Glassware used in bar

Fine, clear glasses with thin lips are best for showing off cocktails. Traditionally, each type of drink has a glass shape specifically for it. For instance, a long drink needs a highball ; a Martini is served in a cocktail glass, and a Pifia Colada loves a colada glass. A liqueur needs a small glass, as does a straight shot of a spirit. When buying … Continue reading Glassware used in bar

Gin for Cocktails

Of the six basic spirits that are used in cocktail making, gin is most versatile. Gin is a distilled alcoholic drink that derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries (Juniperus communis). Gin is one of the broadest categories of spirits, all of various origins, styles, and flavour profiles, that revolve around juniper as a common ingredient. That may seem strange in view of its assertively perfumed character, but its precisely … Continue reading Gin for Cocktails