30 Day Primer: Day 5 – Stocking Your Home Bar: The Tools

In 30 Day Primer - Tips To A Better You, Lifestyle by The Gents Staff

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At times we take a good cocktail for granted. We order, pay, sip and go on about our business, but have you ever sipped a well created cocktail and wanted to make it at home? Well before you start stocking up on premium liquor for your home bar, knowing what tools are required for the job is crucial. I appreciate the creative process that goes into making a refined cocktail but I am not a bartender. So, I contacted my good friend and Ilegal Mezcal New York’s Brand Ambassador, Herminio for some expert advice on what tools of the trade you should have in your home bar.

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Now that you have the tools, here is the last of them all: knowledge. The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique by Jeffrey Morgenthaler deconstructs and guides you through the cocktail from beginning to end.











Where to get your tools

5-piece Stirred Set from Cocktail Kingdom

 Usagi Cobbler Shaker

Chef’n FreshForce Juicer

 Dorset Crystal Double Old Fashioned

 Ice Baller from Wintersmiths

 Threshold Bar Cart

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique by Jeffrey Morgenthaler