Promising “cocktails, bar culture and flair, ” Bartender HQ was founded in2014 by David Eden-Sangwell, a U.K.-based flair bartender, mixologist, bar consultant and trainer. Samuel Boulton, a.k.a. “The Vermouth Ambassador” joined this year, bringing expertise in niche spirits and fortified wines.
The site, which now includes a podcast and YouTube channel, offers recipes, news and opinions on the state of the industry, as well as information on how to improve a bar and further a career in the bar industry. Bartender HQ documents the travels of Eden-Sangwell and Bolton around the U.K. and beyond as they visit breweries, distilleries and other suppliers to the bar industry, as well as some of the best bars in the world.
Bartender HQ also boasts a comprehensive index of vermouth, with first-hand tasting notes for each, plus information on trending topics such as sustainable bartending. It’s a great resource for bartenders looking for help to get to the next level. Check it out at http://bartenderhq.com/