Want to Get Better at Making Gourmet Drinks? Know Your Resources!

Add Amoretti Raspberry or Wild Strawberry syrups to your steamed milk for beautiful pink color.

It’s hard to believe that New Year’s is actually so close. Before you set off making New Year’s resolutions, consider letting Amoretti help fuel your passions and interests. Many of our blog readers are amateur (and professional!) baristas and bar tenders. So, we aim to provide you with the resources you need to make gourmet drinks that really shine. From drink recipes to technique advice, we’ve got you covered.

If you want to make better gourmet drinks in 2013, make sure you have these official Amoretti resources to help you achieve your goals. Here are some of our favorite resource-geared blog posts from 2012…

Coffee, Espresso, and Barista Knowledge…

Tools You Need to Make Gourmet Drinks: Do you really need a tamper? How important is a thermometer? This blog post answers the questions that every novice barista might have in getting set up with an espresso machine.

5 Ways to Make Gourmet Espresso Drinks: Feeling at your creativity rope’s end? Check out this blog post for five easy ways to infuse some excitement into your coffee passion!

Cocktail, Bartender, Mixologist Knowledge…

Guide to Liqueurs and Premium Syrup (Pt 1): This two-part guide covers all of the non-alcoholic liqueurs we offer. They make great cocktail mixers and coffee syrups! Not sure what a particular flavor is? Check out the guide!

Guide to Liqueurs and Premium Syrups (Pt 2): This post picks right up where the first one left off, packed with advice on using everything from our Kahlua “Type” Syrup (try the White Russian) to our Blue Curacao Syrup.

Cocktail Mixing Tools & Accessories: Don’t know a jigger from a julep strainer? Check out this post, which covers some of the key bartender tools!

Other Knowledge…

Make Gourmet Drinks From Your Garden: Rosemary, lemongrass, and basil are just a few of the herbs covered in this blog post. While January might not be prime gardening time, you can go ahead and prepare yourself for the coming spring with this post!

The Features of a Home Bar: Run through this basic checklist to ensure you’re ready to get off to a good start in 2013.

Don’t forget about the recipes page for a source of constant inspiration throughout 2013. This holiday season, why not pick up a six-pack of our favorite holiday syrups? We’ve got Chai, Cinnamon, Eggnog, Gingerbread, Nutmeg, and Pumpkin Spice, all bundled together at one great affordable price!

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