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Is it time for a new bartender kit? Maybe you’re just setting up your home bar. Or maybe you’ve been mixing for a while, but all your tools are mix and match that you’ve bought piece by piece over the years.
These gorgeous bartender kits have everything you need to start mixing cocktails, and they look great on your home bar or bar cart. Best of all, every single one of them comes with a pre-made stand to hold each piece in place.
Take a look at our favorites. Or keep reading for longer reviews of each kit.
The Practical Choice: The Bokhot Bartender Set has a simple chrome finish in a black stand, and all the essential pieces.
No more fishing around in drawers to find the tool you need. And no more tools bumping against each other, causing scratches and dents.
These make fantastic gifts for cocktail lovers as well as for yourself. They make any home bartender look like a pro. And there’s something here for every taste, from classic to pure fun.
What to Look For In a Bartender Set
When you’re shopping for a bartender set, here are a few things to consider:
Are they quality? I haven’t run into problems with any bartending equipment I’ve bought on or offline. But it’s good to check reviews to make sure there’s no mention of things like rust or leaking.
Style! Since there are so many quality products on offer, think about what will look best in your home or the home of the person you’re gifting it to.
How complete a set do you need? Are you just starting off, or looking for a few extra pieces to complete your bar?
These are all from Amazon, which makes shopping extra simple. Order them shipped to your home, or you can ship it to the person you bought it for. You can have Amazon put it in a beautiful gift bag or gift wrap with a lovely printed card – you choose the message, so it’s still personalized.
Completeness: everything you'll probably ever need
This is your basic stainless steel set that has everything you need to mix all sorts of cocktails. It comes with a shaker, a measuring jigger, a muddler for Mojitos, a mixing spoon for drinks that should be stirred, not shaken, tongs, a corkscrew, a lemon and lime squeezer for fresh juice, a strainer, three bottle pourers and more.
These are all the tools you need to get started with a home bar, and they come with an attractive wooden stand so everything has a place..
Style: gun metal black, copper or gold with bamboo or mahogany stand
Completeness: all the basics
If you want a special finish instead of the usual chrome look, this stainless steel kit is beautiful. It includes a shaker, muddler, measuring jigger, two liquor pourers, tongs, a strainer, a corkscrew, and a mixing spoon.
This elegant looking kit with clean curving lines on its stand will look beautiful on your bar. The classic rounded styling of the stand makes it extra special.
Style: gun metal black, copper or silver with rustic blue crate
Completeness: all the basics
What sets this one apart is the rustic wooden blue crate it comes with. This holder can be wall mounted, and that makes it unique. It becomes an impressive piece of decor while staying out of the way so you don't clutter your bar surface.
Once again, you have all the basic tools you need to start mixing drinks: shaker, muddler, measuring jiggers, a strainer, ice tongs, mixing spoon and more.
Here's another crate style set. Each stainless steel tool sits in a beautiful vintage-looking wooden crate with handles so you can pick it up and move it easily. Each tool gets its own slot in this one, just like in all the others, so your tools stand up separately so they don't bump or scratch each other.
This set once again includes everything you need to start making cocktails. A shaker, jiggers, pourers, a wooden muddler, strainer, mixing spoon and more. Plus a small set of drink recipe cards.
Make mine rainbow colored! This beautiful set is made of high quality stainless steel with a rainbow finish and beautiful styling. This set comes with a shaker, two different types of strainers (hawthorne and julep), a strainer, a muddler, a measuring jigger, ice tongs and two pourers.
If you're looking for a gift, this one is probably ideal for the young - or young at heart. It's a fun set that visitors will want to touch and turn in the light to see all the pretty colors.