Bartending essentials: Knife and peeler

A sharp knife for cutting fruit is a must have. If you want your garnishes to look nice you can’t do without one. A good cutting board is also a must.

Twists and spirals really make a cocktail look great, and they’re very simple if you have a twist knife. A twist knife is also for peeling fruit, and so it’s sometimes called a peeler.

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Drinks to garnish

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Gimlet

Gin, Lime Cordial, Lime

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Raspberry Fields Forever

Absolut Vodka, Raspberry Puree, Soda Water, Raspberries, Lemon

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French 66

Lemon Juice, Orange Bitters, Champagne, Lemon

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White Cosmopolitan

Absolut Citron, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, White Cranberry Juice, Orange Zest

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Absolut Ruby Shooter

Absolut Ruby Red, Simple Syrup, Grapefruit

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