Cocktail Secrets: Making Your Signature Drink

Ivy Mix, Bartender, Leyenda

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8 Videos (33m)
    • Introduction

    • Working with Tasting Notes

    • Prepping Your Cocktail

    • Mixing Your Cocktail

    • Mastering Presentation

    • The Finishing Touch

    • Wrapping Up

    • Hungry for More?


About This Class

The best cocktails start with the best inspiration. Join Ivy Mix, bartender and co-owner of Brooklyn cocktail bar Leyenda, for this 30-minute class on making a signature cocktail inspired by her love for the flavors of Spain and Mexico. In step-by-step lessons, Ivy shares:

  • how she translates inspiration into a drink's essential flavors
  • tips for matching different flavor profiles (ex: fruity vs. nutty)
  • her process for creating her own signature Palo Negro

Along the way, Ivy shares insider tips including how to work with ice, find the perfect glass, and elegantly present your drink.

Whether you already appreciate great cocktails or are curious to experiment with your own, you'll leave with tricks and inspiration for getting creative — all so you can design your own drink and enjoy!

45 of 47 students recommendSee All

I just upped my cocktail game handsomely. You will too. Cheers!
Amazing class! So much thought into it.
I really appreciate that Ivy went over the process as well as the other aspects of her craft. This really gave me good insight into how I should think about my cocktails. The production value, and information were top notch!
Nick Pham

Carpe the Diem!





Ivy Mix

Bartender, Leyenda

Ivy Mix is the head bartender and owner of Leyenda, a cocktail bar in Brooklyn. She also founded Speed Rack, a competition created by and for female bartenders that benefits breast cancer research and awareness. 

Ivy was named "American Bartender of the Year" at the 2015 Tales of the Cocktail's Spirited Awards.