Strain sans Stress
A Redesigned Cocktail Strainer, Tested in High-Volume Bars
That most cocktail strainers are cumbersome is a minor annoyance to the home bartender, and a potentially shift-wrecking setback to the professional. Having experienced their fair share of poorly designed barware, Chris and Julia Tunstall, founders of cocktail blog A Bar Above, launched Top Shelf Bar Supply, a collection of professional-grade barware made to remedy grievances with existing tools. The company’s most recent and most notable product is a Hawthorne cocktail strainer. Made from high-quality stainless steel and forgoing welded parts for added durability, the updated strainer features an ergonomically designed fingerhold and eliminates excess metal near the strainer’s grip.
For those still using a soup spoon to muddle their mint juleps, there are better days ahead. Read the Story