2 Day Cocktail Course

Start Date: 27/07/19

Duration: Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 5pm

Location: Dublin Bar Academy, 141 King St N

Full Fee: €249

Network Members Fee: €200

Programme overview

This course provides a grounding in the basic principles behind mixology and cocktail making.
Course date: 25th-26th May, 22nd-23rd June, 20th - 21st July

Learning Outcomes

  • Dublin Bar Academy Certificate
  • Master the science of cocktails & mixology
  • Drink mixing techniques, correct glassware and garnishing
  • Cocktail history
  • Practical workshop
  • Cocktail tasting
  • Cocktail manual

Who is this course for?

Individuals interested in kickstarting a career in cocktail making





  1. Introduction to Mixology – history, glassware, equipment & garnish
  2. Practical Workshop – learn how to build, shake & stir cocktails correctly
  3. Homemade Products – learn how to prepare products such as syrups, foams & cordials
  4. Cocktail Tasting – taste up to 20 different classic & modern cocktails (leave the car at home!)












Leaving his native Sweden, Richard has travelled the world in pursuit of bar and hospitality expertise. From the UK, where he spent five years in the Chewton Glen five star resort that is consistently voted in the top hotels in the world, to Thailand where he worked as the Head Instructor at the European Bartender  School. On these shores, Richard trained for three years under our celebrity hotelier Francis Brennan at The Park Hotel Kenmare, as well as being restaurant and bar manager at the Michelin Star Cliff House Hotel.


When he is not serving up tequila wisdom, Ronan can be found in Drury Building, a popular Dublin haunt that he owns and runs. In his past life Ronan set up the market leading events company All Bar None Events, worked as a Brand Ambassador for Patron Tequila, was the on-trade trainer for Brinkman Beverages and was bar manager at The Morgan Hotel, one of the first internationally awarded cocktail bars in Ireland.


Hugo has worked the Dublin restaurant and bar scene for seven years. When he is not frequenting Dublin’s latest hot spot, Hugo winters in the Alps, shaking and stirring at the most exclusive apres-ski bars.


A product of of the Dublin Bar Academy, Lorcan was a student on our very first course in 2012. Having spent five years working in traditional pubs around the city, Lorcan worked in Fade Street Social before joining our team in 2015. At weekends, he can be found mixing it up in Opium on Camden Street.