These days, home bartending is serious business. And the right tools are critical to making a smooth impression. Start with this top-notch gear and you’ll be well on your way to wowing any thirsty guests. Join thousands of men and women who are dressing up for a good cause. Go formal with Made Man and Career Gear on Friday, October 9th to help empower men in need with resources, training and suits they can use to rejoin the workforce. Because for every photo posted to Instagram or Twitter and tagged #FormalFriday, we’ll donate a dollar to Career Gear. Learn more at Formal Friday.
Ritz Wood Bar Stool It’s not a bar if you can’t play barfly, sitting and sipping on a classic wooden bar stool. Made from beautiful cherry wood with a “distressed” French finish, this wooden bar stool goes for the antique look yet remains comfortable enough for the modern behind. Speak easy, and sit comfortably.
Silicone Ice Sphere Molds Finally, a product that makes your whisky and water more whisky than water while keeping it ice cold, too. It takes big spheres to make the jump from cubes, but we know you can do it.
Rabbit Adjustable Jigger Achieve mad scientist status by making nouveau and time-tested cocktails alike in your very own home. First, expertly measure between 0.5 and 2 ounces of your chosen liquid, and then pour into your undoubtedly delicious concoction. The jigger is made of sweet, sweet stainless steel, features a clear window for reference, and adjusts easily for fast, accurate boozing.
Jackson Cannon Bar Knife High-carbon stainless steel, precision-ground, hand-edged and honed; this is a bar blade that’s all about being meticulous with your craft. Slice citrus peels and other ingredients, notch fruits for glass rim garnishes, remove seeds with the tip of the blade, and scrape scraps off the bar with the blade’s flush underside.
Tantalizing Manhattan Travel Bar Set in Black Like an old-timey doctor making a house call, you too can pack up your gear and pay a visit to those in need. This suitcase features an insulated velvet interior that can hold two bottles of your favorite spirits. It comes equipped with: a shaker; jigger; fork/spoon stirrer; tongs; strainer; martini mister; 2 martini glasses; 2 napkins and 2 martini picks.
Country Home Mason Jar Cocktail Strainer Grab your moonshine and mix up some low country cocktails with this sturdy stylized strainer that holds 20 ounces (shown in fluid measurements on the side) of any delicious beverage you choose. Just make sure whatever it is, it puts hair on your chest and a twinkle in your eye.
Wooden Beer Flight Paddle Throw your own beer tasting and sample in style with a red alder wood beer flight paddle. It’s finished with polyurethane for durability, but we still don’t recommend using it for Animal House-style hazing purposes. Comes with four 4.5 ounce tasting glasses and can be customized with laser-engraved text.
Cocktail Garnish and Condiment Tray on Ice Keep your garnishes, sauces and solid ingredients fresh in this shatter-proof acrylic tray. Each of its 5 compartments holds two cups of goods and features a skid-free bottom to minimize spills, plus a hinged lid and ice compartment to keep everything fresh. Genius move, savvy host.