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Bar Tools

Ensure your home bar is equipped with these tools to produce the best Cocktails for you and your friends to enjoy.

Bar Spoon
Is a long handled spoon used for mixing and layering mixed drinks. Its length ensures that is can reach the bottom of the talles jug or tumbler. The spoon portion holds 1 tsp. of liquid.
An appliance used to mix and crush ice and other ingredients to produce frozen cocktails.
Bottle Opener
Handy tool for opening various bottles, most commonly beer bottles.
Cocktail Shaker
Used to mix beverages by shaking. When ice is added to the shaker it allows for quicker cooling of the drink before serving.
Cocktail Straws
Are short and thin straws and are used to garnish a cocktails and allow them to keep their drinks mixed.
Used for drawing corks from wine bottles. The most common type is the Wing Corkscrew.
Graters are used like a Zester, the difference being a grater produces finer zest
Used to measure liquor. It typically measures 1.5 fluid ounces, however other sizes are available.
Used for separating juice from fruits, herbs, leafy greens and other tupes of vegetables. Fresh juices produce the best cocktails and is recommended over bottled juices.
Used like a pestle to mash or muddle fruits, herbs and/or spices to release their flavours.
Seltzer Bottle
Also known as a Soda Siphon, transform regular water in a carbonated beverage using CO2 cartridges.
Speed Pourer
Placed on top of liquor bottle to help streamline the flow of liquid coming out of the bottle. This helps in avoiding spills and splashes and gives better control over the amount of alcohol that is being poured. To slow down the rate of pour use your finger to block the air hold. A three count can be used to pour 1 1/2 oz. of liquid. Always replace the Speed Pourer with its original cap to elimate air getting into the bottle which limits its shelf life
Used to remove ice from a mixed drink while being poured into a serving glass. The strainer is placed over the mouth of the glass or shaker and small holes allow only the liquids to pass while the berverage is poured. Two types of strainers are commonly used, Hawthrone Strainer (image shown) and a Julep Strainer.
Used to obtain the zest from citrus fruits.
Manhattan v.II
· 2/3 oz. Rye Whiskey
· 1/3 oz. Italian Vermouth

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