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  • Writer's pictureMariani Kino

Exquisite Crafting of Cocktails Revealed

Making a cocktail is a mixture of science and art. It is a product of artistry involving

meticulous procedures of mixing your ingredients to create a good-tasting drink.

Well-crafted cocktails have the power to elevate the mood of the crowd, with the correct

combination of alcohol, refresher, and ice. The art of crafting cocktails relates to how

you tell a narrative through your drink. The idea of how you put together the elements

and the overall presentation exposes the experience that the cocktail can offer signifies

the story you want to tell.

An exquisitely crafted drink stimulates the mind. It brings the drinker to the story or

journey you envisioned in the process of crafting the drink. The story that the concoction

brings out from the imagination of the consumers must also translate to what they see.

Their assumption of flavors based on their appearance should be satisfied or

surpassed, and the time to perfect this routinely happens in kitchen labs. Here,

temperature and time are carefully monitored to help achieve the desired flavors from

the fresh ingredients for liqueurs and cordials.

Mixology requires attention to detail, familiarity and knowledge of the ingredients, and

choice of glassware. It requires smooth and genuine chemistry of elements to craft

innovative and delectable cocktails. The mix of the right amount of alcohol against the

refresher surely tastes good, yet preventing the alcohol from losing its zest is

challenging. The choice of glassware may contribute in this case. Glassware helps with

the presentation of the cocktail, as well as enhances its flavors.

What makes the crafting of your own cocktail is the liberty to express your personality

using your favorite flavors with the help of few bartending moves. Bartenders and

mixology hobbyists learn techniques on how they enhance the flavors of the crafted

drinks. These techniques involve pouring, muddling, shaking, stirring, and garnishing.

These steps help ensure your cocktails are well-blended and have a striking


The fun in mixing and exploring your flavors is scientific in itself. And what makes it

more scientific is the fact that there exists a periodic table of mixology. This table lets

you identify the recommended glass type for every cocktail mixture, including the

standard bar measures. It is a quick and easy way to access multiple cocktails recipes

without browsing from pages of a recipe book.

To become good at mixing flavors and preparing your crafted cocktails, here are some

tips you can take note of:

● Study and familiarize yourself with a range of cocktail recipes

● Know the best glassware to use for your cocktail of choice

● Makes sure to translate your narrative into your drink

● Never get afraid to include your personality in your drink

● Finish up your drink with flair

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