1. Refers to the technique of shaking a cocktail, usually with ice, in some form of cocktail shaker. Typically, cocktails are shaken only if they include one or more non-alcoholic ingredients, like fruit juice or egg whites. Shaken cocktails are usually served up in a cocktail glass, but may also be served on the rocks in certain instances.


  • The Daiquiri is a shaken cocktail.
  • The Martini is a stirred cocktail, and should never be shaken.