How to Stock a Home Bar for the Holidays

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How to Stock a Home Bar for the Holidays

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Things To Grab

  • Stylish tray
  • Bar spoon
  • Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Wine decanter
  • Ice bucket
  • Wine opener
  • Copper mugs
  • Seasonal garnishes

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    Make sure your home bar counter or cabinet is ready for holiday guests! Here are types of liquor, mixers, bitters and bar tools every mixologist should have; then kick your party off with a festive apple cider Moscow mule mocktail.

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    1. Gather a variety of liquors on a stylish tray. This may include gin, vodka, whisky, tequila and more. You may want to add nonalcoholic spirits like Clean V from Clean Co., an apple vodka alternative.

    2. Add several mixers, like club soda and tonic, as well as aromatic bitters, syrups and lime juice.

    3. Include a variety of bar tools such as a shaker, bar spoon and jigger. This True barware set is a great starting point.

    4. Provide a wine decanter for red wine and an ice bucket for chilled white wine. And remember the wine opener!

    5. Finish with copper mugs and seasonal garnishes to go with a nonalcoholic apple cider Moscow mule.