We've rounded up 11 essential bar tools to give to the cocktail lover in your life. This list of incredible gifts will fit any budget and will match any style. From bar spoons to muddlers, we've got you covered!
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This mixing glass by Hiware Direct gives a little flair to your cocktail mixing presentation. It has a thick, weighted bottom so it won't tip over, and the wide mouth makes it easy to mix your drink. Plus, it's beaker-like spout ensures a smooth pour.
This Japanese style bar spoon made by Crafthouse by Fortessa is perfect for layering drinks and for stirring your signature cocktails. The twisted handle ensures a firm grip, and the weighted end makes it feel hefty and balanced.
The long 12.5 inch handle is specifically optimized for cocktail making, so it can easily fit into any shaker, mixing glass or glassware. It's made out of stainless steel and can hold 1 teaspoon.
This double insulated brushed stainless steel cocktail shaker by OXO won't get your hands cold, so it's comfortable to hold. The lid is easy to remove, and has a built-in strainer to prevent unwanted ice from coming out.
The cap can also double as a jigger with three markings. This shaker doesn't leak; just don't overfill, and give the lid and jigger a good push and a slight turn when assembling.
This smooth flat surface muddler by Piña Barware is made out of the highest quality bamboo. Its comfortable design feels good in your hand when muddling herbs and fruit. The 12-inch length is long enough to reach to the bottom of cocktail shakers and mixing glasses.
Goodbye guesswork! Measure accurately and consistently with this stainless steel jigger by Barfly. The easy-to-read measurement lines are engraved in metal. This jigger feels nice with a good weight, and is tall enough to flip one handed.
Hold this stainless steel mesh strainer by Homestia under your first strainer to achieve proper filtration for your next cocktail. It helps remove fine pulp, seeds, fruit, and herbs after a drink has been stirred or shaken.
This U-shaped scoop by Fuukou has smooth edges so you won't hurt your hand, and its comfortable handle makes scooping ice a pleasure. It also can be conveniently hung on a hook when not in use.
Silicone Sphere Ice Ball Maker & Large Square Ice Cube Molds
These large ice cubes by Ticent effectively chill your drink without diluting it. These are great for cocktails, lemonade, or iced coffee. Get fancy and place a mint leaf, strawberry, or an edible flower inside. Plus, they're easy to release; simply peel back the mold slightly and pop the ice cubes out.
The non-slip ergonomic handle is comfortable to hold, and allows for a better grip while peeling. It has a very sharp rustproof Japanese stainless steel blade for effortless, wafer-thin peeling. Awesome for making cocktail garnishes.
Citrus Zester with Channel Knife
Make gorgeous citrus spirals with this channel knife by OXO for your next cocktail. The ergonomic handle is comfortable to hold, and won't slip out of your hand. Plus, the stainless steel blade stays sharp and won't rust. This tool is perfect for zesting citrus and making long strips of citrus peel.
These stainless steel cocktail themed skewers by Cauyuan are an eye catching way to display your cocktail garnishes at your next party. They keep their shine after washing, and their 4.3 inch length means it can reach to the bottom of the glass to catch a stray cherry, olive, or raspberry.
Whether you're looking for classic cocktail gifts for a coworker or a family member, these top-of-the-line tools would be a welcomed addition to any cocktail lover's collection of essential home bar tools.
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The cocktail skewers are really easy, and they're not as sharp as they look. They still poke through your garnish without cutting yourself! These are nice, and easy for a kid to use when making a mocktail.🍹❤️
Thank you, Alex! We are glad that you enjoyed using the cocktail skewers!