Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology

Exploring Classic Cocktails

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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  • Audio: English, Spanish
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About the video: Exploring Classic Cocktails

Overview

“Discover the storied history and art of classic cocktails in this engaging lesson. We'll explore the origins and development of iconic drinks, examining how they've influenced modern mixology. Through this deep dive, you'll learn the fundamental principles of cocktail design and the importance of balance, proportion, and technique in crafting timeless beverages. This foundational knowledge will serve as a stepping stone for both appreciating the classics and innovating new variations.”

In this video lesson Jordan Hughes addresses the topic: Exploring Classic Cocktails, 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

“Before we dive into making specific cocktails and cocktail recipes, I do want to talk about some history, some background of where cocktails even came from. So cocktails are often thought as being an American invention, but truly they were inspired by European punches, which are really, you know, cocktails served in big bowls and then served in individual sizes. Back in the day, before we had all of these different classic cocktails and names and recipes, and we're talking like 1800s here, you would go to a bar and you'd have a bunch of different spirits and wines to choose from, and you wo...”

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Course summary for: Introduction to Cocktails and Mixology

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (1)
  • 987 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)
  • 987 students