Welcome to Just Shake or Stir!

Allow Me To Introduce Myself!

My name is Georgi Petrov, born in Sofia, Bulgaria. My bartender career starts back in 1995 in a small bar and dinner with live music. At this time I never thought I’d be doing it for all these years.

Forward a few years later, and I was a member of the Bulgarian Bar Association (BBA) competing and getting involved more deeply into the industry. During my bartender career in Bulgaria, I worked with many brands as consultant and train many bartenders. After establishing myself as one of the top bartenders in the country, I decided to open a cocktail bar with a few of my fellow bartenders. We had a great time, and life was beautiful, but I needed a change.

In 2006 I stopped everything and joined a Cruise Ship as a bartender to explore the world, meet new people and find a new adventure. Spending 6 years cruising was terrific. I made some great friends, visit some incredible places around the world and also meet my wife. In 2009 I moved officially to the UK, and in 2011 the cruising life came to its end.

After a few years on land, working random jobs and settling down with my wife and my two daughters, I am back to my roots, and to one thing I genuinely love. Creating cocktails, mixology and serve delicious drinks.

I am still working as a bartender and mixologist. Just Shake or Stir is my pride and a way to share my passion.

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Recently I received a surprise box by @thegiftedfoodco and since is Friday I am having an easy sip to welcome the weekend.

Sometime a simple mix with the perfect product is more than enough to make you feel good and enjoy a lovely little tipple after a long week. •
Have a lovely weekend Drinkstagram and I’ll catch with you later on. For now, lets have a Lugger Spiced Rum by @lymebaywinery with Island Spice Mixers by @drinklongtail and some yummy Salted Caramel Popcorn by @joeandseph

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I am always up for supporting new businesses and products. When @thegiftedfoodco contact me and told me about their idea I jump on board right away.

Yesterday I received one of the boxes they have set up for you. Of course, I choose the Rum Box 📦

A lovely surprise gift for a friend or celebration the box includes two miniatures of Rum, two mixers, snacks and lovely glass. I am sure anyone will love to receive a box-like this as a surprise 😮

The website launching 🚀 tomorrow so give them a follow and check all fabulous choices they have for you.

I will enjoy a Rum sip tonight with a yummy snack after I spend a day of DIY in my new studio.

What's in the box:
2 x Lugger Spiced Rum by @lymebaywinery
2 x Mixers by @drinklongtail
1 x Salted Caramel Popcorn by @joeandseph
1 x Sea Salt Dark Chocolate by @cocochocolatier

See you later #drinkstagram

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Who's getting ready for Halloween 🎃 party?

We are hosting a party every year as tradition and preparations are in progress 🚧 as usual.

I am planning some cool 😎 Halloween 👻 Punch and a few more surprises 😮 for my guests.

In the meantime, I finally found my new photography studio and spend today all morning cleaning. If you want to follow my photography journey follow my other account @georgippetrov

Model: @nicolewilsonxx04
Make up artist: @a.smakeupstudio

Have a lovely Sunday!

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I'll be missing the sun ☀️ but this doesn't say I can not make my days and yours filled with sunshine. And what better way but with lots of Rum, tropical 🌴 flavours and bright colours.

BAT 🦇 CAVE

- 40ml Bacardi Carta Oro
- 20ml Passoa Liqueur
- 20ml Cointreau
- 10ml Agave Nectar
- 10ml Lemon, Yuzu and Lime Cordial
- 80ml Mango Nectar
- 30ml Orange Juice

Shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a dehydrated lemon 🍋 wheel.

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