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The study or skill of preparing mixed drinks.

mix·ol′o·gist n.
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1. (Professions) jocular a person who serves drinks, esp cocktails, at a bar
2. (Electronics) music a person skilled at mixing sounds in recording or live performance
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(ˈbɑrˌtɛn dər)

a person who mixes and serves drinks at a bar.
[1830–40, Amer.]
bar′tend`, v.i.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mixologist - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a barmixologist - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
barmaid - a female bartender
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
publican, tavern keeper - the keeper of a public house
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In addition to the ceremonious splendor of colour and fun, this year world renowned mixologist Anthonio and a team from Italy flew down adding some flair with special cocktails.
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In The Essential Mixologist she shares 22 of her original, delectable, essential-oil-infused recipes.
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Writer and world-class mixologist Jason Clark has shared his expertise, to educate and inspire bartenders around the globe, and his new book (Ryland Peters & Small, PS16.99) offers a masterclass in creating coffee-based cocktails.
When preparing a cocktail, it is not just about mixing things, it is an art one has to know the ratio of each ingredient.Ms Muluka started her career as a professional mixologist back in 2006.