6 Bourbons Under $100 That Will Seriously Impress Bourbon Snobs
If you want to impress a bourbon fan, put one of these bottles front and center on your home bar. #bourbons #cheap #cocktails #cocktailrecipes #homebartender #liquor
Beautiful Matte Black Cocktail Tools to Instantly Upgrade Your Bar
While we love our shiny copper shakers and pretty mint green bar napkins, it doesn’t get sleeker than matte black bar accessories. They always turn our heads when we’re out cocktailing on the town, so they’re sure to impress the guests at your next shindig. From a sturdy citrus juicer to a handsome jigger, these are the best matte black bar tools out there. #bar #bartools #homebar
5 Cocktail Ingredients That Always Need to Be Refrigerated
Keeping some cocktail ingredients refrigerated will prolong their life by weeks or even months. You’ll get many more uses out of them than you would if they were left on the bar or kitchen counter. Here, the bottles, mixers and more that you should keep cool. #bartender #homebar
Every Cocktail Glass You Need to Own
Stocking up on good whiskey or gin and equipping yourself with the right tools is important, but no home bar set up could possibly be complete without the right glassware. When served in the right glass, a cocktail can sing, but if served in the wrong one, it can take an irredeemable turn for the worse. #cocktails #bartender #homebar
7 Great Tasting Liqueurs That Cost Less Than $20
Don’t turn to those generic bottom shelf, artificial crème de whatevers just yet because there are plenty of cheap liqueurs that don’t skimp on flavor. Here are seven of our favorite liqueurs that all cost less than $20—and no, none of them come in sour, neon varieties.
7 Genius Uses for Leftover Beer
Rather than pouring all these bottles down the drain, though, (or finishing someone else’s bottle … gross), repurpose the sad, flat beer by using it as a multi-purpose household tool. From polishing furniture to fertilizing the lawn, here are seven brilliant ways to use leftover beer.
The Best Ultra Violet Bar Tools
For 2018’s Color of the Year, Pantone looked to the cosmos for inspiration. The vibrant purple they chose, dubbed Ultra Violet, is often associated with mindfulness and meditation, which offer an escape from our overstimulated world. So if you’re looking to add that kind of funk to your home bar, these seven Ultra Violet tools are both functional and a great way to brighten up cocktail hour.
9 Gorgeous Copper Bar Tools You Need in Your Life
Instead of robbing your local bar for a touch of copper warmth (because that’s just bad karma), transform your entire bar cart into a metallic masterpiece with these gorgeous bar tools and handsome glassware.
8 Beautiful Bar Tools That Cost $25 or Less
When it comes to stocking a bar cart, people are (understandably) far more focused on selecting bottles of booze than they are on buying tools and accessories. But that’s what makes receiving these boozy accessories as gifts so wonderful—you probably wouldn’t spring for a nice version yourself, so a stylish mixing glass or tool set would be greatly appreciated. Here are eight of our favorite home bar gifts that cost $25 or less.
8 Brilliant Mason Jar Hacks for Your Home Bar
The jars fit in at any outdoor event and add rustic appeal to any dinner party—plus, they’re ultra portable. But the ubiquitous containers can do even more for cocktail lovers. Here, eight ways to outfit your Mason jars for the bar.
How to Stock Your Home Bar for Under $100
The common mistake when building a bar with limited funds is overshooting your budget on one or two top shelf spirits. While we would never suggest you opt for low quality beverages, you don’t have to spend the most amount of money possible to get good quality spirits and mixers. Choosing all-purpose bottles that are good enough for straight sipping and versatile enough for use in cocktails is key, and there are plenty of good options around $20 (or less) per bottle.
11 Genius Beer Can Hacks
Instead of taking over the entire sidewalk with your spoils, put those beer cans to good use with a nifty DIY craft. Not only will you be helping out the planet, you’ll also have fun creating something useful from your boozy exploits. Here are 11 creative ways to upcycle those empty brewskis.
Choose the Right Glass for Every Cocktail
To make these pressing glassware decisions a bit simpler for aspiring home cocktailians, we broke down 14 of the most popular and widely used glasses in one handy illustrated guide.