A Glass of Cocktail Elevates Your Mood

September 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Food & Drinks

Everyone loves a cocktail. The right mix of ingredients takes the flavors to a new level and gives boozers the ultimate satisfaction of enjoying a top-notch drink. But preparing cocktails is not that easy. You must have an experience of mixing different flavors together to create a luxurious drink where each flavor has mingled rightly with others. You may get surprised by tasting a beautiful drink made by bartenders with a few simple ingredients. This reflects his mastery over the art. So, if you are a cocktail lover, here are some of the best tricks to apply. Give your cocktail a brilliant taste with maintaining some cocktail gestures.

Find the difference between shaking and stirring:

Not all cocktails are meant for shaking. Some also require stirring. When it comes to preparing cocktail, shaking ingredients holds the real fun when you also experiment with your popular steps. Shaking and stirring are different. They follow a few cocktail rules. When a cocktail carries citrus, fruit juice, dairy, or egg products, it needs stirring. While shaking ingredients with ice gives your drink more lustrous character, stirring offers you a strong flavor.

Stirring is also an art to learn:

You have some of the best names collected from reputed wine and spirit stores in California. But, making a quality cocktail not only needs authentic and flavorful drinks but also deserve the art of mixing ingredients. You have learned that stirring is as much common as shaking to prepare your favorite drink. Only the perspective differs. Stirring too briefly or too violently will not give a good drink. Take your time to prepare a drink instead of showing hurry in spinning the spoon. Expert bartenders revealed that a good and flavorful drink deserves at least 30 turns around the rim. So, wait for a while and enjoy a truly beautiful drink for you.

You can avoid mixers:

Mixers come up with full of sugar and it may make your decent flavored drink worse. Mixers taste like sour gummy candies. If you want to retain a quality flavor of your drink, you must avoid mixers.

Muddling is also a serious job:

Muddling is the process when you crush ingredients like fruits or mints at the bottom of the glass to release an aromatic flavor that makes your drink even more beautiful. But this job should also be taken care of smartly. Some people make mistakes in choosing the unsteady glass and wrong muddler. Severe pressing of herbs also make your cocktail taste weird.

Mixing the right ingredients:

Cocktails depend on how beautifully you mix the ingredients. Unless you are an experienced one, don’t go for mixing the drink. There are some mistakes that new cocktail makers don’t know, such as egg beaters do not substitute egg whites, stevia is not used in syrup, and tang powder is not the real replacement of fresh orange juice.

Prepare your drink with some fresh options:

Cocktails get the real meaning and flavors when the ingredients remain fresh and the environment stays as appealing as required. Collect fresh and clean herbs and enjoy every process of making, including cutting, juicing, muddling, and garnishing. If you really enjoy while preparing cocktails, it reflects through your flavors.

So, cocktail culture is rising every day with new options and ingredients. Get experiences first when you are preparing cocktails and then make a quality drink that has flavors as beautiful as you like. If you have a group of friends, throw a cocktail party and show your art also. Involve them in preparing cocktails and spend some beautiful moments.

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The writer of the content is an experienced cocktail maker. He understands how people make mistakes while preparing a cocktail. The article is based on his personal experience.


John Angel is a well-known marketer and has brought out very important statistics of the market of different industries, especially liquor market. His hobby is to taste different beverages and write about them thoroughly. He loves to share his experience through his blogs.

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