Learn the methods of cocktail preparation during this 5-hour masterclass in Cape Town. You'll go through all the steps of building a beverage, from stirring and shaking to layering, muddling, straining, smashing, and, of course, drinking. Make a range of classic and contemporary cocktails, such as Tom Collins, margarita, caipirinha, and sours. By the end of the class, you'll have a practical foundation in the mechanics of mixology to make your own cocktials at home.
Your class takes place at a location in central Cape Town, where you'll meet your instructor for your introduction to the world of cocktails. By the end of the course, you should be able to entertain your friends at home by making traditional alcoholic beverages. Plus, learn how to be a discerning critic when out and about drinking cocktails.
You will be given a short history of cocktails from around the world and a practical lesson about the different categories of cocktail, from Collins and martinis to daiquiris and mojitos. Learn about what glassware to use, how to ice, how to garnish, and all the essential ingredients for a great drink.