Bartending Mini-Course: Winter 2003

Instructor: Jim Knapp


Mondays 6-8 P.M. or Thursdays 7-9 P.M.

Boulevard Room, Pierpont Commons



Course Syllabus

Tentative Schedule

Course Drink Recipes

Week 1

Age Verification Guidelines

Alcohol Awareness Info

U of M Policy on Alchol and Other Drugs

Week 2

Mixology Techniques

Organizational Skills

Week 3



Course Drink Recipes

Week 4


Single Malts, Small Batch Bourbons, and Cognacs

Wine Varietals

Wine, In General

Wine Glossary

Week 5

Beer (Class Handout)

Beer: History and Useful Information

Beer Profit Information

A Judicial History of Beer

Useful Extras

Lewd-Sounding Drinks

Information About Cigars, an excellent online resource.

Faux Bailey's Irish Creme Recipe

Faux Kahlua Recipe

Course FAQ's:

Q: How long is the course?

A: The course meets for six (6) sessions of approximately two hours.

Q: When is the course taught?

A: It is taugh in the Fall and Winter terms; typically, running from early October through mid-November, and again from early February to mid-March.

Q: When will the course next be offered?

A: Not until October 2003.

Q: How do I enroll?

A: Contact Maryann Simons at the Arts and Programs Office in the Pierpont Commons.

Q: Is this class offered for credit?

A: No. Participants receive a certificate of completion if they successfully meet the requirements of the course.

Q: Will I have my bartending license after I pass?

A: There is no such thing as a "bartending license."

Q: How much does the course cost?

A: At present, the going rate is $55. However, like all things, the rate is subject to change.

Jim's Homepage.

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