Home Bar Essentials

Stocking your at-home bar

These days the business of making drinks has been elevated to that of high art. The person behind the bar crafting your favorite cocktail is no longer your bartender, she’s your mixologist, and the concoctions she creates now have fabulously witty names that are as unusual as the ingredients with which they are made, from xanthan gum to egg whites to szechuan peppercorns.

But the craft cocktail movement isn’t just about exploring zany and adventurous new recipes, it’s also about a respectful return to the classics, treating a simple G&T, Old-Fashioned or Manhattan with the thought and care they deserve. The movement has spurred a renewed interest in bar tools and glassware choice, once-defunct ingredients and the use of fresh juices and premium ingredients.

Wow your guests by making drinks like these made possible by SaloonBox

Now, what does this mean in terms of  the home bar setup? Mixology is as much a science as it is a culinary art. It can be intimidating to try your hand at this noble craft. Enter SaloonBox, a brand new subscription box for the budding home mixologist. Saloonbox delivers (to your doorstep) DIY craft cocktail kits curated by the best mixologists across the nation. This subscription service allows you to experiment with different mixology methods and discover exciting, seasonal recipes, all while taking the guesswork out of the cocktail making process itself by providing all the ingredients, including those that are hard to find or not available in small quantities.

SaloonBox handles the ingredients side of the craft cocktail movement, but an equally important aspect is presentation. The home bar should not only be functional; it should make a statement with its glassware. A beautiful selection of Baccarat or Waterford crystal can adorn a living space much like an heirloom piece of jewelry adorns the skin.  

Below, ELYSIAN has curated a selection of exquisite barware collections that will look beautiful in the home and be sure to impress guests:

GLASSWARE

 



Waterford

Lismore Evolution Tumbler
$250.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 


 


Greenwich
Highball Tumbler Set
$95.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 


Waterford

Lismore Black Martini
$225.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 

 


Waterford
Essential Dungarvan Wine Glasses
$100.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 


Waterford
Lismore Pops Cocktail Glass
$135.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 

 

Food52
Hammered Copper Moscow Mule Mug
$39.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 

 

Broughton
Decanter
$650.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 

 

Waterford
Lismore Diamond Tall Martini Pitcher
$250.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 



ICE BUCKETS

 


 

 

Wyatt
Ice Bucket & Tongs
$195.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 

Nambé
Gourmet Bar Scoop Ice Bucket
$150.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 

 

Waterford
Diamond Line Ice Bucket
$275.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 

 

Waterford
Lismore Diamond Ice Bucket & Tongs
$400.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 



TOOLS

 


 

 

Wentworth
Jigger
$95.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 

 

Montgomery
Jigger
$95.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 

Wyatt
Bar Tool 3-Piece Set
$95.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 

Montgomery
Corkscrew Set
$150.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 



SHAKERS

 


 

Kipton
Brass Cocktail Shaker
$225.00
Available at Ralph Lauren
Brass strainer also available

 

 


 

 

Georg Jensen
Manhattan Cocktail Shaker
$150.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


 

 

William Yeoward
Crystal Corrine Cocktail Shaker & Metal Strainer
$210.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 



WHOLE KIT & CABOODLE

 


 

Kipton
Mixologist Box
$3,995.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 


 

 

Modern Metropolis
Bar Trolley
$4,625.00
Available at Ralph Lauren

 

 

 


 


Mitchell Gold Bob Williams
Avalon Bar
$3,100.00
Available at Bloomingdale’s

 

 


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