ROLL rather than shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass.
A Bloody Mary based on sake.
Asian Pear Cocktail
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
MUDDLE cucumber in base of shaker. Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
Shaking not only mixes a drink, it also chills, dilutes and aerates it. Along with stirring shaking is the most common technique employed to mix cocktails.
When straining a shaken drink, a Hawthorn strainer tends to be used, but when straining a stirred drink it is traditional to use a Julep strainer. Both designs of strainer allow...
Bloody Mary recipes are as personal as those for Martinis. Purists will only use pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt and lemon to spice up tomato juice and vodka, but...
Sometimes described as a rice wine, sometimes as a rice beer, sake shares qualities of both. It is fermented from specially developed rice and water by brewmasters (‘toji’)....
Consisting of a spirit or spirits (mostly rum), citrus, sugar, water and spice, punch is the earliest cocktail – the drink all other cocktails emanate
There’s no glossing over it, the 1980s were grim for cocktail culture. Bar owners opted for mechanical solutions to a bartending skills deficit. Rather
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