Best Cocktail Strainers
Cocktail strainers are frequently used bar tools to remove ice from a mixed drink before serving. The strainer is placed over the mouth of the glass and the holes on the strainer only let the liquid throw and not the ice.
The Hawthorne strainer is the most commonly used and in the shape of a disc with a handle and at least two prongs that stabilize the strainer over on the glass. The metal spring rolls inward to fit inside the glass and filters the ice out as the liquid is poured into the serving glass. These trainers are very useful and every bar and restaurant as well as any home bar. The strainers below are all good quality and any would be a great addition to your barware. The other type of strainer is the Julep strainer which looks more like a large spoon with holes in it. The Hawthorne strainer tends to be the more widely used strainer due to the convenient design that allows for fast straining.
When you want to allow fruit pulp to get into the glass, you can still use any of these strainers below. The design of them makes them great for filtering out ice but allows fruit pulp to filter through into the glass for fruity drinks that taste delicious.
Top Rated Cocktail Strainers
- OXO Cocktail Strainer – Silver/ Black
- Swissmar Stainless Steel Cocktail Strainer
- OXO SteeL Cocktail Strainer
- Stainless steel construction
- Long lasting and durable
- Fits cocktail shakers and glasses easily
- No mess design prevents spills during straining
- Dishwasher safe
OXO Cocktail Strainer – Silver/ Black
This OXO Softworks strainer makes drink making easy and efficient. Made of durable and long lasting stainless steel. The raised lip design prevents drips and spills while you’re pouring so there’s no embarrassing mess to clean up. This OXO strainer has a soft finger rest and the handle is made of nylon and is non-slip for added comfort while straining and storage is easy with the short handle. This will fit in cocktail shakers and drink glasses easily and can stand on the counter when you’re not using it. Comes with a limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty and cleaning it is simple and easy; just put in the dishwasher and go.