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Beginners Cocktails Class - Course (4 hours)


Learn the basics of bartending and have a fun-filled day in Manchester City Center!

This beginners bar course is for anyone who wants to start learning about cocktails, either for passion o personal interest. No prior knowledge is required. Fast-track your way into the cocktails knowledge with a well done training with our highly-experienced bartender or bar lady instructor.

You'll learn how to create a perfect serve negroni, an aperol spritz and even a margarita with this one day beginner level introduction to cocktails, held at our premise Sicilian NQ bar and bistro in Manchester Northern Quarter.

Duration: from 12am to 16pm

Next Session date: 26 October

Course Venue

Sicilian NQ bar and bistro has been hosting our Manchester cocktails and wine masterclasses and courses for the last 4 years.  It's a charming mediterranean style wine bar, relaxed and characterful venue nestled in Manchester’s trendy Northern Quarter, right in the heart of the city center. Northern Quarter is a trendy neighbourhood, with lively street art, bohemian bars and independent shops. It's home to lively restaurants and some of the city's biggest music venues, featuring concerts from trendy independent bands and famous artists.


14 Turner Street
M4 1DZ, Manchester

Course Programme

You’ll learn:

  • How to set up the bar
  • Basic pour techniques
  • How to make simple garnishes 
  • The art of perfect service
  • how to make 6+ classic cocktails from Aperol spritz and whiskey sours to espresso martini and margarita using fresh ingredients
  • Learn basic bartending techniques like shaking and stirring. You’ll learn how to layer shots, blend cocktails, pour and use a jigger. You’ll also become familiar with key bar tools and basic equipment