31 Barware Gifts Sure to Shake Things Up for the Home Mixologist

31 Barware Gifts Sure to Shake Things Up for the Home Mixologist

By Samantha Daly
Lift the spirits of the budding bartender with the tools they need to sip in style.

Cocktail- and mocktail-lovers, rejoice: ’tis the season for making the merriest of beverages. These spirited gifts are the perfect opportunity to outfit the bar cart of your loved one’s dreams.

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Dims. Barbican Trolley II
Bar cart, serving trolley, rolling table, kid’s room — the Barbican, can. Roll in the cart that can cart it all (and look good doing it).
HAY Sip Straws, Set of 6
Sip Straw is a series of reusable straws made in borosilicate glass, for use with hot or cold drinks. Available in two sizes, the straws come in packs of six in assorted colors.
Alessi Anna G. Chrome Corkscrew
Anna G. is one cool chick in chrome. Instead of the colorful polyamide worn by the original, the Alessi Anna G. Chrome Corkscrew is a bit more glamorous in a chrome-plated gown. She is made entirely out of hard-wearing zamak to withstand many nights of bottle-opening revelry.
Picnic Time Complete Home Bar Set
This bar walks into a box...  Some might say you need a pool table, stools aplenty, and 30 different varieties of whiskey to own a bar. We beg to differ: This handsome cherry wood box is everything you’ll need to be your own favorite local hangout.
The Mini Bar: 100 Essential Cocktail Recipes
An eye-catching collection of 100 recipes for cocktail enthusiasts.
Alessi Diabolix Bottle Opener
The Alessi Diabolix Bottle Opener simplifies bottle opening tasks with its easy-grip form and wicked, cap-gripping teeth. The Diabolix Bottle Opener was designed by Biagio Cisotti and was manufactured using advanced plastic technology.
Ghia is a non-alcoholic apéritif packed with only pure, natural extracts. Potent plants. Heady herbals. Blithe botanicals. Everything inside our bottle was picked because of its completely natural ability to soothe and to stimulate. Each glass promises to kick up the energy and calm down the mind.
Chef'n Citrus Juicer
Lime time. We love us some lime, and we love this juicer that gets every last drop out with a patented dual-gear mechanism. Just put your lime, lemon, or orange in cut side down (yep) and squeeze away—you’ll get 20% more juice than traditional juicers yield.
The Book of Vermouth: A Bartender and a Winemaker Celebrate the World's Greatest Aperitif
A celebration of the greatest cocktail staple that’s currently riding a wave of popularity, The Book of Vermouth gives you up to 100 tradition and modern cocktail recipes that include the classic mixer.
Snowe Martini Glasses
While you are getting tipsy, you need a vessel that's solid. Our Martini Glass works shaken, stirred, or straight up with an elegant stem and slender profile that feels oh-so-refreshing to hold.
Amass Botanic Vodka
Distilled in Copenhagen, AMASS Vodka with Marigold, Chamomile, and Lemon celebrates Nordic distilling tradition and the rich, vibrant history of Scandinavian drinking culture.
LSA Full Bar in a Box
Just add bubbly.
Alessi 870 Cocktail Shaker
Alessi is a family owned Italian design company, founded in 1921. Giovanni Alessi, a talented sheet metal worker, produced items by hand for the table and home out of copper, brass and nickel-silver.
Strongwater Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup
A premium cocktail syrup for mixing up the easiest old fashioned your home bar’s ever seen. Few pleasures beat the experience of a bartender setting an expertly mixed old fashioned on the cocktail napkin in front of you.
Georg Jensen Manhattan Bottle Opener
An important part of making a good drink, be it at home or in a bar, is the ceremony of opening the bottle and pouring it. Make sure the details are perfect with this beautiful stainless steel bottle opener that takes its style cues from the glamorous days of Art Deco.
Spirited: Cocktails from Around the World
A fully-illustrated, global celebration of classic and cutting-edge cocktails. This definitive cocktail recipe book for the home bartender includes 610 cocktail recipes from 6 continents and 60 countries, spanning 500 years.
Toyo Sasaki Glass Sake Carafe
Enjoy the full, pristine flavor of cold sake anytime with this stunning crystal carafe.  This unique carafe features an “ice pocket” that cools sake without watering it down. This carafe contains semi-lead crystal, which is known for its clarity and sparkle.
Monkey 47 Dry Gin
A curious gin from the Black Forest in Germany.
Microplane Zester and Spice Grater (Set of 2)
Double take. You might think only avid bakers keep multiple grating tools in their drawers but...think again. You’re making a chicken and it requires lemon zest and a little freshly-ground nutmeg. Ta da! Or a hot toddy, or dressing, or pancakes or well, you get the point.
Huckberry Whiskey International Mountains - Set of 4
Our best-selling whiskey glasses go international.  While there's nothing quite like taking a swig from a beat-up flask at the top of a mountain, it's unrealistic to think we can experience that exact moment every Thursday at 7 pm. Thankfully, there's Whiskey Peaks to help channel that same...
Areaware Drink Rocks
Drink Rocks keep your spirits as they should be: undiluted. These platonically shaped stones are designed to be chilled in your freezer before being admired in your evening cocktail. Our Drink Rocks are made with natural materials and are finished by hand.
Herb & Lou Infused Cocktail Ice Cubes
On the cubes with a twist. As legend would have it, while snooping around in his grandfather’s attic, Herb’s grandson stumbled upon a whole treasure trove of cocktail recipes Herb and his friend Lou had concocted in the 1920’s.
Peak Ice Works Extra Large Ice Cube Tray
This tray makes four extra large ice cubes to keep your drink colder, longer. The provided lid blocks out pesky flavors from your freezer, while an internal steel frame makes filling and transporting the tray to the freezer a breeze.
Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Line Barware Ice Tongs
Originally sketched on a napkin in 1964, Arne Jacobsen’s Cylinda Line (1967) stainless steel barware took three years, and the creation of new technology, to produce.
Madre Mezcal
Distilled in the rolling hills of the Oaxacan Sierra by the Morales family, Madre Mezcal is distilled from agave Espadin and agave Cuishe using a family heirloom copper pot still. ...
FS Objects Spar Cocktail Picks
Inspired by the forms of nautical buoys and fishing bobbers, these stainless steel picks keep cocktail garnishes afloat! Using simple, geometric forms along a thin rod, the contemporary designs make any drink more professional and any bar more beautiful.
Snowe Cocktail Shaker
The best cocktail shaker makes you the best behind the bar. Gleaming stainless steel meets classic contours for a timeless form to mix and strain your signature drinks. Finished with an air-tight shaker top, so your shimmy-shake move won’t spill a drop.
Graf Lantz 6 Pack Round Felt Coasters
The newest coaster set has six appeal. More coasters, more colors, more friends. A coaster should be 3 things: beautiful, functional and enduring. Representing coasting at its finest, Bierfilzl coasters do all that. It’s science.
The Architecture of the Cocktail: Constructing the Perfect Cocktail from the Bottom Up
Is it better for a martini to be shaken, not stirred? Does it matter which order you add the liquors to create a Long Island Iced Tea? How many ice cubes can you add to a margarita without compromising the flavor? The perfect home begins with a blueprint and a dream, and your perfect cocktail...
Rabbit Twist to Lock Ice Bucket
Double walled stainless steel ice bucket keeps ice cold with no condensation.  Locking lid stays secure while carrying. Stainless steel tongs included.

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