10 Gifts For Cocktail Makers — All That's Missing Is The Booze
She's already done so much for you — specifically the constant creation of new and creative adult beverages every chance she has — so what are you going to give the at-home mixologist in your life? Besides handing over a bottle of her favorite booze, there are actually some seriously cool and clever gifts for cocktail makers that will only improve upon her already stellar skill set. And as an added bonus, you'll probably get to sample whatever she comes up with when she uses them.
Assuming her home bar (or bar cart, as the case may be) is already stocked with some of the cocktail-making essentials, like different types of liquor and basic glassware and tools that allow her to whip up some of the classics (Old Fashioned, Dirty Martinis, etc), some truly great gift ideas are those things that can help her step her game up even further — think vintage cocktails that deserve a comeback or a dressed-up versions of her usuals — with recipe books, at-home infusion kits, and garnishes that add that perfect finishing touch.
So if you're still shopping for that friend or loved one who takes her drink slinging duties as hostess seriously, read ahead for 10 ideas that will wow any bartending enthusiast — no matter if they're new to the game, or already a pro.
This minimalist yet glam shaker from World Market makes cocktail mixing look extra chic.
So many beloved beverages involve fresh mint, and this kit helps her grow her own — then make a cocktail out of it. It includes the growing essentials (seeds, plant food, etc), a planter that doubles as a tumbler when you're done, a muddler, a jigger, and an herb dish.
Even if you're not an avid Vanderpump Rules fan, there's so much to love about this creative cocktail book that's just as filled with fun anecdotes as it is with wildly fun concoctions.
If she doesn't own a set of coupe glasses, this rose-tinged, gold-rimmed set will make every cocktail look so much more sophisticated.
Those $15 cocktails from your city's hottest bar? She can replicate them at home with the help of these spherical ice cube molds that add that professional finishing touch.
Spritzes are made even more enjoyable with the help of this kit that include gummy garnishes, cocktail syrup, and a recipe card.
She can have all her tools beautifully on display — and handy — with this wood and marble set from Crate & Barrel.
For scotch and whiskey drinkers, the aroma is everything. That's why this oak wood tumbler is such a great gift idea. The wood and honey wax help bring out the booze's natural flavors, and the wide opening lets her take in a big whiff.
She'll feel like a professional mixologist with these easy-to-use infusions. The vodka pack includes citrus, rossa, and bloody flavors. Add it to the booze, and the rest is up to her imagination.