21 Gifts for Cocktail Enthusiasts
Terrace Bar Cart
Set up a picture-perfect cocktail station with this vintage deco piece that pivots along with the party.
Terrace Bar Cart, $319 at West Elm
This blender is optimal for pouring your favorite frozen drinks, and its glass BPA-Free pitcher is all one piece for easy cleanup in the dishwasher.
5-Speed Classic Blender, $70 at KitchenAid
Bar Tool Set
Rack up bar tools like a pro with this compact set including a jigger, strainer, bar spoon and a muddler all on a brass stand.
Harrison Bar Tool Set, $69 at Pottery Barn
Continue the art deco spree with a crystalline decanter, for all your finest bourbon and whiskey.
Elroy Decanter, $40 at Crate & Barrel
Ice Ball Makers
Update your old fashioned with better rocks-- these spherical and jumbo ice cubes will help for stylish sipping. (They can make boozy popsicles for the summer, too).
Glacio Silicone Ice Cube Trays, $19 at Amazon
Glass Punch Bowl
For cocktails for a crowd, get everyone in on the fun with this punch bowl set.
10 Piece Punch Bowl, $40 at Crate & Barrel
Modernist Cocktail Recipes
You’ll need medical-grade quinine, but Dave Arnold’s book Liquid Intelligence will teach you how to make a perfect gin and tonic.
Liquid Intelligence, $24 at Amazon
Glass Salt Rimmer
Top off your favorite tequila and mezcal cocktails with the perfect salted rim.
Cocktail Rimmer, $7 at Williams-Sonoma
Rocky Mountain Whiskey
Tincup is lightly spicy like Kentucky bourbon, with a gentle oakiness. The cap cleverly doubles as a cup.
Tin Cup Whiskey, from $29 for 750 ml at tincupwhiskey.com
Infused with Casamigos tequila with hints of lime and sweet agave, these tasty gummies will satisfy any sweet tooth.
Casamigos Collection: "Shake Your Margarita," $8 at Sugarfina
These small-batch bitters are made with natural ingredients in Queens, New York. Perfect for pairing with any cocktail style.
Cocktail Bitters Set, $35 at Uncommon Goods
Cocktail Shaker Set
This set makes the ultimate cocktail enthusiast gift, with a walnut wood muddler and a shaker, strainer, and jigger with vintage flair.
Crafthouse by Fortessa Cocktail Shaker Set, $100 at Williams-Sonoma
Robert Simonson's new book, The Old-Fashioned, is devoted to cocktaildom's ur-drink. It's erudite, entertaining and well stocked with innovative recipes from top bartenders.
The Old-Fashioned, $19 at Amazon
This Brooklyn-made bourbon, Widow Jane, smells a bit like Thanksgiving dessert: sweet, spicy and fruity.
Widow Jane Bourbon, $53 at Drizly
Olive Serving Bowl
No cocktail bar is complete without a good serving of olives on hand. The pit section swivels so you can empty is as needed.
Olive Server & Pit Bowl, $28 at Uncommon Goods
Lean in to the metal straw trend with this festive gold version. Your Collins glasses are calling for it.
W&P Gold Reusable Straws, $15 at Sur la Table
Liquor Infuser Kit
Become a master of your own mixes and infusions with this game-changing kit.
Liquor Infusion Set, from $30 at Food52
Cocktail geeks love Amy Stewart's comprehensive but quirky look at the history of booze in The Drunken Botanist. "Every great drink starts with a plant: sake began with a grain of rice and Scotch emerged from barley," she writes.
The Drunken Botanist, $13 at Amazon
Moscow Mule Copper Mugs
The quintessential mug for your Moscow Mule, or experimental mug cocktail of your own.
Moscow Mule Copper Mugs (Set of 4), $30 at Amazon
A retro mirrored tray will compliment your stocked barware. Dress it up for the holidays or special occasions and impress the guests with your trendy cocktail aesthetic.
Bleecker Bar Tray, $79 at Pottery Barn
Crafthouse by Fortessa Bar Spoon, $15 at surlatable.com