Flair barman Alexander Shtifanov has been named as the ultimate master of his profession on YouTube. Take a look at the clips of him below, it’s not hard to see why he’s proclaimed as the world’s best!

Described by some as “extreme bartending”, it is the art of entertaining guests whilst preparing their drinks. Complete with a subculture of its own, and hundreds of very exciting competitions worldwide. Venue owners are always on the lookout for bartending staff that can entertain and serve their audience, they have become highly appreciative of this art as well.

Note that the Tom Cruise movie “Cocktail” focused around a flair barman, but that is a film from 1988, and understandably, not everyone has seen it. But the video below provides a modern-day insight to flair bartending.

Flair Barman Stuns Judges With His Skills

While I checked out the video myself, YouTube also suggested some other videos I should check out, and there you have it. Turns out the guy in the video is Alexander Shtifanov, who has made quite a name for himself in the world of Flair competitions. Looking at his Facebook account, you see that this flair barman makes an awesome living from his craft. He travels the globe taking part in competitions and shows. He is our kind of barman. And apparently Bacardi thinks so as well:


Dive Into The World Of Flair

If you want to learn how to do this as well, whether it is basic flair technique, or you want built on serious skills that you have already acquired, I suggest you have a look at the different EBS courses we offer.

Our International Bartender Course has some solid segments on basic flair techniques.