I want to use a shaker.

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I found a cocktail that can be made using a shaker. It has a high rating and is well-liked by many.
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You asked: Cocktails to make with a shaker. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The drink was invented and named by fictional secret agent James Bond in the 1953 novel Casino Royale. "A dry...

Vodka (15ml), Gin (45ml), Lillet Blanc (7.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.98 / 5

Dirty Martini

The Dirty Martini is a classic cocktail that is known for its bold and briny flavor. Made with simple yet...

Vodka (60ml), Olive Juice (7.5ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.88 / 5


The Screwdriver is a classic, straightforward cocktail comprising vodka and orange juice. Traditionally served in a highball glass, this refreshing...

Vodka (50ml), Orange juice (100ml)

2 ingredients
4.64 / 5

Salad in a Glass

This is my attempt to recreate the Salad in a Glass from Central Flats and Taps in Knoxville, Tennessee

Vodka (45ml), Lime juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Ginger Beer (60ml), Basil leaves (Half cup/15g), Ginger liqueur (22.5ml), Soda water (60ml)

7 ingredients
3.92 / 5

Jäger Metal

The Jäger Metal is a distinctive cocktail that takes the robust, herbal notes of Jägermeister and combines them with the...

Coffee liqueur (60ml), Orange juice (Dash), Lemon Juice (30ml), Jagermeister (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.81 / 5

Power Shandy

This drink does actually taste like a shandy but it is far more potent. Great for the night after the...

Vodka (30ml), Smirnoff Ice (275ml), Lager (275ml)

3 ingredients
3.76 / 5


The cocktail known as "Shaker" is a bold and potent blend that combines the clear notes of vodka with the...

Vodka (30ml), White rum (60ml), Aftershock (Red) (30ml), Peppermint Liqueur (90ml)

4 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Cement Mixer

Quite possibly one of the worst shots invented, yet conversely popular. As the lime juice mixes with the Baileys in...

Bailey's (30ml), Lime juice (30ml)

2 ingredients
3.51 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What types of cocktails can be made with a shaker?

Common cocktails made using a shaker include Martinis, Daiquiris, and Margaritas, which typically involve mixing and chilling ingredients.

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Why do some cocktails need to be shaken?

Shaking a cocktail helps to properly mix ingredients, chill the mixture, and if needed, introduce air bubbles for a frothy texture.

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What is the proper technique for using a cocktail shaker?

Fill the shaker with ice, add ingredients, seal tightly, and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to ensure a well-mixed, cold cocktail.

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What types of shakers are there?

There are mainly three types of shakers: the Boston shaker, the Cobbler shaker, and the French shaker, each with its own design and usage.

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Can I use a cocktail shaker for non-alcoholic drinks?

Yes, a cocktail shaker can be used to mix non-alcoholic drinks, such as mocktails, iced tea, and flavored water, for a well-blended and chilled beverage.

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