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What is a Cocktail Shaker?

Cocktail shakers are an essential part of most cocktail recipes. As the name suggests, a cocktail shaker is used to mix ingredients together by shaking them up in a sealed container before serving the drink. Once the cocktail has been shaken is is often poured through a strainer to ensure no larger solid ingredients are poured into the final drinking glass. There are 2 main types of cocktail shaker, the Boston Shaker, and the Cobbler Shaker.

Boston Shaker:

The Boston Shaker consists of 2 parts - a metal cup and a glass or plastic cup.
Boston Cocktail Shaker
Boston Cocktail Shaker

The Boston Shaker is the preferred shaker of professional bartenders because the 2 parts simply slot together rather than fixing together. This reduces the time it takes when preparing a cocktail for customers, or for a professional flair show.
The 2 parts can even be used separately for stirring or muddling ingredients.
The glass/plastic cup is always the smaller part of the Boston Shaker so that it can snugly fit in the metal cup to create a temporary seal when shaking.
The Boston Shaker will require the use of a separate strainer (e.g. Hawthorne Strainer or Julep Strainer) when pouring out the drink so no larger solid ingredients are poured by accident.
Some professional bartenders will narrowly separate the 2 cups to create a small gap through which the drink can be strained.
Boston Cocktail Shaker
Cobbler Cocktail Shaker

Cobbler Shaker:

The Cobbler Shaker consists of 3 parts - a cup, a lid with a built-in strainer, and a cap.
Because the lid and cap are designed to be fixed tightly (sometimes even screwed together), a Cobbler Shaker is not recommended for professional use because of the time consumption when removing these parts.
Aimed at the domestic market, the Cobbler Shaker can come in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. Full metal Cobbler Shakers are common, while the cup can also be made from glass or plastic.
Because the lid of a Cobbler Shaker has a built-in strainer to catch larger ingredients, there is no need to use a separate Hawthorne or Julep strainer.

Cocktail Shaker Sets

Get mixing cocktails with our wide range of cocktail shakers. From professional cocktail shakers to domestic cocktail shakers, you’ll soon be creating cocktails in no time. Whether you’re shopping for a large cocktail shaker or small cocktail shaker, pink cocktail shaker or black cocktail shaker, we’ve got it covered!

The Boston Cocktail Shaker is the perfect bartender cocktail shaker, offering far more versatility when shaking cocktails. This two-part cocktail shaker makes the perfect flair cocktail shaker and is designed to be used with a cocktail strainer. The Boston Cocktail Shaker Glass is available with a variety of Boston Cocktail Shaker Tins in different styles.

Perfect for use at home, our range of cobbler cocktail shakers are designed to take the fuss out of cocktail making. Each three piece cocktail shaker features an in-built cocktail strainer in the lid and are ideal when following cocktail recipes. The perfect gift for any cocktail lover, our selection of cocktail shakers are available with fast UK delivery.

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