How-To Master the Free Pour


Practice makes perfect so if you want to master the free pour when whipping up cocktails for your friends, then this How-to is for you. Mixologist Garn McCown shares his tips and tricks for smoothly pouring mixed drinks without using a jigger. The more you practice using these techniques, the easier it will become. Check out the full video above to learn more.

Born and raised in Atlanta, Garn McCown worked his way through high school and college at Georgia Tech in restaurants and bars as early as 14-years-old. He began his spirits career in small restaurants, dive bars, and clubs, where he continually strived to learn and grow. This fueled his passion for craft cocktails, quality spirits, and ingredients, and cutting edge techniques. Garn truly began his craft cocktail endeavors at Bluepointe in the Buckhead Financial District of Atlanta, continuing to grow and learn at both high-volume and craft programs with Kimpton Hotels, Seed Kitchen and Bar, Marriott Hotels, The Pool Hall, The Aviary, and Gypsy Kitchen & The Southern Gentleman.

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