Lesson 07

How to Stir: When & Why

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In This Lesson

Nope, this isn’t a joke… there’s ACTUALLY a technique to stirring! Before you call me out for teaching you how to stir… hear me out.

Stirring with a bar spoon might look easy— but there is an art & method to mastering “the perfect stir”.

In this lesson, you’ll learn: 

  • How to smoothly stir a cocktail using the “push-pull” method.
  • Why certain drinks MUST be stirred and NEVER shaken.
  • How to properly grip a bar spoon.
  • The bar tools you need – plus, my go-to kitchen substitutes!

Trust me – the little details make a HUGE difference when you’re trying to make multiple drinks quickly & efficiently.