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The Absolut Elyx Copper Hawthorne Strainer is an essential piece of equipment for any cocktail enthusiast. Also known as a cocktail strainer or bar strainer, this indispensable bartending tool is used to filter out solid materials – such as ice, bits of fruit and seeds – from the liquid when crafting a drink. The Copper Hawthorne Strainer comes into play after the ingredients have been shaken, to remove any elements of the recipe that shouldn’t find their way into the finished cocktail. The ultimate high-quality cocktail strainer, this essential bar tool will help you create professional-standard cocktails at home.
The Copper Hawthorne Strainer is presented in a beautiful ready-to-gift presentation box, making it the perfect gift.
Contains: 1 x copper-plated Hawthorne Strainer
Dimensions of the Strainer:
Height: 0.67" – 1.7 cm
Width: 3.23" – 8.2 cm
Length: 8.5" – 21.6 cm
Weight: 0.25 pounds – 113 grams
Dimensions of the Gift Box:
Height: 1.1" – 2.8 cm
Width: 4.09" – 10.4 cm
Length: 9.13" – 23.2 cm
Weight: 0.57 pounds – 260 grams
Crafted from premium stainless steel, copper-plated and polished by hand, it is elegantly presented in a stunning ready-to-gift box with copper damask detailing, making it an ideal gift for any cocktail enthusiast.
Please wash in warm soapy water before use. Not dishwasher safe. Hand-wash only and do not soak. Do not use abrasive cleaning products and always dry thoroughly. Intended for use with mixed drinks only. Each Absolut Elyx Hawthorne Strainer is made of copper-plated brass and sealed with an FDA-approved food-safe lacquer and is presented in a beautiful ready-to-gift presentation box.
Originally invented as a more versatile variation of the Julep Strainer, the Hawthorne Strainer’s game-changing element was the flexible spring that rings its central perforated metal plate. The spring fits snugly on top of your mixing tin or shaker, trapping more of the ice, muddled herbs and fruit than the wider holes of a Julep Strainer.
The Hawthorne Strainer quickly became the preferred tool of the Gilded Age bartender, eclipsing the Julep Strainer, although today both have pride of place in any well-equipped bar – with the Julep Strainer generally used to make stirred cocktails, the Hawthorne for shaken drinks.