By Mik Hyldebrandt
Shaken and stirred greatness for your crafty cocktail game at home. Get ready to wow your guests with these items for individual cocktails with a personal touch.
The standard shaker has a jigger cap for measuring, but if you want to show your advancement at the bar, go for a shaker tin.
Elyx Copper Cocktail Shaker, $69
Oxo Steel Cocktail Shaker, $30
Some drinks are better stirred and not shaken – like a Negroni or gimlet. An elegant mixing glass with a classic teardrop bar spoon will have you looking like a pro.
Spill-Stop Mixing Glass, $54
CB2 Brushed Gold Bar Spoon, $9
For Martinis or drinks with fruit where you don’t want ice or fruit in the glass, you need a strainer. And to get the flavors of the fruit or mint, smash them good with a muddler!
Houdini Deluxe Strainer, $8
AHeirloom Muddler, $29
Add a precise dash and swanky style with a dedicated bitter bottle with a splasher, and impress those who like to sip their alcohol with the sphere ice ‘cubes.’
Silicone Ice Sphere Molds, 2pcs, $13
Urban Bar Bitters Bottle, $20