Using a pair of pliers grasp the lip of the lid and submerge the shaker to the point that the lid and body meet. I m not sure if this is the right board but i need a little help.
How to get the cap off a martini shaker. Soak the shaker in hot water. Put the shaker in a pot of water top side up and bring to a boil. If the shaker was gummed up with sticky residue the warm water will work to dissolve it.
If you can open the cap and not the strainer you can still empty the shaker out but it will be difficult cleaning the shaker tin. If this is a metal shaker fill the hot water in a bowl and hold the shaker upside down with a cap on the water. A 24 ounce stainless steel cocktail shaker a straining lid and a cap complete with a built in jigger marked with both 1 and 2 ounce pours.
This is the simplest and usually the quickest way to get the top off of the shaker. A simple solution to one of lifes inconveniences. Also you need to get the cap off first to pour the contents into a glass.
It was pricier that most but i liked the way it looked and i like their other stuff. Two different silicone seals ensure there won t be any slips or spills throughout the entire shake. You may have to pull back an forth as opposed to straight off.
It is very irritating when the martini shaker lid get stuck on the cup part. The air inside will expand and hopefully loosen the cap let it cool and then tap the cap on the edge of the sink while turning the shaker. Just bought a new caphalon martini shaker in a stainless metal.
If the shaker was fused because the metal of the cup contracted around the strainer as it got cold then the warm water will loosen it up. Use a towel because the metal is hot it will burn your hands. Either the strainer or the cap may get stuck it s worse if both of them are but this is rarely the case.
Well after one martini or other drink you can t get the bloody top off. You then quickly twist off the top half before the vacuum re establishes. Especially when you want to.
This can be able to remove the shaker s lid. The shaker comes in three parts. A strong knock with the base of the palm to the inner bend of the shakers junction breaks the vacuum.
Posted by gilrain at 12 32 pm on january 31 2014 3 favorites. Using a towel or something else to help with grip on the body portion use the pliers to pull the lid off. Hold for about 3 minutes or enough time for the body to get cold.
The metal may be slightly expanded by heat.