23 Spirited Gifts for Those With a Knack for Crafting the Perfect Cocktail

23 Spirited Gifts for Those With a Knack for Crafting the Perfect Cocktail

By Samantha Daly
Whatever their drink of choice, these gifts will satisfy anyone with a taste for mixology.

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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.
Juiceglass Glass Straws (Set of 4)
The last(ing) straw. You trust glass for some of your best cooking and baking pans and dishes, so why not make a straw from it? Made from sturdy borosilicate glass, these straws are both lovelier and longer-lasting that their plastic counterparts.
Onyx Stainless Steel Ice Cube
Single eco-friendly ice cube from Onyx. Non toxic mirror-polished stainless steel filled with distilled water. Chills liquids without diluting. Freezes solid in 2–4 hours. Rounded edges. Etched logo at one side. Photo Courtesy of Need Supply Co....
Blanc Creatives Lathe-Turned Wood Cocktail Muddler
Gently crush your favorite herbs, citrus peel, and fruit using this handsome, lathe-turned cocktail muddler in walnut or maple. It’s an essential tool for releasing all those potent juices and oils for the most flavorful drinks, from juleps to mojitos.
The Architecture of the Cocktail
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...
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.
Huckberry Whiskey International Mountains - Set of 4
Our best-selling whiskey glasses go international. 2016 marked the centennial of America’s National Park Service, so we decided to celebrate by raising a glass — in this case, Whiskey Peaks, a handsome set of handblown whiskey glasses made from premium lead-free glass.
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.
MMClay Whiskey Cup Set
Hand-thrown whiskey tumblers made in the heart of San Francisco.  On the rocks, neat, or whipped-up in a delectable old fashioned, there’s no wrong way to enjoy whiskey.
Alessi Cocktail Shaker
A re-edition of the Alessi tea and coffee sets project, the Alessi Cocktail Shaker represents bar and kitchen objects of the '20s, '30s and '40s designed by Carlo Alessi and the Ufficio Tecnico Alessi.
Dims. Barbican Trolley
Pre-order price: $350 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). Photo Courtesy of Dims.
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.
Nambé Vie Cocktail Shaker
Enhance the contemporary charm of your home bar with a sleek cocktail shaker featuring a rich acacia-wood stopper.  Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom...
Alessi Marli Bottle Opener
The "marli" bottle opener by the young Australian designer is poised between the worlds of fashion and bars, as it may also be used as an elegant feminine belt buckle.
Izola 4-in-1 Bar Tool
Raise the bar. Based on a clever vintage barkeeper’s tool, this handsome, compact 4-in-1 set might just find its way into your purse or pocket—it’s that handy. The 2-ounce jigger also doubles as an ice crusher; the handle is a bottle opener that pulls away to reveal a hidden corkscrew.
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.
Menu Winebreather Carafe
The elegant Menu Winebreather Carafe adds 10x more oxygen to your wine in under 2 minutes. Simply press the decanter onto the top of an opened bottle of wine and flip it over so the wine pours into the decanter.
Vinglacé Wine Bottle Chiller
Have some chill time.  When you’re uncorking a white wine or a rosé, maintaining its chill factor is of the utmost importance—especially on warm nights. Enter these double-walled, vacuum-insulated heroes.
Normann Copenhagen Block Table
Block is a mobile side table on wheels that has a light and airy expression. It is a versatile piece of furniture with many different functions in the home.   Block can be easily moved around using its four handles, which are natural extensions of the legs.

Lead photo by Food Photographer | Jennifer Pallian on Unsplash

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