OXO Strainer

A better Hawthorne

The OXO Steel Strainer ($7) is the best Hawthorne cocktail strainer I’ve ever seen. It dispenses with the useless handle, and features a nice little rubber pad to put your index finger on as you strain. It’s a joy to use.

I’ll still use a julep strainer for any cocktail with tons of floating herbs or fruit stuff, but this is also excellent for straining canned food instead of the previously reviewed Can Colander.

-- George Cochrane 12/28/18

(This is a Cool Tools Favorite from 2010 — editors)

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