Skip to content
What are cocktail shakers for & why do we shake a cocktail?

What are cocktail shakers for & why do we shake a cocktail?

To put it simply, cocktail shaker sets are used to mix and chill your favourite cocktails and mocktails. Using a cocktail shaker set will ensure the perfect blend of flavours when using the staple ingredients of any signature cocktail. While using a cocktail shaker can create quite the impressive spectacle, there is also a bit of science behind why we use a shaker set to create the perfect cocktail:

To mix – the tin shaker is the ideal way for all the ingredients to efficiently and quickly fuse together.

To chill – adding ice to your cocktail when mixing will ensure it is at the optimum temperature when served.

To dilute – all the ingredients will be distributed evenly throughout your cocktail leading to a perfectly-balanced finish.

To aerate – shaking your cocktail allows oxygen to circulate through the drink enhancing the overall flavour. 

 

SHOP NOW

Rusty Barrel Manhattan Collection

Rusty Barrel Boton Collection

Previous article What makes Rusty Barrel cocktail sets so special?
Next article What is the difference between Boston and Manhattan cocktail shakers?