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How to Price Alcoholic Beverages in Your Bar or Restaurant

Posted on May 13, 2014
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Learning how to price alcoholic beverages in your bar or restaurant involves finding a calculated balance between profit and customer satisfaction. On one hand, you want to gain the most profit for your business, but on the other, you need to retain value for the customer's dollar. This balance includes many factors including beverage cost and overhead. Let's dive in and get down to the nuts and bolts of how to find the best beverage cost for your business.

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How to Create a Beer Garden in Your Bar or Restaurant

How to Create a Beer Garden

Beer gardens came about in the 18th century as the result of one of life’s happiest accidents. German beer brewers began planting gardens on their rooftops because they found it to be an effective method for keeping the temperature cool enough for their brews to ferment. Soon, some of the more enterprising brewers found it profitable to begin serving beer in those gardens, and the concept has been booming ever since.

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How to Pour the Perfect Draft Beer

Posted on February 25, 2014
How to Pour the Perfect Draft Beer

Pouring a beer involves a degree of presentation, and the method of pouring can affect the drinker’s experience. Not only that, but how a bartender pours a beer can affect the overall taste and consistency of the beer. Consider these tips for pouring the perfect draft beer.

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How to Build a Bar Food Menu

Posted on February 17, 2014
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Are you thinking about building a bar food menu in your business? Check out these pro tips to help you get started!

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Basic Types of Red and White Wine

Posted on December 19, 2013
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For some, knowing that there are two major types of wine–red and white–is sufficient. Does it get people drunk? Check. Does it taste like rotten grapes? Check. Wine. Done. However, there are many varietals of both red and white wine and inquiring minds would like to know more. Unfortunately, wine often comes with the stigma of holier-than-thou nectar restricted to connoisseurs, sommeliers and those with bulging wallets. Luckily, there ...

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