10 Items You Need for a Truly Amazing Home Cocktail Bar

10 Items You Need for a Truly Amazing Home Cocktail Bar

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If you don’t want to pay an arm and a leg at bars, why not entertain at home? You already have the spirits for cocktails. You’ll just need some of these essentials to make your home bar extra special.

1. Hamilton Cocktail Set

If you don’t have extra space to set up a home bar, this cocktail set from Hamilton will save the day. This set includes strainers, a shaker, a cutting board and more making it easy to create your favorite cocktails at home. $334.00, onekingslane.com 

2. Twist decanter

For guests who prefer wine to cocktails, pour your favorite vino into this work of art. Its dramatic curves allow up to half-bottle of wine to breathe while you entertain your guests. This decanter also doubles as a centerpiece — a piece of great décor for your home bar. $50, uncommongoods.com 

3. Crystal skull shot glasses

Why sip your favorite bourbon in an ordinary shot glass when you can enjoy it in a skull? You can even pretend it’s the skull of your frenemy. (Your tiny, tiny frenemy.) $12, shop.awesomestuff365.com 

4. Barbell barware set

This solid bar tool set from Jonathan Adler is inspired by classic workout gear. Each piece is cast in solid brass and finished with food-safe lacquer, ideal for concocting a perfectly strong cocktail. $198, jonathanadler.com 

5. Rocking record glasses

Why use ordinary glasses when you can spice up your cocktail game with these vinyl-inspired vessels. Double the fun while sipping and spinning your favorite spirit at the same time. $50, uncommongoods.com 

6. Dinosaur bottle opener

This cast-iron dinosaur is eager to open refreshing drinks. Are you ready to party with this prehistoric beast? $33, firebox.com 

7. LED glowing ice bucket

An ice bucket that lights up with a variety of color-changing looks to set the mood? Sign us up for this colorful way to add life to your home bar. $54, wayfair.com  

8. Whiskey Stones

Unlike ice, Whiskey Stones are non-porous, odorless and tasteless. A new way chill your whiskey without diluting the flavor. $20, vat19.com 

9. Edible shot glasses

These tasty candy cane shot glasses are for all seasons. Lick it or suck it after your shot. Not only do they taste sweet, you don’t have to worry about washing up. 12 in a case, $22, amazon.com 

10. Wine regions of France print

Every home bar needs decoration. And if you’re a wine snob, you’ll love this exquisite print illustrating French wine regions. And if you prefer Italian wines, there’s an alternate version available for you, too. Starting at $45, uncommongoods.com

Are you ready to build your home bar?

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