Just recently we opened the Reed and Thistle Pub in Gagetown New Brunswick, which focuses on classic cocktails and craft beers. Although currently we are still doing renovations and property upgrades so the kitchen is closed, which makes us a Cocktail bar mostly. The turn of the century B&B aspect is the primary focus at the moment, but the bar is my baby.
I am not a accomplished bartender in the least, with just some college experience a couple of decades ago, so lots to catch up on and learn the right way too. Currently I am deployed to a region in the middle east that is a prohibition nation, so reading some great books acquired through amazon and the internet is as close to alcohol as I can get for the next few months sadly.
jeffery morganthalors bar book is a great one! Also the mixology book from elemental mixology is good if a bit pricey. The class is incredible!