Flair Lesson #3: Change Grip Circle Into Pour

When you’re first starting out, this move is awesome. It’s easy, it’s basic, it’s simple working flair. And it’s functional. It ends with you pouring the drink – and it only takes about two seconds longer than it normally would to just boringly pour a drink. Functional flair bartending is key. Especially when you’re new. Don’t be a bottle-monkey and waste time throwing things around, taking forever to make a drink. Build a solid reputation as a bartender first, then add simple, clean, fun, effective moves like this to your repertoire, and you’ll expand on your reputation as a solid flair bartender as well.

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