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Classic Manhattan Cocktail - Cocktail Hammer


Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipes (You Will Love)

Break out the rye whiskey and maraschino cherries, because today we are going over our favorite classic Manhattan cocktail recipe. Let's get right into it.
The Best Mojito Recipe - Cocktail Hammer


Great Mojito Recipe (with Clear Directions)

There's literally nothing more refreshing than a cold mojito on a hot summer day. This great mojito recipe will have you speaking Spanish in no time.
Christmas book for cocktail lovers.


10 Cocktail Books for Beginner Bartenders to Buy this Christmas

It's gifting season! If you have aspiring bartenders or mixologists on your list, consider getting them these cocktail books for beginners.
Best Christmas Shaker Gifts


10 Cocktail Shakers to Gift a Home Bartender in 2020

If you're looking for a gift for a beginner bartender, here is our list of top 10 cocktail shakers to gift an aspiring bartender this holiday season.
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Top 8 Gifts for Serious Whiskey Lovers & Aficionados 2020

Whether you're an expert or looking for a gift for a friend, our best gifts for serious whiskey lovers list is here to help you choose a great whiskey.


Cocktail Hammers’ Amazing Whiskey Sour Recipe

Get ready to learn one of Cocktail Hammers' personal recipes for the best whiskey sour. So break out your cocktail kit, and grab your coupe glass, this is going to be fun!
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Are All Cocktails Alcoholic? (Unexpected Answer)

It's a fair question if you think about it. If the Shirley Temple exists. And it is technically a cocktail, that begs the question, are all cocktails alcoholic?
Political cocktails.


12 Political Cocktails: Vote for Your Favorite (2020)

This is about freedom and democracy. Actually, it's just about delicious cocktails. Here's a list of political cocktails and the parties they best represent.
Bartender topping-off a Moscow mule with mint garnish.


The Best Moscow Mule Recipe (Shockingly Easy to Make)

This refreshing and delicious Moscow mule recipe might even feel like a home remedy for a cold. Now that I think about it, in Russia, it probably is.
Mocktail with soda whats the difference between a mocktail and a cocktail?


What Is the Difference Between a Cocktail and A Mocktail?

If you've ever heard of a mocktail and thought what's the difference between a cocktail and a cocktail, we have the answers you are looking for.
An assortment of essential bartending tools for beginners.


Top 10 Essential Bartending Tools for Beginners

In this post, we will cover the top ten essential bartending tools for beginners. We will also offer some suggestions so you can start mixing drinks today!
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How Is Alcohol Made? 10 Spirits, & Their Magic Ingredients

Do you know what your favorite spirits are made of? In this post, we will answer the question, how is alcohol made?
Bacardi carta oro superior gold rum.


Top 10 Rum Brands You Need to Know in 2020

Time to channel your inner Jack Sparrow. In this post, we cover the top 10 rum brands you need to know in 2020. Let's get to it.
Whiskey brand you need to know.


Top 10 Whiskey Brands You Need to Know in 2021

Ah, whiskey. The right glass will have you on top of the bar singing folk songs. In this post, we cover the top 10 whiskey brands you need to know.
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The Surprising (True) Origin of the Word Cocktail

The word alone can solicit a giggle. But what is the origin of the word cocktail, and what does it have to do with a drink? The answer will surprise you.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Cocktail Hammer is a mixology-centric website that provides an extensive array of resources for home bartenders, professional mixologists, and cocktail enthusiasts. Here are some responses to the most frequently asked queries to help enhance your cocktail crafting skills.

What is music production?

Music production is the process of creating a recorded music track, from the initial idea or concept to the final product. It involves many stages such as songwriting, arranging, recording, mixing, and mastering. Music producers oversee the entire process, working with artists, musicians, and engineers to achieve the desired sound and feel for a song or album.

What is music engineering?

Music engineering is a subset of audio engineering that specifically deals with the technical aspects of recording and mixing music. It involves using specialized equipment and techniques to capture, manipulate, and enhance the sound of musical performances in a recording studio or other setting.

Music engineers work closely with music producers and artists to ensure that the recorded sound is of high quality and meets the desired artistic vision. They may be responsible for setting up and operating recording equipment, positioning microphones, and adjusting levels and sound quality during the recording process. They may also be responsible for editing and processing the recorded tracks to achieve the desired sound.

Can you build a recording studio at home?

Yes! To build a home recording studio, set a budget and choose a space with good acoustics. Soundproof the room, purchase necessary equipment such as a computer, microphone, headphones, and studio monitors, and test your equipment before recording. Learn how to use your digital audio workstation and experiment with different recording techniques.

Are home recording studios profitable?

Yes! You can earn money from a home studio by providing recording, producing, mixing, and mastering services. You may earn additional money in your spare time by giving your home studio services to the public. A home recording studio can be very profitable if you manage your time and budget well.

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