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When to Shake and When to Stir

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James Bond was so wrong when he asked for his martini “shaken, not stirred.” Deciding when to shake and when to stir a cocktail is an important part of mixology, and has a huge impact on a drink’s texture and appearance. Here are the ground rules for shaking or stirring, so you won’t make Bond’s same mistake again. Shaking When: Shake cocktails when they include fruit juices, cream liqueurs, simple syrup, sour mix, egg, dairy […]