The stainless steel is copper colored to complement your bar décor, yet won’t affect the taste. It’s a regal 15.75", with a smooth twist for comfortable stirring. It’s popular for coffee making, too. Can also be ordered with a different tips, including muddler and fork.
Needs to be hand washed. If ordered with a muddler tip, it is knobbed and hard to clean.
Dishwasher safe, these are well crafted and very durable. Good 11" length for stirring and sturdy for regular use. Perfect for parties and mixing a lot of different drinks at once. A great price point.
The edges of the spiral handle are not super smooth, so not as comfortable in your fingers.
Useful for a wide variety of cocktail and drink mixing. The flat top muddler is a useful accessory. Good length: 2 at 12" and 1 at 11". Dishwasher safe. Great value.
Not heavy duty, so may be a little too lightweight for serious mixologists.
The eye-catching cobra head with ruby glass eyes is still ergonomic when in use, plus the twist has perfect gauging for spinning. Dishwasher safe stainless steel. 12" in length.
It’s a more expensive price point.
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A classic martini is stirred, not shaken (sorry, Mr Bond, but you’re mashing up the ice too much), and for this you will need a bar spoon. Its length will reach into cocktail shakers and jugs, while its twisted stem aids in stirring – it should be rotated through the fingers – and layering, when liquor is poured against the twist and travels down the shaft to the bottom of the glass. There are several types of bar spoon with subtle differences, although generally they all hold 5ml (one teaspoon) of liquid. The American is the most basic, with a shorter twist and a rubber tip, usually red, to protect the hand. The European model has a longer twist and a flat, circular tip at the end which is used for muddling. The Japanese bar spoon has a teardrop tip that helps balance the spoon in the hand. Occasionally it has a fork on the tip, for picking up ingredients. It’s usually longer, up to 16", which gives it an elegant theatrical appearance as you show off your mixology skills.
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