Flair Bartending Lesson #44: Corona Lime Trick

The first time I saw a bartender do this, my jaw dropped and I threw him a big tip. I couldn’t believe he had actually thrown a lime behind his back and caught it in the Corona bottle. Of course, he didn’t really. It was all about misdirection. It was late and I was tipsy enough to believe it (and had already thrown money at him).

This is a fun move that is really easy to do and – in a dark, noisy bar with not-quite-sober patrons – can really amaze your guests. The key to getting this move down is to keep the Corona bottle out of sight while you put the lime in it. As I move the Corona behind my back, I always hold a lime up with my other hand and Continue Reading » Flair Bartending Lesson #44: Corona Lime Trick