THE BASICSTHE NOT-SO-BASICSSHOP BLEND The goal of blending is an even, consistent texture and the integration of any bits and chunks into the drink on the whole — sometimes with ice (in the form of a frozen drink) and sometimes without ice (in drinks that are batched, then chilled in the refrigerator). 1 If specified,…

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THE BASICSTHE NOT-SO-BASICSSHOP BUILD & STIR This method assembles the finished drink right in the glass. Dilution in built drinks evolves, becoming a journey: the first boozy sip gradually softens to a whisper as you enjoy it. 1 Prepare the garnish and set it aside. 2 If the recipe calls for expressed citrus oil, squeeze…

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