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You might be thinking that ice is just frozen water that chills your drinks, but it is actually one of the most important ingredients in a cocktail – yet it’s the one that’s least talked about!

Picking the ice that you use in a cocktail makes a huge difference to your drink, so it’s important to know how to select the right type.

Award-winning bartender Charlie Ainsbury explains the importance of this often-overlooked ingredient in this online lesson for beginner bartenders.

What you'll learn in the Picking the right ice for cocktails lesson

  • The different types of ice bartenders use for cocktails
  • How to choose the best ice for a cocktail

Who the Bartending for beginners course is for

Servers and beginner bartenders, sharpen your skills behind the bar with pointers from the world’s best!


Charlie Ainsbury

Charlie Ainsbury is a World Class recognized bartender and the co-owner of an award-winning spritz and cocktail bar in Sydney. He was twice named Australian Bartender of the Year.

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