Get your Passport stamped at Midnight Madness!

On Dec 3rd, from 6pm to Midnight, is Davis Square’s Midnight Madness. Special discounts of just about everything in the store! Continue

Midnight Madness 2015

The Shaker will be offering special discounts off just about everything in the shop from 6pm-Midnight so please come join us.

We’ll also have Warren Bobrow, author of Bitters & Shrub Syrup Cocktails, Whiskey Cocktails & Apothecary Cocktails, back in to sign some books, chat a bit and serve up some tasty hot chocolate with Stroh.

This year for Midnight Madness there’s an added bonus. A few of the shops have banded together to offer $100 in gift certificates for Davis Square shops. 

See our event on Facebook, invite your friends and we look forward to seeing you.

Hope to see you on the 3rd to meet Warren, have some hot chocolate and get your card stamped for a chance to win!

Warren Bobrow joins us on Dec 2nd & 3rd

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Join us as we welcome Warren Bobrow, author of Bitters & Shrub Syrup Cocktails, Whiskey Cocktails & Apothecary Cocktails when he visits us for a book signing on the 2nd and 3rd with STROH Austria and Klaus the Soused Gnome by his side.

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Wednesday December 2nd from 5:30-6:30

Thursday December 3rd for Midnight Madness from 6:30pm – 8pm

#ShopSmall on Saturday

“Nov 28 is Small Business Saturday®, a day created specifically for small businesses.” Continue

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Please come on out on Saturday the 28th.

To quote the organization:

Do it for the businesses you love, for the community you call home, and for the money that stays in the neighborhood when we all Shop Small. This year, Shop Small For All.

‘Nuff said.

We’ll be open at the shop from 10 am to 7 pm.  Hope to see you!

Check out Brugal Rum’s Cocktail Making Sessions

An Evening of Discovery and hands-on cocktail making presented by Brugal Rum Continue

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Discover just how good premium cask-aged rum can be and join us on for a hands-on cocktail making session with one of the best bartenders in the city. You’ll walk away with connoisseur cred that will earn you new respect, or as we’d say, #respeto, the next time you’re out for a drink with friends.

To see a listing of events and RSVP go to www.rumredefined.com.

Have fun!

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Book Signing & Demo! 10/18, 3-5pm. “Shrubs” by Michael Dietsch

Michael will be demoing how to make your own shrubs, signing books and entertaining as much Q&A as you can throw at him. Continue

Shrubs by Michael DietschPlease join Michael, author of Shrubs: An Old Fashioned Drink for Modern Times at The Shaker on Saturday October 18th from 3-5pm.

He’ll be demoing how to make your own shrubs, signing books and entertaining as much Q&A as you can throw at him.

He’s a knowledgeable dude, don’t waste the opportunity to chat with Michael and gain some shrub & cocktail knowledge.

See you then!

Robert Simonson Book Signing on 6/12!!

Join us to meet the author behind the new book, The Old-Fashioned. Continue

TheOldFashionedWe are super excited to announce that journalist and author Robert Simonson will be at The Boston Shaker answering questions and signing copies of his new book The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World’s First Classic Cocktail, with Recipes and Lore.  

Please come join us on Thursday, June 12th between 4:30-6:30 PM and pick up your very own signed copy (just in time for Father’s Day!).  Robert will be available to take questions, mingle and sign books in addition to giving a quick talk around 5:30 PM.

We look forward to seeing you there!

More about Robert:

Robert Simonson writes about spirits, cocktails and bars for The New York Times, and is generally considered one of the leading cocktail experts in the country. His writings have also appeared in Imbibe, Whiskey Advocate, Edible, Saveur, First We Feast, Punch, Wine Enthusiast and Lucky Peach. “The Old-Fashioned: The World’s First Classic Cocktail,” published in May 2014, is his first cocktail book. He lives in Brooklyn.

“Apothecary Cocktails” Book Signing with Warren Bobrow!

Join us on November 18th to welcome Warren Bobrow to The Boston Shaker. He’s making some “healing” cocktails, signing books and answering questions. Continue

Join us on November 18th to welcome Warren Bobrow to The Boston Shaker. He’s making some “healing” cocktails, signing books and answering questions.

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Details:

  • 4pm – 6pm
  • November 18th 2013
  • The Boston Shaker
    69 Holland Street
    Somerville, MA 02144

We’d love to see you!

(If you can’t make it but want a signed copy – call the shop before 5pm and we’ll try to have Warren sign a copy for you before he jets off.)