Cocktail Shaker Tin Pairing Guide

Find a matching shaker tin or shaker glass pair to make the best cocktails

At Urban Bar we pride ourselves on the premium quality of our cocktail shaker tins. We use the finest Japanese steel for a luxurious shine to enhance your mixology display, as well as a high level of corrosion resistance for protection against rust.

Having the best quality cocktail shaker tins is a good first step to producing the finest cocktails. However, if they don’t fit together you won’t be able to get started! Follow our cocktail shaker tin pairing guide to find the perfect match for you.

Urban Bar Cocktail Shaker Tins

We have tried and tested our numerous cocktail shaker tins to bring you this informative buying guide. Some of our shaker tins have been developed as pairs, however they will actually fit with some other tins in our range.

When choosing your cocktail shaker tins it is important to consider the size of the opening and the shape. While a smaller shaker cup or glass may fit in to the top of your Boston tin, does the tapered shape give enough room for a good seal?

Choose from our list of cocktail shaker tins below to discover the available matching shaker tins.

Boston Tin 31oz

Boston Shaker Tin 88cl 31ozThe classic Boston Tin is a staple of any cocktail bar. Usually a standard size and shape, this shaker tin is commonly designed to fit with a shaker glass. We offer a series of smaller shaker cans that fit with our 31oz Boston tin to create a tin on tin cocktail shaker. We recommend choosing one of the matching shaker tins below to complete your Boston shaker.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 88cl 31 UK fl oz
Height 170mm 6.69 inch
Rim Diameter 94mm 3.7 inch
Base Diameter 60mm 2.36 inch

Boston Tin Options:
UB20 – Boston Tin
UB20G – Gold Boston Tin
UB3088 – Copper Boston Tin
UB325 – Rose Gold Boston Tin

Compatible With:
Boston Glass 16oz
Perfect Fit Plastic Boston Glass 16oz
Cheater Tin Shaker Cup 16oz
Ginza Cup 20oz
Gold Ginza Cup 20oz
Rose Gold Ginza Cup 20oz
Copper Ginza Cup 20oz
Tiki Cup 22oz
Tattoo Cup 22oz


Premium Boston Tin 30.25oz

Premium Boston Shaker Tin 85clLike a standard Boston tin, only better! Our Premium Boston Tin uses a finer quality 18/10 steel, giving a greater shine than our already superior Japanese 18/8 steel.

The high shine is particularly noticeable on the inside of the tin. This makes it a good match for the standard shaker glass or our Perfect Fit polycarbonate shaker glass.

However, this shaker tin can match with the same smaller steel cups as our standard Boston tin to create a tin on tin cocktail shaker.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 86cl 30.26 UK fl oz
Height 162mm 6.38 inch
Rim Diameter 94mm 3.7 inch
Base Diameter 59mm 2.32 inch

Premium Boston Tin Options:
UB3089 – Premium Boston Tin
UB3090 – Premium Black Boston Tin

Compatible With:
Boston Glass 16oz
Perfect Fit Plastic Boston Glass 16oz
Cheater Tin Shaker Cup 16oz
Ginza Cup 20oz
Gold Ginza Cup 20oz
Rose Gold Ginza Cup 20oz
Copper Ginza Cup 20oz
Tiki Cup 22oz
Tattoo Cup 22oz
Octagonal Shaker Cup 17.5oz
Octagonal Copper Shaker Cup 17.5oz


Cheater Tin 16oz

Cheater Tin 16ozThe shaker tin with many names. Whether you call it a Cheater Tin, a Toby Tin, or a Speed Shaker, our 16oz tin is the perfect partner for a Boston can.

Replacing the standard breakable 16oz shaker glass, this steel cup is unweighted for good flexibility, giving a better seal. This small shaker cup is also an easy way of making a tin on tin cocktail shaker by pairing with your current Boston tins.

Most Boston tins have a standard size and shape, meaning this cheater tin is perfect for matching with non Urban Bar shakers.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 45cl 15.2 UK fl oz
Height 123mm 4.84 inch
Rim Diameter 90mm 3.54 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Cheater Tin Options:Cheater Tin

Compatible With:
UB20 – Boston Tin 31oz
UB20G – Gold Boston Tin 31oz
UB3088 – Copper Boston Tin 31oz
UB325 – Rose Gold Boston Tin 31oz
UB3089 – Premium Boston Tin 30.26oz
UB3090 – Premium Black Boston Tin 30.26oz
Tiki Boston Tin 29.9oz
Tattoo Boston Tin 29.9oz
Octagonal Boston Tin 24.6oz
Octagonal Copper Boston Tin 24.6oz


Shaker Glass 16oz

Shaker Glass 16ozA Boston tin wouldn’t be the same without a Boston shaker glass! Along with the Boston tin, the 16oz shaker glass is usually a universal size, meaning it will fit with most large shaker tins.

Make sure to use a proper shaker glass to pair with your Boston tin; shaker glasses are usually heat-treated for a toughened finish. These cups are designed to withstand the mechanical shock of ice cubes repeatedly hitting the glass.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 46cl 16.1 UK fl oz
Height 147mm 5.78 inch
Rim Diameter 88mm 3.46 inch
Base Diameter 60mm 2.36 inch

Shaker Glass Options:
UB21 – Shaker Glass

Compatible With:
UB20 – Boston Tin 31oz
UB20G – Gold Boston Tin 31oz
UB3088 – Copper Boston Tin 31oz
UB325 – Rose Gold Boston Tin 31oz
UB3089 – Premium Boston Tin 30.26oz
UB3090 – Premium Black Boston Tin 30.26oz
Tiki Boston Tin 29.9oz
Tattoo Boston Tin 29.9oz
Octagonal Boston Tin 24.6oz
Octagonal Copper Boston Tin 24.6oz


Perfect Fit Polycarbonate Shaker Glass 16oz

Perfect Fit Polycarbonate Shaker Glass 16ozWe made the Perfect Fit as an unbreakable alternative to a standard shaker glass. Perfect for travel kits, this cup won’t need excessive padding to ensure safe transit.

The same size as a normal shaker glass, this 16oz cup will fit with all standard Boston tins. Double check our list of compatible shaker tins below to ensure you get the right fit.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 50cl 17.6 UK fl oz
Height 153mm 6.02 inch
Rim Diameter 87mm 3.42 inch
Base Diameter 59mm 2.32 inch

Perfect Fit Shaker Glass Options:
UB99 – Perfect Fit Polycarbonate Shaker Glass

Compatible With:
UB20 – Boston Tin 31oz
UB20G – Gold Boston Tin 31oz
UB3088 – Copper Boston Tin 31oz
UB325 – Rose Gold Boston Tin 31oz
UB3089 – Premium Boston Tin 30.26oz
UB3090 – Premium Black Boston Tin 30.26oz
Tiki Boston Tin 29.9oz
Tattoo Boston Tin 29.9oz
Octagonal Boston Tin 24.6oz
Octagonal Copper Boston Tin 24.6oz


Ginza Cup 20oz

Ginza Cup 57cl 20ozThe 20oz Ginza Can is designed to be paired with the larger 22oz Ginza Cup. We offer the Ginza Can and Cup in 4 different colour finishes, all of which are interchangeable.

While the Ginza Can is best matched with the Ginza Cup, it can be used as a cheater tin with some of our larger Boston tins. Choose one of our tins below to ensure a perfect fit with the Ginza Can.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 57cl 20 UK fl oz
Height 130mm 5.1 inch
Rim Diameter 88mm 3.46 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Ginza Cup Options:

UB3946 – Ginza Cup
UB3946G – Gold Ginza Cup
UB3946CP – Copper Ginza Cup
UB3946RG – Rose Gold Ginza Cup

Compatible With:
Ginza Can 22oz
Gold Ginza Can 22oz
Rose Gold Ginza Can 22oz
Copper Ginza Can 22oz
Boston Tin 31oz
Gold Boston Tin 31oz
Copper Boston Tin 31oz
Rose Gold Boston Tin 31oz
Premium Boston Tin 30.26oz
Premium Black Boston Tin 30.26oz
Tiki Boston Tin 29.9oz
Tattoo Boston Tin 29.9oz
Octagonal Boston Tin 24.6oz
Octagonal Copper Boston Tin 24.6oz


Ginza Can 22oz

Ginza Cup 65cl 22ozWe made the Ginza can with the sole purpose of using with the smaller 20oz Ginza Cup. The pairing of these 2 tins gives you an excellent seal, ensuring your shaking is problem free.

Both sizes of Ginza shaker tins are available in 4 different colour finishes, all of which can be mixed and matched for unique colour combinations.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 65cl 22.88 UK fl oz
Height 160mm 6.3 inch
Rim Diameter 92mm 3.6 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Ginza Can Options:
UB3947 – Ginza Can
UB3947G – Gold Ginza Can
UB3947RG – Rose Gold Ginza Can
UB3947CP – Copper Ginza Can

Compatible With:
Ginza Cup 20oz
Gold Ginza Cup 20oz
Rose Gold Ginza Cup 20oz
Copper Ginza Cup 20oz


Etched Boston Tin 30oz

Tiki Boston TinAdding some visual flair to your mixology, our Tiki Boston tin and Tattoo Boston tin give your shaking some style.

These 30oz shaker tins match with most of our smaller tins and glasses, but to be sure you are getting the best pairing, check our compatible tins below.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 85cl 29.9 UK fl oz
Height 168mm 6.61 inch
Rim Diameter 92mm 3.6 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Etched Boston Tin Options:
Tiki Boston Tin
Tattoo Boston Tin

Compatible With:
Tiki Cup 22oz
Tattoo Cup 22oz
Ginza Cup 20oz
Gold Ginza Cup 20oz

Copper Ginza Cup 20oz
Boston Glass 16oz
Perfect Fit Plastic Boston Glass 16oz
Cheater Tin Shaker Cup 16oz
Octagonal Shaker Cup 17.5oz
Octagonal Copper Shaker Cup 17.5oz


Etched Shaker Cup 22oz

Tiki Boston CupDesigned to match with the larger 30oz etched shaker tins, these 22oz cups are also great as large cheater tins.

Matching with all our standard Boston tins, the 22oz volume is far greater than normal cheater tins which are 16-18oz. This gives you the option of mixing more than 1 drink at a time.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 63cl 22.1 UK fl oz
Height 137mm 5.39 inch
Rim Diameter 89mm 3.5 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Etched Shaker Cup Options:

Tiki Cup
Tattoo Cup

Compatible With:
Tiki Boston Tin 30oz
Tattoo Boston Tin 30oz
UB20 – Boston Tin
UB20G – Gold Boston Tin
UB3088 – Copper Boston Tin
UB325 – Rose Gold Boston Tin
UB3089 – Premium Boston Tin
UB3090 – Premium Black Boston Tin


Octagonal Boston Tin 24oz

Octagonal Shaker Can 24ozA unique shaker can, the Octagonal Boston Tin stands out from all other tins with its 8-sided shape. This striking tin is perfect for lending a different aesthetic to your mixology, however the unusual faceted sides mean that its shaking partner must be chosen carefully.

We’ve tried and tested our other shaker tins and glasses and listed the items that match with this unique cocktail shaker tin so you get the perfect pairing first time.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 70cl 24.6 UK fl oz
Height 168mm 6.6 inch
Rim Diameter 94mm 3.7 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Octagonal Boston Tin Options:
Octagonal Boston Tin
Octagonal Copper Boston Tin

Compatible With:
Octagonal Shaker Cup 17.5oz
Octagonal Copper Shaker Cup 17.5oz
Boston Glass 16oz
Perfect Fit Plastic Boston Glass 16oz
Cheater Tin Shaker Cup 16oz


Octagonal Shaker Cup 17.5oz

Octagonal Shaker Cup 17.5ozThe smaller Octagonal Shaker Cup is designed to pair with the larger 24oz Octagonal Boston Tin. However, its narrower rim means it can actually fit with some of our other Boston tins.

See our list below of matching shaker tins to use this shaker can as a visually unique cheater tin.

Properties
Dimension Metric Imperial
Volume 50cl 17.59 UK fl oz
Height 148mm 5.8 inch
Rim Diameter 89mm 3.5 inch
Base Diameter 61mm 2.4 inch

Octagonal Shaker Cup Options:
Octagonal Shaker Cup
Octagonal Copper Shaker Cup

Compatible With:
Octagonal Boston Tin 24.6oz
Octagonal Copper Boston Tin 24.6oz
UB3089 – Premium Boston Tin
UB3090 – Premium Black Boston Tin
Tiki Boston Tin 30oz
Tattoo Boston Tin 30oz


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