VIDEO: Learn how to make cocktails with Himitsu’s famed creative director Shingo Gokan

The Beton Cappuccino from Himitsu’s Shingo Gokan

Shingo Gokan, who was named International Bartender of the Year at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, is a busy guy. In addition to his work as the creative director at Himitsu in Buckhead, he owns two bars in Shanghai, is working on opening a few more, and consults at bars all over the world ( to get an idea of how much he travels, consider that he has an apartment in New York but only spends about two months total there in the course of a year).

He took a few minutes from his packed schedule to show us how to make a classic Sidecar and a Beton Cappuccino, a drink of his own design. Watch him in action here (don’t miss Gokan’s hot shaker action at 3:50):

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