and share your creations (the latter is voluntary!). 


What are the Benefits of Attending Cotswold Cocktail School?

Enrolling at Cotswold Cocktail School offers numerous advantages, whether you aspire to become a professional bartender, simply want to impress your friends at home gatherings or have a jolly good time:

1. Expertise: You gain the knowledge and skills required to craft exceptional cocktails with precision and creativity.

2. Creativity: Unlock your inner mixologist and experiment with new flavours and techniques to create your own signature cocktails that stand out.

3. Personal Satisfaction: There's immense satisfaction in mastering the art of mixology and delighting others with your creations.
4. It's really good fun: You get to drink cocktails that make you feel squiffy!
For bookings - email cocktails@cotswoldcocktailschool.com with your event enquiry and preferred date. 
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