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10 Easy Barware Upgrades You Can Buy on Amazon


If you need it, you can find it on Amazon. It’s a premise that has elevated the online megastore to peerless heights, but best employed with a specific purchase in mind. Case in point: barware. No matter how bare-bones or built-out a cocktail repertoire may be, there are a handful of tools deemed essential to shaking, stirring and sipping straight. But essentials shouldn’t be purchased indiscriminately. High-quality, highly functional gear has the power to elevate the ritual of imbibing — bonus points for considered aesthetics. We did the dirty work and dug through Amazon’s kitsch and chaff to find 10 easy upgrades for any home bar: a handheld smoker, better bitters and everything in between.

Incanter by Sempli $65

Plum Cocktail Shaker by Tom Dixon $145

The Smoking Gun by Polyscience $150

Cocktail Mixer Variety Pack by Bittermilk $47

Valerio Muddler and Citrus Squeezer by Alessi $75

24-Ounce Mixing Glass by Hiware $22

10-Piece Punch Bowl Set by Dailyware $44

Spiced Cherry Bourbon-Barrel-Aged Cocktail Bitters by Woodford Reserve $12

Leather Coasters by Alpine Modern $32

Set of 6 Tritan Crystal Whiskey Glasses by Schott Zwiesel $60
Essentials to Outfit Your Home Wine Bar

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