P&G Tool Glossary
Various types of cocktail shakers exist with the most common being the boston style shaker (pictured). To correctly use a boston style cocktail shaker, you first fill the glass ‘boston’ with ice and the required ingredients. Then place the metal ‘tin’ on top of the boston with the opening facing down and lock it into place with a twist or a sharp bang with the palm of your hand. Next take the shaker with a hand at each end and the tin facing away from you and shake until the contents is sufficiently chilled and mixed.
Used for stirring and layering cocktails.
Another Cocktail Shaker
For expedience, this shaker has a top with a strainer built in, and a small top to keep it closed while shaking the ingredients.
Used to separate the ice in the shaker from the rest of the contents.
Used in combination with a Hawthorne Strainer to remove small sharp shards of ice and bits from fruit. Mainly used for cocktails served in cocktail glasses and champagne flutes.
Muddlers can be made out of wood, plastic or metal and are used to get the juices out of fruit and essences out of fresh herbs.
Used to take the skin off of fruit to use as a cocktail garnish.
Commercial blender used to create frozen, frothy and frosty cocktails.
This is the ONLY piece of drink serving container any reputable place COULD use that is made entirely of PLASTIC!This FANTASTIC PLASTIC invention will SAVE your establishment MONEY when making the horrible, but popular Jager Bomb, Cherry Bomb, or any other BOMB shot/drink. Origionally, the Jager Bomb consisted of a GLASS 1oz shot glass dropped into a GLASS old fashioned that has been halfway filled with cheap draft beer... Now they use Red Bull thanks to marketing!Many places have QUICKLY saved hundreds of dollars in broken glassware costs by using this plastic cup.It also prevents your patrons from drinking a piece of chipped glass when the shot is dropped into the old fashioned glass. NOTE: NEVER make an Irish Car Bomb in this, unless you are a really bad bartender...
Cocktail Glass, LITERALLY
Often mistakenly called a Martini Glass, this glass IS used for those classic martini style cocktails!
A standard champagne flute. Used primarily for champagne cocktails and bellini’s.
Old Fashioned Glass
A short, wide glass used for SHORT cocktails. Named after the Old Fashioned cocktail.
A tall glass bigger than an Old Fashioned Glass used for LONG cocktails. Named after the Gin Collins family of drinks.
Large Wine Glass
A standard wine glass, ONLY larger. Used for spritz and wine based cocktails.
A small glass that contains 25-50ml of liquid. Usually drinks served in a glass this style are designed to be consumed all at once.
ANOTHER Shot/Shooter Glass
A 2 ounce small, but TALL shooter/shot glass. Usually shots served in a glass this style are designed to be consumed all in one go.... This is a specialty glass for dessert style, specialty, and layered shots.
A tall glass, made to inspire those ultimate tropical cocktails!The hurricane glass was likely invented at Pat O'Brien's bar in New Orleans, sometime in the 1940s. It's more decorative than functional, and isn't necessary for any drink aside its volume (usually holds about 20 ounces, which can accommodate those large fruity frozen drinks) and beachy-tropical aesthetic.
Short Hurricane Glass
Just a shorter version of the hurricane glass...Perfect for those who wish to consume a tropical cocktail masterpiece, with half the calories and potentially lower alcohol content.
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