Lesson 08

How & When to Shake

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In This Lesson

Shaking a drink? Trust me, everyone’s watching. Here’s how to shake like a pro.

Not all ingredients mix well. Like stirring, you use shaking to mix, chill & dilute your cocktail. But unlike stirring, you HAVE to shake when working with certain ingredients.

In this lesson, you’ll learn:

  • How to easily remember what ingredients & drinks need to be shakenand what drinks you should NEVER shake!
  • The perfect shaking tool substitute you probably have in your kitchen cabinet (I promise, your drinks will taste JUST as good)
  • Common & popular drinks that are shaken – including how to make a Raspberry Kamikaze!