It's my round, I'm having a vodka martini, shaken not stirred. What can I get you?

Answer C3PO,Very kind of you.May I have a large bourbon, Jack Daniels is fine, or Southern Comfort, with a simple splash of soda, and a couple of cubes ?Oh, and a small cigar to fiddle with ?I promise to ... Read More »

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When mixing drinks: what is the difference between shaken vs stirred?

Shaking and stirring both have the same ultimate end goal: to chill the drink by moving it around the ice.Stirring doesn't get the drink any colder than shaking, but stirring does take slightly lon... Read More »

What's the flavor difference between shaken & stirred martinis?

The classic martini of yore was stirred, "so as not to bruise the gin." (as martini is 5 parts gin and 1 part water and olives) W. Somerset Maugham declared that "Martinis should always be stirred,... Read More »

How to Make a Stirred Martini?

James Bond doesn't know jack about cocktails. A real martini is prepared by stirring, not shaking.

How to Make a Vodka Martini?

James Bond’s favorite drink was always taken “shaken, not stirred.” The vodka martini substitutes vodka for the traditional gin in a basic martini. And not only is this a drink with lots of t... Read More »