Because, given the low quality of most ice, shaking will make them cloudy.
Matt Gross

I’ve heard that explanation, but also that “you want to be gentle with spirits” which, ok, maybe. It is true that most drinks with fruit juice, et al, want the foamy top you get from shaking.

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