Why Bartending in Minneapolis?

Brooklyn Bartending School of Minneapolis helps people become a bartender and find a fulfilling job. Our best graduates are working at the Prohibition Bar, The Local - Minneapolis, Brit's Pub, Bunker's Music Bar & Grill, The Corner Bar and many other local venues. BBS is ready to teach 1-on-1 and customized lessons to all ages (above 18 by Minnesota state law).

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    Discover What's on the Program at Minnesota Bartending School

    Industry Terms Class

    The Power to Handle Glassware

    Precision in Free Pouring

    Techniques for Preparation Of Drinks

    Classes on Bar Tools, Equipment, & Layout



    Planning & Executing Private Events

    Interview Success Strategies

    Range of Popular Drink Recipes

    Aesthetic Cocktail Garnishing

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    As an integral part of your package, we'll provide almost all necessary bartending equipment, a workbook, and a selection of drinks.


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

    Minneapolis Bartending School Pricing:

    Online Course

    from $79

    Group Classes

    from $299

    In-Person Lessons

    from $399

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      Minnesota Bartending Certification

      Age Regulations of Minnesota

      As per the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, individuals under 18 years of age are prohibited from serving or selling intoxicating liquor in a retail intoxicating liquor establishment.

      Minnesota Bartending Certification Program

      Minnesota Bartending Certification

      Local Minnesota Authority Contacts

      The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Liquor Control Division Telephone: 65101-7500 Website: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/age/alcohol/Pages/default.aspx

      Bartending Laws and Regulations in Minnesota

      Local bartenders should be aware of Retail Alcohol Vendor Enforcement (R.A.V.E.) and Place of Last Drink (P.O.LD.)

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

      Minneapolis bartending school supports our graduates' career goals by offering comprehensive Job Assistance and Internship programs. You get connected to the best jobs without much effort.

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      Minneapolis Bartending School Facts


      Highest one time tip for Minneapolis students


      of Minneapolis Students said BBS exceeded expectations

      10 days

      Average number of days until getting a bartending job offer


      Minneapolis certification exam success rate

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      Learning Options In Minneapolis MN

      One Week Bartending Class

      One week long bartending class registration deadline is June 8, 2024

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      Two Week Long Bartending and Mixology Class

      Two-week bartending course is starting on June 4, 2024

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      Information About Brooklyn Bartending School

      346 Years

      Combined experience of Minneapolis teachers


      First Bartending Lesson in Minneapolis

      55.5% Women

      of all BBS students in Minneapolis

      76 Years

      Oldest student yet in Minneapolis

      28.7 Hours

      Avg. number of hands-on training hours/student

      Learn The Most Popular Cocktails In Minnesota

      In the land of ten thousand lakes and endless pine forests, the North Star Nectar shines brightly as a beloved concoction in Minnesota. Crafted with locally distilled aquavit, a splash of birch syrup, and a hint of foraged juniper berries, this cocktail pays homage to the state's Scandinavian roots and natural abundance. Another cherished libation is the Land of Lakes Lemonade, blending local vodka with hand-squeezed Minnesota-grown lemons and a touch of wildflower honey, creating a refreshing sip that mirrors the state's pristine waters. Garnishes like a sprig of cedar or a twist of wild grapevine add a touch of rustic elegance to the sensory experience, while artisanal glassware or classic mason jars reflect Minnesota's appreciation for craftsmanship.

      Minnesota's drinking culture, deeply embedded in its Nordic heritage and the camaraderie of ice-fishing houses, is evident in cocktails like the Boundary Waters Bramble, featuring local gin, blackberry liqueur, and a hint of spruce tip syrup. Liquor laws, shaped by the state's history of temperance and evolving trends, influence the accessibility of spirits across cities like Minneapolis and St. Paul.

      Historically, Minnesota's speakeasies and lakeside resorts have played a role in shaping its drinking culture, and today, the libations served reflect the state's commitment to sustainability, innovation, and a spirited celebration of its unique landscapes. Each sip of a Minnesota cocktail is an invitation to traverse the northern trails and bask in the warmth of its diverse drinking culture.

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