Art of Mixology

What Is A Cocktail Muddler Used For?

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What Is A Cocktail Muddler Used For?

Years ago, the use of fresh ingredients in cocktails were popularly appreciated by the people. Today, it is considered a norm. The integration of such ingredients in cocktails is made possible through a process called muddling. Muddling is done with a tool called “muddler” and the ingredients are pressed with it to extract the juices and oils. Then, the liquors, sweeteners and ice are added to complete the drink. But, muddlers are more than just pressing juices out. Keep reading to find out more about its uses.  Before you move forward, here’s our thank you for reading this article: free samples!...

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How To Muddle Most Common Ingredients?

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How To Muddle Most Common Ingredients?

Table Of Contents How do I muddle mint leaves? How do you muddle a cocktail? How do you muddle a lime? How do you muddle a mojito? How do you Muddle an orange slice? How do you muddle cranberries? How do you muddle fruit for a drink? How do you muddle mint and cucumber? How do you muddle sugar? How do you muddle without a muddler? Muddling is a technique in bartending whereby an ingredient, mostly herbs, and fruits are pressed down to extract their juices and oils so the finished product will be better-tasting. As easy as it sounds,...

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How Big Is A Jigger? Jigger Trivia, Styles & More

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How Big Is A Jigger? Jigger Trivia, Styles & More

A bartender is never complete without his tools of the craft. One of those important tools that a bartender cannot do without is the jigger. Okay, that may be a bit exaggerated. He can still make his cocktails but to be consistent in the taste of his prized cocktails, he should have a jigger. Other smaller glasses like a 1.5 ounce shot glass can be used to measure cocktail ingredients but for smaller measurements like ¼ or ⅓ of an ounce, it may present a problem. To solve that, a jigger is a must.  The jigger is usually marked in...

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How Can You Tell If A Wine Glass is Crystal?

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How Can You Tell If A Wine Glass is Crystal?

Glassware plays a huge role in wine in terms of presentation and taste. Just as the list for drinks is very broad, so is the list for glassware. Even just in the wine section, there are still a lot of different types of glasses. Wine connoisseurs and wine enthusiasts also pay attention to the type of glass used in serving wine because it helps in enhancing the wine’s taste and looks. So, how can you know what material your wine glass is made of? Let’s find out.   How to Tell if a Wine Glass is Crystal? At first sight, it...

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Can We Drink Beer In A Steel Glass? The Reason Behind

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Can We Drink Beer In A Steel Glass? The Reason Behind

We see beer everywhere, in the movies, on the television and especially in real life. No matter what setting, they are always served in transparent glasses, whatever the shape. How about stainless steel vessels? Are they also qualified to hold such a delicate beverage? Apparently, no, and here’s why.  However, before you go further, here’s our thank you for checking out this article: free samples! Be sure to check out our free VIP club to avail of our exclusive rebate program. There are stainless steel beer mugs in existence, yes, they keep the beer cold longer and yes, technically, you...

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