A lot of work goes into building a proper cocktail – from juicing, garnishing, carbonating, stirring, and shaking to choosing to correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drink. Jeffrey Morgenthaler recognizes the importance of technique behind the bar. He is currently bar manager at Portland’s beloved Clyde Common. His latest, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique, will guide you to better looking and tasting cocktails. Find a recipe for his daiquiri on the Good Food blog.