Wednesday, February 10, 2010

POINTS TO BE OBSERVED WHILE MAKING COCKTAILS

Ø USE ONLY THE BEST KNOWN PROPRIETARY BRAND OF SPIRIT
Ø MAKE SURE THAT THE COCKTAIL SHAKER IS PERFECTLY CLEAN
Ø ALWAYS USE CLEAR ICE. NEVER USE THE SAME ICE AGAIN.
Ø ALL INGREDIENTS SHOULD BE MIXED WELL.
Ø DO NOT OVERFILL THE SHAKER. USE A LARGE SHAKER.
Ø SHAKE THE DRINK WELL FOR 15-20 SECONDS. DRINKS CONTAINING EFFERVESCENCE SHOULD NEVER BE SHAKEN,
Ø CHILL THE COCKTAIL GLASS BEFORE SERVING.
Ø SERVE IMMEDIATELY AFTER MIXING. DO NOT FILL THE GLASS TILL THE RIM.
Ø ALWAYS USE THE BEST QUALITY GARNISHES.
ØIF EGG WHITE OR YOLK HAS TO BE ADDED, SEPARATE THEM FIRST.
Ø PLACE THE ICE FIRST IN THE SHAKER AND THEN THE OTHER INGREDIENTS.
Ø COCKTAILS BASED ON WINES, LIQUEURS ARE GENERALLY STIRRED.
Ø INGREDIENTS USED FOR SHAKEN COCKTAILS SUCH AS FRUIT JUICE, CREAM, SUGAR NEED A VIGOROUS SHAKE TO BLEND PROPERLY. 

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