James Bond certainly had it right, the classic vodka martini should be shaken, not stirred. If you’ve ever had a vodka cocktail on a warm summer day, you’ll understand that cold is key. (In case you’re wondering, a gin martini is stirred in order to preserve the delicate flavors of the gin.)
To that end, we believe that no home bar in complete without at least one fantastic cocktail shaker. Always glass, stainless steel or silver plate and vintage if possible. Here are just a few of our favorites…
Shake Rattle & Roll Shaker, Izola | | Bauhaus Cocktail Shaker | Match Cocktail Shaker | Side Spout Cocktail Shaker | vintage cocktail shaker | Skyscraper cocktail shaker | vintage cocktail shaker, ebay
Stayed tuned for next week’s bar essential post, when we’ll start stocking the bar with our favorite spirits.