10 Essentials Every At Home Bar Needs
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Wondering how to replicate that cocktail from your favorite bar? Or maybe you have the spirits and mixers but you need the accessories. The good news is you don’t need too many items to start. To craft the perfect bar for your home we’ve put together a list of must-have at-home bar supplies to make bartending a breeze.
This set is the perfect starter set to get you an accurate pour with the double-sided jigger. Use the shaker to create perfectly chilled cocktails for your guests and use the strainer to prevent your shaker ice from falling into your cocktail. With this set, you’ll be a professional mixologist in no time.
Buy it from Vintage Gentleman.
Fans of mojitos, mint juleps, and old fashioned definitely need a muddler in their at-home bar. Muddling is one of the best ways to integrate fruits and herbs into your drinks. A muddler ensures you are getting the flavors and oils of the fruit and herbs in your cocktail.
Get from Sur La Table.
You have your shaker, but not all cocktails are meant to be shaken. A bar spoon is used for stirring cocktails like a Manhattan or martini, but can also be used for measuring and layering your cocktails.
Order now from Weston Table.
When crafting cocktails fresh fruit juice will make your drinks stand out. Plus, let’s be honest, nobody wants to squeeze lemons, limes, or oranges by hand, especially when making cocktails for a crowd. This juicer from Sur La Table will make your life and cocktail making a lot easier.
Snag it from Sur La Table.
Collins/High Ball Glasses
When building an at-home bar having high ball glasses is an essential at-home bar item, as so many classic cocktails are served in them. If your drink has a large portion of mixers you’ll want to serve it in a high ball glass. These from Weston Table or Alchemy Fine Home would be a great addition.
You’ll want to add on the rocks glasses to your at-home bar supplies list for serving spirits neat or with ice. The traditional cocktail, the old-fashioned, is also served in a rocks glass.
Grab them from Weston Table.
Buy it from Alchemy Fine Home.
When it comes to at-home bar supplies you can’t skip out on the ice. Every drink you make needs ice so impress your guests with sphere molds for on the rocks cocktails or everyday ice trays for perfect cubes in your mixed drinks.
Get the Rock’s Sphere Mold from Weston Table.
Buy the ice cube tray from Sur La Table.
Cocktail picks can really elevate your garnishes and will impress your guests. Cocktail picks can also double as hors d’oeuvre picks.
Snag yours here.
Bitters are an ingredient found in every bar and are found in many popular cocktails. This Bitters Sampler Set from The Vintage Gentlemen is perfect for your at-home bar when looking to add some complexity to your drinks.
Buy it now from Vintage Gentleman.
Having an at-home bar can be very fun when you’re entertaining guests. We hope these at-home bar supplies can help you as you prep your home bar.