The Cocktail Ritual — bar spoon

Rachel Eva
Copper and Gold: Metal Finishes and Plating Durability in Barware

Copper and Gold: Metal Finishes and Plating Durability in Barware

We waited 3 years to release a copper (and gold) version of our beloved Aero Cocktail Spoon. Why? We had to get it right. Just last week I had the same exact conversation with two different spirits brands: the copper-plated barware they used to promote their high-quality gins and whiskeys started flaking within weeks.

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Rachel Eva
How to Stir a Cocktail with Jim Meehan

How to Stir a Cocktail with Jim Meehan

You know that some cocktails should be stirred, and others are better shaken - right?  Refresher: When to STIR When a cocktail includes all clear spirits & liqueurs.  When to SHAKE When a cocktail contains fruit juice, dairy, or egg whites So drinks such as the Old Fashioned Cocktail, Manhattan Cocktail, Sazerac Cocktail, and of course the Martini should all be stirred.  Don't believe us? Make two of the same cocktails side by side, and taste and see the difference.  Stirred cocktails maintain a viscosity, clarity, and smooth mouth-feel that's very satisfying.  Stirring is an artful form of preparation that's...

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Rachel Eva
The Smelters are Smelting, the Workers are Casting, and our Factory is Back in Full Swing!

The Smelters are Smelting, the Workers are Casting, and our Factory is Back in Full Swing!

via Update #23 on Kickstarter Thanks for being patient with us as we waited through the lunar new year celebration--it's over!  Skip down to the next section if you just want the quick status update. For those of you that love the details, here's a little book report about what goes on behind-the-scenes with industries that rely on China for goods. We find it fascinating, and you might too! What's the big deal with Chinese New Year? Chinese New Year is a big deal.  It's a challenge for any supply chain anywhere in the world that works with China, and...

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Rachel Eva
Production Samples are Here!

Production Samples are Here!

  Via Updates 20 & 21 on Kickstarter: Happy New Year! We are very happy indeed, as we received some beautiful production samples on Monday!   Last month we posted that the factory was running into some issues with the way the end cap attached to the body of the Spin spoon.  They figured that out; problem solved. Then we got the challenging news that polishing the spoons would cost just as much as manufacturing them (OUCH!). We discussed some options with our guy in China, and he was able to find us a secondary factory that could do the...

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