Why James Bond Likes His Cocktails Shaken, Not Stirred

You may have forgotten that the James Bond movie franchise first appeared in novel format. That’s why I included it here but it could easily be under Movies as well.

In short, Ian Fleming, the author of the novels and short stories featuring Bond … James Bond … otherwise known as 007 … preferred his martinis “shaken not stirred” because “he believed it preserved the flavor of the drink”.

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