Everything you need to pull off a seamless holiday gathering

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Hi I'm Nick Matone master mixologist for Bacardi brands. And I'm Gale Simmons from Food and Wine magazine. Today Gale and I are gonna talk to you about some holiday entertaining tips. These tips are great to help you get prepared for your next party. I recommend stocking Bacardi Superior Rum Bacardi Gold Rum Grey Goose La Poire Flavored Vodka Dewar's White Label Blended Scotch Whisky, Tequila Cazdores Reposado, and Bombay Sapphire Gin. In addition every well stocked bar should have liqueur such as Disaronno Originale Liqueur and Benedictine Liqueur. On top of that I recommend stocking Martini & Rossi Extra Dry Vermouth to help you make that perfect martini and Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth to help make wide variety of cocktails. You also need a wide variety of mixers, like sodas and juices. As well as simple syrup for mojitos and sweet and sour mix. You also want to think about glassware, right? Absolutely. There's a wide variety of glassware. Here's a few that we absolutely recommend for your bar. The martini cocktail glass, The highball glass, the rocks glass, and the champagne flute. And it doesn't hurt to have a punchbowl around either, like for the cocktail we're enjoying now. What is it? That's right. What we're drinking right now is the Bacardi Jingle Juice, and it includes, 1 750ml Bacardi Superior Rum, 12 cups of cranberry juice, 4 cups of orange juice, two tablespoons of grenadine, and it's all stirred up with ice in a punch bowl. With some citrus as a garnish. Yes. Now that sounds like a lot of cocktail. How many people does that serve? Well, remember, this is a punch bowl for a party, so this will serve 26 people. Got it. Nick, what kind of tools do you need for a well-stocked bar? You need a Hawthorne strainer for holding back the ice in the Shaker. A jigger for measuring. A bottle opener, ice tongs, and a bar spoon for stirring those cocktails.>>Plus you need a great shaker.>>That's right. You don't have to be a mixologist like me to make great cocktails. With a well stoked bar, anyone can do it.>>And it's a perfect way to elevate your next party. Cheers.>>Cheers [MUSIC]
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