Who we are

The Liquid Academy provides leading operators and drinks brands with industry leading bartender training courses, experiential events and specialised drinks development services.  Founded by lifelong professional bartender Scott Gemmell, The Liquid Academy was Scotland’s first professional bartender academy in Scotland. To this day we are on a clear mission to help businesses and people from all walks of life redefine their relationship with drinks. Whether young adult entering the hospitality trade, or seasoned professional our training courses and consultancy services are there to help you achieve your ongoing goals within the trade.  Tried and tested over many years with world leading hospitality operators and many super premium international drinks brands, we hope the faith they have shown in us will be a reflection and measure of our commitment to the most noble and ancient of crafts, professional bartending.  Following many nationwide cocktail competition such as the Liquid Wars Battle of Britain, the Caledonian Bartenders Cup,  alongside monthly radio slots and appearances on Television with the ‘Hairy Bikers’ to ‘Come Dine with me’….  Today Scott and his team work all across the UK showcasing and training consumers at educational theatres for the BBC Good Food Show, alongside curation and presentation at the biggest trade exhibitions in the country.   It is to you, the trade, our guests and the ebb the flow of life we serve x

gum bi do làithean uile toilichte
(may all your days be happy ones)