Cocktail Science IV: All-Star Shake-off at Pegu Club Testing Shaking Differences Between Bartenders Qualitatively

posted by Dave Arnold This is the fourth Cocktail Science shaking post. The previous are: 1: Thermodynamics of chilling: why drinks get so cold 2: Temperature, Dilution, and Ice. 3: Why do my shaker cans get stuck together? We had established in Cocktail Science 2 that the type of ice (within reason) and the shaking […]

More Cocktail Science: Why Do My Shaker Cans Get Sucked Together?

posted by Dave Arnold  You’ve no doubt noticed that when you properly shake an alcoholic drink, the parts of your shaker are drawn tightly together by an internal vacuum force.  Why does this happen and how big is the force? A couple of cool things are happening when you shake.  First, the air that’s in your […]