Here's what you need to mix for a crowd: a thick, sturdy glass with a 750ml capacity that lets you do plenty of mixing with the perfect chill and dilution in every pour. Pour in some ice, sweet vermouth, Angostura bitters, and Zacapa rum to stir up a batch of rum Manhattans, or experiment with your own drink of choice. Saves plenty of time and effort when you're mixing for a crowd, and lets you look damn stylish while you do it.
You need a spoon with enough weight, balance, and length to properly mix ingredients without breaking the ice or submerging your fingers — so your table spoon just isn't gonna cut it. This key addition to your mixology arsenal has got enough reach to stir up your 750ml mixing glass, and the twisted stem is easy to grip even when your hand's soaked in booze.
A regular martini glass might do the job, but here's your chance to step it up by serving your creations in the same glass you get at your favorite cocktail spot. Your drinks just got a whole lot more sophisticated.
Ditch the cheap plastic versions and garnish like a pro with polished steel picks — perfect for topping your cocktail with olives, cherries, lemon peel, or whatever else your heart desires. Then throw 'em in the dishwasher and repeat anytime your cocktail needs a garnish-sized hit of fresh flavor.
These artisanal summer bitters are slow-crafted by hand in Madison, WI over a two month process, involving peeling hundreds of pounds of citrus and spices, while using no extracts or oils. These are as pure as pure can be and will add some serious heft to your next cocktail adventure. Find recipes and more online.
These gems will streamline your pour while making you look like a pro in the process. Just place on your bottles and let your hands do the rest.