10 Superb Shaken Cocktails

In this week’s video from Panna, mixologist extraordinaire Jim Meehan demonstrates theright way to shake a cocktail. Practice your technique with these bright and boozy shaken drinks.

In this week’s video from Panna, mixologist extraordinaire Jim Meehan demonstrates the right way to shake a cocktail. Practice your technique with these bright and boozy shaken drinks.

1. Daiquiri
This classic drink is made with just three ingredients: white rum, fresh lime juice and simple syrup.

2. Bee’s Knees
Simple, clean and refreshing, this honey-sweetened Prohibition-era cocktail is like a winter toddy that’s been given a spring makeover.

3. The Palomaesque Cocktail
The Paloma is a classic Mexican cocktail made with lime juice, tequila and grapefruit soda. This version is made with smoky mezcal, fresh grapefruit juice and Cocchi Americano.

4. Southern Exposure
This riff on a Southside includes crisp celery for a bright, vegetal flavor.

5. Strega-Nator
Strega, a saffron-colored Sicilian liqueur infused with 70-odd herbs and spices, gives this cocktail a brilliant color and delicious, herbaceous flavor.

6. Philadelphia Fish House Punch
Cocktail historians trace this cocktail back to 1732, when Philadelphia’s Schuylkill Fishing Club began every meeting with this potent drink.

7. Division Bell
This smoky-bittersweet cocktail is a delicious new way to drink mezcal.

8. Bitter Queen
The perfect drink for Campari lovers who are tired of negronis, this cocktail is made with Campari, vodka and limoncello.

9. Chartreuse Gin Daisy
Instead of the usual grenadine, this take on a Gin Daisy calls for spicy, herbal yellow Chartreuse.

10. Châtelaine
This wine-tail is made with white wine, pomegranate juice, gin and floral St-Germain.

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