Why Bartending in Louisville?

Brooklyn Bartending School of Louisville helps people become a bartender and find a fulfilling job. Our best graduates are working at the Holy Grale, Nachbar, Hell or High Water, Library Bar, Copper & Kings Rooftop Bar and many other local venues. BBS is ready to teach 1-on-1 and customized lessons to all ages (above 18 by Kentucky state law).

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    What You'll Learn at Kentucky Bartending School

    Servicing Alcohol Responsibly

    Closing and Opening Bars

    Maintaining The Bar Area Tidy

    The Power of The Best Customer Service

    The Layout, Equipment, and Tools of the Bar



    Expertise in Liquors and Liqueurs

    Classes on Beers, Wines, as well as Champagne

    Money Handling & Payment Expertise

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    All tools and educational resources, which include bartending equipment, workbooks, & beverages, is going to be given by us.


    We can come to your home or teach at one of our multiple locations in Kentucky.

    Louisville Bartending School Pricing:

    Online Course

    from $79

    Group Classes

    from $299

    In-Person Lessons

    from $399

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      Kentucky Bartending Certification

      Age Regulations of Kentucky

      Effective March 5, 2022, in Kentucky, individuals can serve alcoholic beverages at the age of 18, provided they are supervised by someone 20 years or older. At 20 years old, they can sell and serve alcohol without supervision. To bartend in Kentucky, one must be 20 years old and work under the supervision of someone 21 years or older.

      Kentucky Bartending Certification Program

      Kentucky Bartending Certification

      Local Kentucky Authority Contacts

      The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Telephone: (502) 564-4850 Website: http://abc.ky.gov/

      Bartending Laws and Regulations in Kentucky

      For those aiming to become bartenders in Kentucky, gaining an understanding of the state's alcohol laws is crucial, considering its intricate nature. While Kentucky lacks specific statewide laws concerning wet or dry status, the landscape becomes complex as individual cities, counties, and even voting precincts can implement their own regulations.

      Earn $300 per night as a Bartender Part-Time or Full Time

      Louisville bartending school supports students' career goals by offering comprehensive Job Assistance and Internship programs. You will have job opportunities begin to fall into your lap.

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      Louisville Bartending School Stats


      Highest one time tip for Louisville students


      of Louisville Students said BBS exceeded expectations

      14 days

      Average number of days until getting a bartending job offer


      Louisville certification exam success rate

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      Learning Options In Louisville KY

      One Week Bartending Course

      One week bartending class starts on July 24, 2024

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      Two Week Bartending Class

      Two-week bartending and mixology course has a registration deadline and is starting on July 20, 2024

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      Information About Brooklyn Bartending School

      265 Years

      Combined experience of Louisville teachers


      First Bartending Lesson in Louisville

      63.8% Women

      of all BBS students in Louisville

      76 Years

      Oldest student yet in Louisville

      20.2 Hours

      Avg. number of hands-on training hours/student

      Learn The Most Popular Cocktails In Kentucky

      In the heart of Kentucky, where bluegrass melodies echo through rolling hills, the Bluegrass Bourbon Smash is a cherished favorite. Crafted with local bourbon, a splash of mint simple syrup, and a hint of muddled blackberries, this cocktail pays homage to the state's renowned distilleries and equestrian heritage. Another local delight is the Kentucky Mule, blending local ginger beer with bourbon and a squeeze of lime, creating a refreshing sip reminiscent of the state's Southern charm. Garnishes like a sprig of fresh mint or a slice of ripe peach add a touch of local flair to the sensory experience, while classic highball glasses or engraved julep cups reflect Kentucky's timeless elegance.

      Kentucky's drinking culture, deeply tied to horse racing and the conviviality of bourbon trail visits, is evident in cocktails like the Derby Delight, featuring bourbon, sweet vermouth, and a dash of bitters. Liquor laws, shaped by the state's bourbon heritage, influence the accessibility of spirits across cities like Louisville and Lexington.

      Historically, Kentucky's role in Prohibition-era moonshining and the invention of the Old Fashioned cocktail have left an indelible mark on its drinking culture. Today, the libations served are a testament to the state's craftsmanship, traditions, and a spirited celebration of its rich landscapes. Each sip of a Kentucky cocktail is an invitation to relish the flavors of the bluegrass state and bask in the warmth of Southern hospitality.

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