Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology

Tools of the Trade

A course by Jordan Hughes , Cocktail Maker

Cocktail Maker. Portland, United States.
Joined June 2023

Master classic and modern cocktails. Dive into mixology with expert techniques and essential tools.

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About the video: Tools of the Trade

Overview

“Explore the essential tools every mixologist needs to craft exceptional cocktails. I'll guide you through the purposes and effective uses of shakers, strainers, jiggers, and muddlers. Gaining a fundamental understanding of these tools is key to precise and efficient cocktail creation, empowering you to work confidently and creatively, whether at home or in a professional setting.”

In this video lesson Jordan Hughes addresses the topic: Tools of the Trade, which is part of the Domestika online course: Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology. Master classic and modern cocktails. Dive into mixology with expert techniques and essential tools..

Partial transcription of the video

“There is a variety of bar tools that you will need in order to make cocktails. So I'm gonna go through really all the tools that I use, as well as tell you some alternatives that you can use if you can't find every single one of these. So the first bar tool that we're gonna talk about is the cocktail shaker, which is the quintessential, most recognizable bar tool. The first one I have here is the cobbler shaker. So this is likely the one that you'll see most often in stores or online, and it is a three-piece design. So you have this lid that has two pieces to it. You remove this top part, a...”

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Course summary for: Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (1)
  • 1004 students
  • 4 units
  • 11 lessons (1h 53m)
  • 6 downloads
  • Category

    Culinary
  • Areas

    Beverages and Mixology

Jordan Hughes

A course by Jordan Hughes

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Jordan Hughes is a prominent figure in the food and beverage industry, hailing from Portland, OR. As a versatile creative, he excels in photography, recipe development, and social media consulting, working with a wide range of brands, bars, and restaurant groups.

In 2017, Jordan launched the Instagram account and blog "High-Proof Preacher," which has garnered significant recognition. His work has been featured in prestigious publications such as Forbes, AskMen, Liquor.com, and VinePair. Notably, High-Proof Preacher received both the Editor’s and Reader’s Choice awards for Best Drinks Instagram by Saveur Magazine in 2019​ (High-Proof Preacher)​​ (Creatively Squared)​.

Jordan's journey into beverage photography began somewhat unconventionally, transitioning from his previous role as a Christian pastor. His passion for creating and sharing cocktail recipes online quickly snowballed into a successful career​ (Creatively Squared)​. In addition to his online presence, he has launched an e-learning platform, Cocktail Camera, aimed at teaching others the art of beverage and product photography​ (Master Cocktail and Product Photography)​.

Jordan continues to innovate in his field, having published a cocktail recipe book titled "Twist" and frequently collaborates with notable brands to create engaging and high-quality content​ (Amra and Elma LLC)​.


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Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology. Culinary course by Jordan Hughes

Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology

A course by Jordan Hughes
Cocktail Maker. Portland, United States.
Joined June 2023
  • 100% positive reviews (1)
  • 1004 students