Ask a Bartender

March 3, 2014

Ask a Bartender: The Chrysanthemum

by Kayoko Akabori

My alcohol tolerance is not what it used to be, sadly. The morning after a night of drinking just gets tougher and tougher.

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March 1, 2013

Ask a Bartender from Japan: The Art of Cleaning the Bar

by UM Guest

*We asked our friend, Mr. Tomokazu Kai of Heuga Bar in Gifu City, “What types of towels and products do you use to clean your bar?” Mr.

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November 2, 2012

Ask a Bartender: Why Aren’t Bitters Used in Japan?

by Kayoko Akabori

Here’s a column idea that’s been brewing for a while: asking bartenders in Japan about their techniques, methods and current cocktail trends.

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