How Often Should You Take Bar Inventory?

December 21, 2017

|Dave Allred, Bar Patrol

So you’ve finally decided to get serious about your bar and liquor inventory, and you’re already to go. You’ve got your trusty scale and bar inventory app (or God forbid, your clipboard and inventory counting sheets that you’re still using) and you’re ready to count.

The question now is, how often should you be counting your inventory? 

“As little as possible,” I hear you shouting into your screen.

Yes, I know, bar inventory is no day at the brothel, but it’s for serious business owners who want to run a serious business.

So the answer is: it depends. In this video I’m going to tell you exactly how often you should be taking inventory depending on the size of your bar and how we do it here at Bar Patrol so you can track your inventory in your bar without getting overwhelmed.


At the end of the video there will be a link on how to spot check your bartenders, or you can click below to go straight to the video.

How To Spot Check Your Bartenders in 10 Minutes Flat

Cheers, until next time,


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