Green Bar Blade, powder coat on a stainless steel bar blade.
HOW TO USE A BAR BLADE
Bar Blades have been around in the States for years now and here is how to use a bar blade ….having been used mainly in flair competitions. They go under the names Speed Opener, Mamba, Popper and of course Bar Blade. They have now made their entrance to the UK along with flairing which is a very popular hobby with bartenders and a growing sport.
The Legends of Bartending World Champions
In the UK competitions are not as common as yet but they are sure to grow in popularity. BarBlading is a small part of a flair bartender’s routine they use it to do a number of things that impresses the crowd. But the reason I use one behind the bar is that it is so much faster than using any other bottle opener, and it impresses the customer.
I walked in to a bar a while ago and ordered two bottles of beer and the bartender was very polite, he got the bottles one in each hand turned towards me and my friend bent down and opened them on the fixed opener that was under the bar. This was ok I got my drink but I was not impressed.
Now had the bartender had a Bar Blade he could have taken the 2 bottles in one hand and opened them using the popping method. This method makes a loud pop noise when opening a bottle and amazes the customer. I have had so many people ask “what is that?” or “how do you make it pop?” They love it. It creates more interaction and therefore increase the possibility of tips. It will make you a faster bartender and therefore increase your total on the till and clear the bar quicker. This helps people get served quicker therefore increasing sales and I’m sure your boss will be happy with that, mine was.
Here is how to use a bar blade
We aim to get your order to you as soon as possible.
Postage starts at £3.95 to the UK mainland only and will be sent via Royal Mail 2nd class. This can be upgraded at the checkout or spend over £30 for free delivery.
Please allow 3 business days for delivery, and add 2 if engraving. This is a maximum time we try to get them to you as quickly as possible.
Orders that are posted 1st Class Recorded are not guaranteed in a certain time, they require a signature on delivery. Once orders have left us they are in the hands of the Royal Mail.
Your order will usually be dispatched the same working day or if after 3 pm, the next day.
If special delivery has been selected the order must be placed by 3 pm Mon-Thurs, 2 pm Fri or it will be dispatched the day after.
We are not responsible for customs charges to other countries.
We hope the products you order are to your satisfaction if not, the following policy applies regarding returns.
If you have any problems with your order for any reason (faulty, defective or no longer wanted) you must return your goods unused in its original condition within 30 days for a replacement or refund.
Engraved products cannot be returned unless they are faulty or not customised correctly, unwanted engraved products are non-returnable.
We do not cover the cost of returning goods.
For personalised items, we do not accept returns unless they are personalised incorrectly.
The address your goods are dispatched to is taken straight from PayPal and printed on to our labels. We are not responsible if you fail to update your PayPal information and your order is sent to an alternative address. If your order is sent back to us due to a lack of correct address then we may require additional postage being paid.