- A three-piece cocktail shaker, tapered on both ends, that consists of a metal tin, an internal strainer, and a nozzle with a cap. Its primary advantage over other cocktail shakers is the built-in strainer, which streamlines the shaking process somewhat. The cobbler shaker is perhaps the most recognizable variety of cocktail shaker, its silhouette enjoying iconic status in popular culture all over the world.
The cobbler shaker was patented in 1884 in Brooklyn, NY by Edward Hauck. Its name comes from the Sherry Cobbler, a popular cocktail at the time of its invention.