Reader Opinion – Shaken or Stirred

We get a lot of email, we though t we should start sharing. This is from Shane

“According to old school bartenders, and in fact good bartenders, Manhattans, and Gin or Vodka martinis should never be shaken. Only drinks with fruit juice. According to Pat the old school bartender I work with, shaking said drinks does not allow the flavors to blend and give that smooth taste, it only makes them colder so you cannot taste the harshness, so in short it masks the flavor, much like the domestic beers do by keepin their beer ice cold. James Bond is wrong.”

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