Everyone knows that in order to make a great cocktail, you need three things: fresh ingredients, the right tools, and a little bit of know-how. And while we can't help you with the first two (that's up to you), we can introduce you to some of the best bartenders on YouTube who are more than happy to share their knowledge.
These channels are perfect for cocktail lovers who want to up their bartending skills, learn about new and interesting ingredients, or simply be entertained by some of the most creative minds in the mixology world. Don't think you're ready for a bartending class just yet? No problem. These YouTubers make learning about cocktails fun, easy, and most importantly, delicious.
So sit back, relax, and get ready to take your cocktails skills to the next level.
First up on our list is Steve the Bartender. This Aussie bartender has been sharing his cocktail knowledge with the world for over six years and has amassed a loyal following of over seven hundred thousand subscribers. Steve's videos are packed with information, but he always manages to keep things fun and entertaining.
In his videos, you'll find everything from classic cocktail recipes to modern twists on old favorites. And if you're looking for something a little different, Steve is always coming up with creative new concoctions that are sure to impress.
Steve's most popular videos include 5 x Easy Vodka Cocktails where he shows you how to make five delicious (and easy) vodka cocktails. He also has a video on How to Make the Best Mojito where he walks you through everything you need to know to make the perfect mojito. So whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, Steve the Bartender is sure to have something for you.
Did we mention that he also launched his own personal cocktail app? It's called 'Shake and Strain' and it has all of his amazing recipes in one place so you can make his cocktails at home with ease.
Father and son duo, John and John Rondi Jr. run the YouTube channel Johnny Drinks. They have been making videos about cocktails and bartending for over three years and have amassed a following of over 1M subscribers.
The Rondis are all about short and sweet videos that get straight to the point. They also have a really down-to-earth approach to mixology, which makes their videos relatable and easy to follow.
Also, they're extremely well-known for their TikTok, so if you're looking for even more cocktail content, be sure to check them out at @johnrondi.
With so many great YouTubers out there, it can be hard to know where to start. But if you're looking for the best of the best when it comes to cocktail content, then these are the channels you need to be following. From creative recipes to informative videos, these YouTubers have everything you need to up your cocktail game.
As the name suggests, The Educated Barfly is all about teaching people everything they need to know about the world of cocktails. This channel is run by Leandro DiMonriva, who is a professional bartender with over fifteen years of experience and an active following of 310k subscribers.
In his videos, Leandro covers everything from the history of cocktails to tips and tricks on how to make them. He also has an entire series dedicated to whiskey cocktails, which is perfect for any whiskey lover out there.
But Leandro isn't just a bartender, he's also a bit of a mad scientist when it comes to cocktails. He is always coming up with new and innovative ways to make your favorite drinks, and his videos are always fascinating to watch.
Also, if you're interested in becoming a bartender, his '50 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know' video will set you on the right path.
Anders Erickson is a professional bartender who has been working in the industry for over 20 years, and his videos reflect his passion for cocktails.
His YouTube channel is full of helpful tips and tricks that will make mixing drinks easier than ever before. He also gets creative with his recipes, and you'll find everything from traditional drinks to more unique ones that are sure to stand out at your next party.
Take his 'How I Make an Old Fashioned | the ONE cocktail you must know' video for example. In it, he shows you how to make a classic Old Fashioned cocktail, but with his own twist that is sure to impress your guests.
Want to stock up your home bar? Anders has you covered with his 'The ESSENTIAL Spirits | 15 bottles to build your bar!' video. In it, he goes over 15 of the essential spirits that every home bar should have.
But what really sets Anders apart is his passion for teaching others. In every video, he takes the time to explain the ingredients and how they interact with each other to create a truly delicious cocktail.
From prohibition-era cocktails and modern mixology to even cocktails inspired by Game of Thrones, How to Drink is a YouTube channel that covers it all. Hosted by the eccentric and colorful Greg Titian, How to Drink is all about having fun with cocktails.
Greg's personality shines through in his videos, and he makes even the most complex cocktail recipes seem easy. He also has a terrific sense of humor, which makes his videos that much more enjoyable to watch on top of everything else.
Also, if you want to really liven your next Halloween party up, How to Drink' most popular video teaches you the ultimate Butterbeer recipe from Harry Potter. This delicious drink is perfect for any Harry Potter fan, and it's sure to be a hit at your next party.
Next on our list is Bartending Pro. This channel is currently clocking in at 103k subscribers and is run by a professional bartender who goes by the name of Jason Schurtz. Jason has been bartending for over 20 years and his videos reflect his wealth of experience.
In his videos, you'll find helpful tips and tricks on getting your first bartending job, as well as advice on how to make the perfect cocktail. And if you're looking for some inspiration, Jason's videos are filled with creative ideas for both classic and modern cocktails.
Jason'smost popular video is from 2012 and in it he describes all of the different types of alcohol and bottle-related terminology that a bartender should know.
Yes, there are two Steves on this list. But when it comes to making cocktails, there can never be too many Steves. This is Steve the Bartender's lesser-known English counterpart and he has only 29k subscribers so be sure to check him out.
Especially if you're a fan of rum. Because Steve the Barman his channel is all about rum. Rum cocktails, to be precise. But don't worry, even if you're not a rum lover, you'll still find plenty of delicious drinks to enjoy. For instance, his most popular video is called How to Make a Pornstar Martini.
In it, Steve walks you through everything you need to know to make this classic cocktail. And trust us, after watching his video, you'll be able to make a Pornstar Martini that's just as good as any you'd find in a bar, if not better.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to do those cool tricks that bartenders do? Well, then you need to check out Tom Dyer Bartender.
Tom is a professional bartender and YouTuber who has been sharing his bartending skills with the world for over sixteen years. In his videos, you'll find everything from short step-by-step guides on how to do flair bartending, to longer videos where he teaches you how to make some of his favorite cocktails.
So if you're looking to impress your friends with your flair bartending skills, or if you just want to learn how to make some great cocktails, then Tom Dyer Bartender is a great channel for you.
Barfly Freepour is the second channel of The Educated Bartender because with bartending, sometimes it's not just about the drinks, but the friends you make along the way (or the bars you stumble into).
Barfly Freepour is a vlog-style channel that follows Leandro and his friends as they travel around the world, visiting different bars and trying out new cocktails. It's a great way to see some of the most iconic bars in the world, as well as tastings of some of the best cocktails out there.
In addition, there's also plenty of content around the kind of tools and equipment that bartenders use, so any aspiring bartenders out there will find this channel very helpful.
Next on our list is Mr. Tolmach. This channel is all about bars, cocktails, and bartending culture. Mr. Tolmach's videos are the perfect mix of informative and entertaining, and he has a real passion for his subject matter.
In his videos, you'll find everything from bar reviews to cocktail tutorials. And if you're looking for something a little different, Mr. Tolmach even posts PoV videos of him tending a bar. In addition to that, he also reviews local bars so you can find the perfect place to get your next drink.
Next up, we have Glen and Friends Cooking. This channel is run by the husband and wife team, Glen and Julie Powell. The Canadian couple covers not only cocktails but also general cooking and baking tips and recipes.
While they don't have as many videos on cocktails as the other channels on this list, they make up for it with quality. Their videos are extremely well-produced, and they always manage to make even the most complicated cocktail recipes seem easy.
In addition to their creative mixes and cooking videos, Glen also has a channel around flying called 'GlensHangar,' which is definitely worth checking out if you're interested in aviation.
Next on our list is Booze on the Rocks, a channel dedicated to all things alcohol. This channel's catchphrase is, "A cocktail for everyone," and host David Edwards definitely delivers on that promise. With 24.8k subscribers and counting, Edwards' channel is quickly gaining popularity and it's no wonder why.
In his videos, you'll find recipes for all kinds of cocktails, from the classics to more modern drinks. And if you're looking for something a little different, Edwards is always coming up with creative new concoctions that are sure to impress.
Interested in making a Deep Blue Ocean cocktail? Edwards has a video for that. Or maybe you want to feel like you're on a beach in California with a Malibu Sunrise in hand? He's got you covered there, too.
Booze on the Rocks also has a playlist for each spirit, so you can find the perfect cocktail no matter what you're in the mood for.
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