Jamie Bouderau talks about the importance of a good shake and how it can impact the quality of your drinks. Jamie is all up for his metal cobbler shaker as found in many Japanese bars these days. The Hop Toad Cocktail first appreared in the The Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book in the early 30`s of last century. While several variations were created since then, Jamie Boudreau shows his favorite based on rum and aromatic bitters

Hop Toad Cocktail

45 ml (1 1/2 oz) aged Rum
15 ml (1/2 oz) The Bitter Truth Apricot liqueur
15 ml (1/2 oz)  fresh Lime Juice
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters

Shake with ice and fine strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an lime wedge.