How to use a Boston Shaker

Every bartender has a bit different style but the basics of shaking are always the same.

Here is a nice video on how to use a Boston shaker from Imbibe Magazine:

The bartender demonstrates the ‘pinch’ or ‘squeeze’ method to open after shaking. We still like the heel of the hand smack. The satisfying pop sound triggers a Pavlovian reaction with all the regulars here. But the squeeze method is also very effective.

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