Cocktail shakers are essential for the perfect creation of your favorite drinks. This is an essential step for a successful cocktail given its unique ability to mix ingredients and flavors . All cocktailists will tell you: the basis of a cocktail is its repetitive agitation in the shaker!
With a spoon, it is difficult to be able to mix several different ingredients which generally do not have the same density. It will be even easier for a shaker to merge the flavors and thus make the cocktail more harmonious !
The different types of shaker
There are several types of shaker, the best known of which are the Boston Shaker and the Cobble Shaker which has three pieces.
The Boston Shaker
It is the favorite and most used by bartenders. It has two parts, the upper glass and the lower stainless steel. The Boston Shaker is relatively easy to use, depending on user skills, and is airtight. The only recommendation is to use a strainer to purify the cocktail from large pieces.
The Cobble Shaker
The Cobble Shaker is easier to use . It is designed with a filter, so all you have to do is add all the ingredients to the tumbler and shake everything! It's ready, uncap the cap and pour your cocktail!
Being the favorite utensil of bartenders and amateurs alike, the cocktail shaker also serves as a show ! Who doesn't love doing the little shaker dance or who doesn't just like to watch it?