Getting into home bartending is both enjoyable and easy. It should be an easy transition for you if you appreciate liquors, spirits, and the process of making cocktails. 

It’s much less complicated than being a home cook since the consequences of errors are not as dire. Putting too much gin in a classic martini won’t be as disastrous as using too much water when cooking vegetables. You will get someone drunk much quicker, but that’s not bad if you think about it. 

Home bartending would make you beloved among the people around you and make you come off as cool and cultured. And if you’re serious about learning to make proper cocktails and serving adult beverages, this article is for you. 

To help us build a helpful guide for beginner home bartenders, we’re getting some input from Anders Erickson, a Chicago-based bartender with two decades of experience.