Cocktail 101: How To Use A Boston Shaker

Follow drinkstuff’s simple 5 step guide to learn how to use the Professional Boston Cocktail Shaker, just like a professional mixologist.

Step 1
Add your ingredients to the shaker glass with ice. You may need to muddle or churn your ingredients before adding ice (check your recipe).

How To Use A Boston Shaker Step 1

Step 2
Securely fit the shaker tin on top of the glass to form a tight seal.
Note: One side of the glass should fit flush with the inside of the shaker tin

How To Use A Boston Shaker Step 2

Step 3
Shake well!
Note: Shake with the shaker tin at the bottom and the glass at the top.

How To Use A Boston Shaker Step 3

Step 4
To release the shaker, give it a tap just where the glass stops being flush with the shaker

How To Use A Boston Shaker Step 4

Step 5
Strain your cocktail from the shaker into a chilled glass with a cocktail strainer

How To Use A Boston Shaker Step 5

With this simple step by step guide on how to use the Boston Shaker you will be a master mixologist before you know it.