Flair Lesson #28: Tony Cogburn 360

In the flair world, you’ll discover there are some moves that are really difficult to learn but are totally worth it because of how impressive they are. However, sometimes moves that are really difficult to learn don’t even look that cool. And then there are moves like this, which are ¬†easy to learn and have a huge payoff. These are the good ones. Checkout the Multi-Pour and the Jager Bomb Domino¬†for two other low-difficulty/high-payoff moves.

The Tony Cogburn 360 is a total crowd pleaser. It’s functional – you’re pouring the drink as you flair – it’s flashy, it’s fun, and it’s really simple to get the basics. The heart of the move is really nothing more than holding a tin near a bottle while you spin like a pretty little ballerina. I’ve added a “lead-in” to the move, but anytime you find yourself with the bottle upside down into the tin you can jump ahead to step 7 and do the Tony Cogburn 360. The move is named to give credit to the first person I ever saw perform this move and, I believe, its creator: Tony Cogburn, an awesome flair bartender from the U.S.

For the lead-in:

1) With the bottle in your right hand and the tin in your Continue Reading » Flair Lesson #28: Tony Cogburn 360