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Just Shake or Stir - for all cocktails lovers.
Thank you for visiting Just Shake or Stir. My name is Georgi Petrov, and I started behind the bar back in 1995. For the past 20+ years, I enjoy every moment serving cocktails, creating cocktail recipes and taking part in many cocktail competitions.
Working as a bartender and mixologist is amazing, and I enjoyed every minute. After so many years, I decided to create JUST SHAKE OR STIR and start sharing my knowledge with everyone interested in learning the cocktail making craft. In the beginning, it was only Instagram, but after a while, my first website came to life. Like every new beginning, I learned and shape the concept for Just Shake or Stir as a brand and platform. Two years later and over 19000 followers on Instagram, I have a clear view of what the feature for Just Shake or Stir is.
welcome to the new website
I am happy to have you here, and I love to see you on my Instagram and my YouTube Channel. The biggest reward for me will be to know I help you find inspiration to start making cocktails, exploring new spirits and sharing with friends and family. With that said, I’ll be uploading new cocktail recipes every week building the library constantly. Alongside with cocktail recipes, I will share with you homemade ingredients techniques and some advanced mixology methods. The world of Mixology has no limitations, and we will explore many exciting techniques and delicious recipes.
While I explore, share and create new cocktail recipes for the website I want to invite you to join me on YouTube or why not subscribe for my podcast BEHIND THE BOTTLE. The podcast brings to you interviews with brands and hospitality professionals. Learn how your favourite spirits are made or dive in the amazing word of the hospitality industry.
Your truly Georgi Petrov
Latest Cocktail Recipes
Spicy Passion Fruit Margarita is an easy and delicious Tequila Cocktail with fresh Passion fruit and gentle spicy kick thanks to the fresh chilli.The Spicy Passion Fruit Margarita is a wonderful cocktail recipe variation on the classic Margarita recipe with fresh, tart and spicy notes. Made with fresh passion fruit, this cocktail recipe delivers outstanding taste and is a pleasure to drink.
Rossini Cocktail is one of those drinks that you love or hate. Saying this, I think I never meet anyone who hate this cocktail. Champagne and Strawberries or Prosecco and Strawberries is one of the best combinations. Also, not to mention the Rossini Cocktail is the most successful variation of the Bellini Cocktail. So, try this recipe version, and I hope you'll feel in love with the Rossini Cocktail.
Colletti Royale Cocktail is a wonderful cocktail with Reposado Tequila and fresh blood orange juice. If you look for a refreshing cocktail and you like tequila the Colletti Cocktail is a perfect choice.Tequila Reposado is smooth and a good base for cocktails with citrus and fruity character. I love this cocktail, and the nice touch of Elderflower Liqueur charged with a bubbly Prosecco.
Sweetheart cocktail is a delicious take on the classic Cosmopolitan Cocktail replacing the orange liqueur with floral Rose Liqueur.Also, the vodka used in this cocktail is not a citron as you expect from Cosmopolitan. The variation here gives a chance to the Rose Liqueur to shine. Interesting idea and for sure it delivers a beautiful drink perfect for Valentine's Day.