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, $399 at West Elm
This blender is essential for whipping up your favorite piña colada or daiquiri recipes, and the shatterproof 60 oz. glass pitcher is also dishwasher safe for easy cleanup.
KitchenAid 5-Speed Diamond Blender, $129 at amazon.com
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, $50 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.com
Glass Punch Bowl
For cocktails for a crowd, get everyone in on the fun with this punch bowl set.
10 Piece Punch Bowl, $50 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.
Tablecraft Glass Rimmer Set, $12 at amazon.com
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
Seasonal cocktail kits paired with these tasty gummies will satisfy any sweet tooth.
Candy Cocktail Kits, $20 at sugarfina.com
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.com
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 Porter Reusable Straws, $18 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
Boozy Herb Book
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.com
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.com
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
Swizzle your cocktails correctly with a key long bar spoon.
Crafthouse by Fortessa Bar Spoon, $15 at surlatable.com