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