How To Use Cocktail Shaker?

How does a cocktail shaker work?

A cocktail shaker is a device used to mix beverages (usually alcoholic) by shaking.

When ice is put in the shaker this allows for a quicker cooling of the drink before serving.

How do you use a glass cocktail shaker?

How to Use a Boston Shaker –

How do you open a cocktail shaker?

If the shaker is metal, tap the shaker against the edge of the bar where the strainer and cup meet. This can jar the top loose. If the shaker is glass, try to twist the top off gently. It can be difficult to get a grip on the shaker because it’s slippery or wet.

How do you use a two piece cocktail shaker?

How to use a two-piece:

  • Combine ingredients in the glass (or smaller of the two cans).
  • Fill the large can with ice and briskly up-end over the smaller can (or glass), quickly enough to avoid spilling any ice.
  • Lift shaker with one hand on the top and the other gripping the base and shake vigorously.