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Flaming ’eck – skilful Sheffield barman Mike Wood certainly creates a spectacle for drinkers.

Now, he and his colleagues at Revolution are giving customers the chance to have a go themselves by booking a masterclass at the venue in West One, off West Street.

Revolution bar assistant manager Mike Wood makes a Cosmopolitan cocktail at the bar at West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield.

Revolution bar assistant manager Mike Wood makes a Cosmopolitan cocktail at the bar at West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield.

Mike, Revolution’s 24-year-old assistant manager, said: “We have 32 cocktails in our menu, but I can make up to 150 different ones from our back catalogue.

“We have a huge selection of 45 unique flavoured vodkas, plus rums, gins and whiskeys to choose from.”

Speciality cocktails include the flambéed cosmopolitan – and Mike can even make up a hot cocktail.

The Absolut orient apple includes honey-infused vodka, apple juice, cinnamon and fresh orange juice.

Revolution bar assistant manager Mike Wood makes a Midsummer Mule cocktail at the bar at West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield.

Revolution bar assistant manager Mike Wood makes a Midsummer Mule cocktail at the bar at West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield.

Mike said: “The whole thing is then steamed like a latté coffee.

Revolution, which is celebrating 10 years since it moved to its current premises, is offering customers the chance to hire a private room at the venue for a cocktail-making masterclass.

The glamorous sessions have been particularly popular with the ladies, Mike says, but stag parties and work groups have also been among bookings so far.

Revolution bar assistant manager Mike Wood makes a Midsummer Mule cocktail at the bar at West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield.

Revolution bar assistant manager Mike Wood makes a Midsummer Mule cocktail at the bar at West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield.