Techniques

The Sour

Here is a trick for remembering hundreds of cocktails: the sour. A sour is a cocktail made from the following recipe: 2 oz spirit ¾ oz citrus juice ¾ oz syrup
11 Dec 2018

Straining

Any time you shake or stir a cocktail, you need to strain out the ice. There are a few types of strainer used for this, but they all serve to hold back the ice while allowing the drink to pour through.
15 Jan 2018

Adding a Twist

A twist is a piece of peel from citrus that is added to a cocktail as a garnish. This isn’t just about making the drink look pretty, however: the oils in the peel are an important part of the drink’s flavor.
08 Jan 2018

Building

There are three techniques for making a cocktail: building, shaking, and stirring. It’s important to know when to use which method.
08 Jan 2018

Stirring

There are three techniques for making a cocktail: building, shaking, and stirring. It’s important to know when to use which method.
08 Jan 2018

Shaking

There are three techniques for making a cocktail: building, shaking, and stirring. It’s important to know when to use which method.
08 Jan 2018