19 Essentials For The Ultimate Home Bar

'Tis the season for hosting a cocktail party. So, you've probably already stocked up on a bevy of fancy garnishes and spirits to suit all tastes — but what about the proper barware? Considering the secret to an amazing drink extends to the accessories used to prepare it, we've got 19 essentials worthy of all the boozy goodness going into that rocks glass.
A perfectly blended cold drink? Not without a stainless steel shaker. Straight up? You'll need a strainer. So, instead of mixing a martini with a soup spoon, stock your home bar with tools of the trade that are guaranteed to make an impression on your guests. Cheers!

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