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Better Bartending 


Rolling:  Most weighty drinks, with fruit purees or with a juice like tomato the proper method of mixing is called the rolling method.  Simply the mixologist is concerned with taste and or mouth feel.  The texture of the cocktail is very important.  Ingredients within these cocktails may cause the drink to foam up, if shaken.  


Steps to rolling a cocktail:

  • Using a mixing glass.

  • Pour measured non-alcoholic ingredients.

  • Pour the measured alcoholic ingredients.  

  • Pour measured mixer.

  • Fill mixing glass with 2/3 full of ice.

  • Using a shaker tin, transfer the mixture from mixing glass to shaker tin. Process should last 10 to 20 seconds.

  • Strain over fresh ice.

  • Add garnishes to the edge of the glass.

  • Stir drink briefly with a stir stick.

  • Present the drink to the guest.



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