Yarai Seamless Mixing Glass
To shake or not to shake... that is the question. The truth is that some cocktails are simply not meant to be shaken; most classic clear cocktails (Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Negroni, etc.) require a proper stir and the best possible tool for that purpose is a proper mixing glass. Yarai actually refers to the "weave" or "pineapple" pattern etched on the glass. Seamless glass versions like ours are ideal as they allow for an unimpeded stir and a cleaner look. Simply add ice and pour over liquid ingredients. Stir using a cocktail spoon and pour through a strainer into the glass of your choice.
Made in Japan.
Glass. Please hand wash. Not dishwasher safe.
Measures 13cm x 8cm / 5.25" x 3.25"
The first documented mixing glass was actually the pint glass typically used with a Boston Shaker. In most bars in the United States, this is still the glass/shaker of choice for most bartenders. However, the Yarai is a worthy alternative for a number of reasons: it has a wide mouth resulting in less splash and providing more room for ice; it has a wider base than a pint glass making for more stability and an easier stir; and it has an integrated spout that makes pouring a piece of cake. Combined with a polished steel cocktail spoon and a hawthorne strainer, the Yarai makes for a show-stopping addition to your home bar.