40 Must-Have Bar Accessories for the Ultimate Home Bar

Updated on February 14, 2024 by Melissa Bajda

When creating the ultimate home bar, having the right bar accessories can make a difference. From personalized decanters and beer mugs and growlers, various bar accessories can help you mix up the perfect drinks in the comfort of your home.

In this blog post, we'll cover must-have bar accessories every home bar should have to create the perfect drinking experience. So, let's get started with our list of 40 must-have home bar accessories!

40 Best Bar Accessories to Up Your Entertaining Home Game!

1.Mixology Master

For anyone looking to create the perfect home bar, there are certain bar accessories that you must have to achieve Mixology Mastery. The essential bar tool in any home bar is a good-quality cocktail shaker box.

A stainless-steel cocktail shakers with a capacity of 18 ounces and a tight-fitting lid is best for making smooth, well-balanced drinks.This bar tool set comes with a wooden box for easy storage and travel. Personalize your cocktail shakers set with your initials for an extra classy touch.

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2.3-Tier Bar Glass Rimmer

If you are serious about making great favorite cocktails at home, you'll need a 3-Tier Bar Glass Rimmer. This handy bar tool is perfect for adding the perfect amount of sugar and salt to the rim of your cocktail glass.

These bar tools feature a lightweight, separate-tier compartment design with a top tray for holding sponges that absorb excess liquid after rimming.

3.Pop Top Bottle Opener

If you are looking for a bar accessory that adds a bit of flair and sophistication to your home bar, then these Pop Top bottle openers are the perfect solution. This stainless-steel bar tool is professional bartender tested and approved, so you know you are getting a quality product.

The easy-to-use design makes it simple to pop the top off of any standard-sized beer or soda bottle. It also looks sleek and stylish, making it the perfect addition to your home bar.

4.Liquor Pourers

Liquor pourers are essential bar accessories for home bartenders. They help make pouring drinks easier, more efficient, and more consistent. The 14-pack Liquor Pourers bar tools are made of 18/8 stainless steel, which is food-grade quality, 100% rust-proof, and durable.

These home bar accessories are perfect for making cocktails or pouring shots and will add a professional touch to your home bar.

5.Steel Double Jigger

Steel Double Jigger is a bar accessory essential for any home bar. Made of either nylon or stainless steel, this two-sided bar tool can help you measure perfectly equal parts of an ingredient for a drink, such as spirits and liqueurs.

With this Japanese style jigger, you can ensure that your favorite cocktails have the right amount of each ingredient for the perfect flavor.

6.The Colonel Bourbon Bar

The Colonel Bourbon Bar is a unique display flag hand-crafted by United States veterans from reclaimed bourbon barrels. With a distinctive design, this wall-mounted bar cart display will add a vintage charm to any home bar.

These great gifts have a durable polyurethane finishing coat for easy cleaning and maintenance. The felt back of the bar allows for easy hanging with hanging rings attached to the back for secure placement.

7. Bourbon Barrel Head Dart Board

Bourbon Barrel Head Dart Board

Unleash the perfect blend of craftsmanship and entertainment with our meticulously designed dart board – the ultimate addition to your game room or man cave. The dart board is expertly recessed into a 1/4 barrel, creating a unique and immersive gaming experience that stands out in any space. The scoreboards are made from black dry erase board material, allowing for easy and stylish scorekeeping. We've got you covered with a white marker included for your convenience.

8.Vino Accessory Set

Whether you are a professional bartender or a home entertainer, a Vino Accessory Set is the perfect addition to any bar. These stainless-steel bar tools typically come with a corkscrew, bottle stopper, wine aerator pourer, wine drip stop, foil cutter, and wood holding base.

These home bar accessories set gives you all the bar tools necessary to enjoy your favorite vino.

9.Beer Tower Drink Dispenser

Are you looking for a way to serve your favorite chill beer on tap? Look no further than the Axe Beer Tower Drink Dispenser! This fantastic home bar accessory features an adjustable, pro-pour tap with a built-in freeze tube to enjoy an icy cold beer all night.

The adjustable pour tap allows easy pouring without messy foam or froth. The freeze tube keeps the martinis cold by running cold water for optimum chilling power.

10.Barrel of Bar Basics

For those looking to take their home bar setup to the next level, the Barrel of Bar Basics is a must-have. This four-piece bar tools set for wine lovers has all the tools you need to create the perfect bar experience.

The set includes a wine ring for holding your favorite wines, a wine pourer for controlled pouring, a waiter's corkscrew for opening bottles, and a foil cutter for cleanly removing the foil from bottle tops.

11. Cocktail Muddler

Cocktail Muddler with a bar spoon is an essential home bar accessory for creating delicious cocktails with fresh ingredients. The muddler helps to release the flavors from fruit, herbs, and spices.

These home bar accessories are usually made of stainless steel, making them challenging to rust. Its curved design makes them very comfortable and easy to use.

12.Ice Bucket Set

Regarding home bars, an Ice Bucket is an absolute necessity! This 3-liter Ice Bucket with Lid, Ice Scoops, Graham Metal Ice Tongs, and Strainer from Well Made is an excellent option for keeping your cocktail cold and refreshing.

The stainless steel construction makes this ice bucket durable and resistant to rust and corrosion, while the insulation keeps the ice frozen longer.

Related: 17 Whiskey Stones to Keep Your Liquor Cold without Diluting It

13.Cocktail Smoker Kit

If you want to take your bar to the next level, the Cocktail Smoker Kit is the perfect addition. These home bar accessories kit for your favorite cocktail comes with a blow torch and four types of wood chips: cherry, hickory, maple, and oak, to give your drinks an added smoky flavor.

You can use the torch to ignite the wood chips and get that unique flavor into your cocktails.

14. Julep Strainer

The Julep Strainer is a must-have bar accessory for any home bar. These home bar accessories are made from the highest quality stainless steel (SS304), so you know it is built to last. The sturdy construction ensures the Hawthorne strainer won't bend or break easily, even with the most vigorous of shaking.

Its simple design makes it easy to use, allowing you to quickly strain your cocktails without pouring them through a cloth or cocktail napkins.

15. Emblem Decanter & Glasses Set

Make your bar look classy and stylish with the Emblem Decanter & Glasses Set. This home bar accessories set includes a glass liquor decanter with a personalized monogram initial of your choice on it and four whiskey rocks glasses with the same initial.

The liquor decanter holds 26 oz. of your favorite liquor, and the whiskey rocks glasses hold 13.5 oz each, a perfect whiskey gift set.

Related: More of the Best Whiskey Glass Gift Sets for the Connoisseurs!

16.Bartender Knife & Zester

A bar essential, the Bartender Knife & Zester is perfect for adding flair to your bar. This bartending tool is comfortable and durable and has a full-tang stainless steel construction with a wood handle and brass bolster.

Its features include a bottle opener, garnish tip, and a zester for adding flavor and flair to cocktails. The classic look of this bar tool will add sophistication and style to your home bar.

17.Sanitary Ice Tray

The Sanitary Ice Tray is a great way to ensure you serve clean ice cubes for your drinks. These home bar accessories prevent you from touching the ice with your hands and eliminates bad odors from the freezer or refrigerator that might otherwise seep into the ice.

These ice cube trays make up to 18 ice cubes to have plenty of fresh ice for your bar needs.

18. Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Personalized Whiskey Barrel

This Personalized Whiskey Barrel is the perfect addition to any home bar or whiskey connoisseur's collection.

Handcrafted from oak and finished with a beautiful wood finish, these home bar accessories are built to last and add a touch of class to any room.

19. Bourbon Barrel Bar Shelf

Bourbon Barrel Bar Shelf

Add a touch of rustic charm to your home with our Whiskey Barrel Shelf. Made from repurposed oak barrels, each shelf is unique and full of character. The sturdy construction and natural wood finish make it perfect for displaying your favorite bottles, glasses, and barware.

When his coveted whiskey collection calls for a top-shelf display the Whiskey Barrel Shelf is for him. Take his man cave or home bar from average to first-class with this handcrafted wall shelf unit.

Made from the top quarter of a spent barrel he can be proud of showing off his prized bourbon collection to all of his friends and family. 

20. Golf Club Whiskey Decanter

Golf Club Whiskey Decanter

This Unique Golf-themed Liquor Decanter design is handblown in the shape of a golf club.

Made from premium borosilicate glass which is hypoallergenic, BPA free, and 100% lead-free. A finely crafted mahogany wood base serves as the ideal caddy for a golf lovers liquor.

Your golf lover can store his spirits with sophisticated style as you celebrate the love of golf. This golf whiskey decanter sets includes one glass decanter, four liquor glasses, and a mahogany wood base for an impressive display that is both elegant and functional.

21. Bar Star Opener

Bar Star

When a guy is tailgating, camping, boating, or otherwise on the go, carrying a full set of bar tools doesn’t make sense.The solution has arrived!

The patented Bar Star is a new all-in-one multi-tool that stands ready to help you whip up that favorite cocktail or open a craft beer or even your favorite bottle of vino.

These right bar accessories are beautifully designed and constructed with anodized aluminum engravable side plates. Your groomsmen have seen the rest, give them the best!

22. Funny Coaster Set

Funny Coaster Set

Add a touch of laughter and lightheartedness to your home with our Funny Coaster Set. This set of four slate coasters is engraved with a hilarious saying that is sure to bring a smile to your face: "Don't F**K Up The Table."

These bar coasters not only provide a practical solution for protecting your furniture from pesky drink rings but also serve as conversation starters and a delightful way to infuse humor into your living space.

23. Chalkboard Whiskey Flight Tray with Tulip Glasses

Upgrade your whiskey tasting experience with our Chalkboard Whiskey Flight Tray with Tulip Glasses.

These home bar accessories feature a write-on chalkboard surface, allowing you to label and customize each glass with the whiskey of your choice. The tulip glasses are specially designed to enhance the aroma and flavors of your whiskey, ensuring an immersive tasting experience.

With these right bar supplies, you can impress your guests with your whiskey knowledge and create a memorable tasting event. Cheers to a personalized and interactive whiskey experience!

24. Caps Off

Caps Off

Establish what year your family started with this monogrammed and Personalized Beer Bottle Opener. Featuring your family name and the year that you specify, this novelty bottle opener is a perfect way to decorate your man cave like an ego wall.

Fully equipped with a magnetic bottle cap catcher, this bar bottle opener is designed to be high speed and low drag.Don’t waste your time hunting for bottle caps on the floor!

25. United States Military Murphy Bar

United States Military Murphy Bar

The Murphy bar is compact but still packs a lot of storage. The wall mount design allows for the best utilization of space and the deep design ensures that there will be plenty of room for your liquor, spirits, and bar accessories.

The front of the USA Murphy Bar is in resemblance to our dear American flag. The flag protects your spirits, liquor, and barware from falling from the inside with its drop-top design, making it a great home bar decor.

Including strong hydraulic braces to ensure the door does not fling open and magnets that ensure the bar stays sealed. 

26. Custom Basement Bar Sign

Custom Basement Bar Sign

Looking for a fun and unique gift for your favorite beer lover? Look no further than this Personalized Bar Sign! These bar supplies are perfect for any home bar, man cave, or basement rec room.

They will custom engrave your friend's or family member's name onto the sign, making it a one-of-a-kind gift that will be cherished.

Related: For more signs, discover our great collection of personalized bar signs to decorate your bar or man cave.

27. Old Fashioned Bar Tools Set

Old Fashioned Bar Tools Set

Upgrade your home bar with the Ultimate Bar Tool Essentials for crafting the perfect Old Fashioned and more!

This comprehensive bar tool set includes everything you need to stir, strain, measure, and garnish your favorite cocktails with ease and style.

28. Copper Decanter Tags Set

Copper Decanter Tags Set

Embrace your love of quality alcohol through these brand-new Decanter Tags. Label and display all of your luxury decanters with high end liquor tags in your home bar, guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.

These liquor tags are a must-have for the liquor connoisseurs and bar owners that want to add more class to their home, bar, or office.

29. Custom Whiskey Stones Set

Custom Whiskey Stones Set

No one likes to choose between a cold or a watery whiskey. Your whiskey lover will appreciate these Personalized Whiskey Stones that won't melt and therefore don't water down their whiskey.

These bar supplies don't just help keep his drink from getting watered down, they also make his drink look even better in his glass.

30. Twist Glasses with Bullet Whiskey Stones Set

Twist Glasses with Bullet Whiskey Stones Set

The Twisted Whiskey Glasses with Bullet Whiskey Stones Set is a unique and stylish way to enjoy your favorite whiskey. These bar supplies include two 10-ounce glasses with a twisted design, adding a touch of sophistication to your drinking experience.

The bar tool set also come with six bullet-shaped whiskey stones, which can be chilled in the freezer and then added to your drink to keep it cool without diluting the flavor.

Perfect for enjoying a neat or on-the-rocks whiskey, this whiskey stones gift set makes a great addition to any home bar. 

31. Guitar Whiskey Decanter

Guitar Whiskey Decanter

Introducing the Guitar Whiskey Decanter, the perfect addition to any music lover's home bar.

Whether you strum a tune or simply enjoy sipping whiskey while taking in the sunset, this beautifully handcrafted decanter is the ideal accessory for indulging in your favorite spirits.

32. The Noble Whiskey Tasting Set

The Noble Whiskey Tasting Set

Indulge in the epitome of whiskey appreciation with our exquisite Noble Whiskey Tasting Set.

Crafted for those who understand that fine whiskey deserves a vessel that truly enhances the drinking experience, these bar supplies are designed to elevate your tastings to new heights.

33. Brew Bearer Carrier

Looking for a stylish way to transport your favorite brews? Look no further than the Brew Bearer!

Made from fir wood, this bar tool is engraved with a cool deer antler design, adding a touch of charm to any gathering. Plus, it comes with an attached bottle opener, so you'll always be prepared to crack open a cold one.

With enough room to hold up to 6 bottles, these home bar accessories are perfect for picnics, barbecues, or any outdoor adventure. Add a personal touch by having it engraved with your initials. Cheers to portable beer!

34. Personalized Beer Pitcher

Raise your beer game with our Personalized Beer Pitcher! These home bar accessories hold a whopping 60 oz of your favorite brew, so you'll never run dry. With its sleek design and standing at 9" high, it is the perfect addition to your home bar.

But what really sets this pitcher apart is the sand carving technique used to personalize it. Add your name, initials, or a fun phrase to make it truly unique.

Whether you are hosting a party or just enjoying a beer on your own, this personalized beer pitcher will make every pour feel special. Cheers to customization!

35. Screwed In Stein

Upgrade your drinking experience with our Screwed In Stein! This unique stein holds a generous 17 ounces of your favorite brew and features a solid screwdriver shaped handle.

Made with quality materials, these home bar accessories are dishwasher safe and built to last. Standing at 5.6" tall, it is the perfect conversation starter at your next gathering.

Whether you are a tool enthusiast or just love a quirky twist on traditional drinkware, these bar tools will add some fun to your home bar. Cheers to a screwdriver with a twist!

36. Upside Down Pint Glass with Shot Glass

Looking to add a unique twist to your home bar? Look no further than the Upside Down Pint Glass with Shot Glass!

This clever glassware bar tools combine a traditional pint glass with an attached shot glass that hangs upside down inside. Perfect for serving up a shot alongside your favorite beer, this set is sure to impress your guests.

Whether you are hosting a party or just want to add some flair to your drink collection, the Upside-Down Pint Glass with Shot Glass is a fun and functional addition to any home bar. Cheers to creativity!

37. Whiskey Flight Board

Elevate your whiskey tasting experience with our Whiskey Flight Board. Crafted from mahogany wood, this bar gift for whiskey lover features a shallow basin to rest your favorite glasses and a convenient groove to hold a cigar.

These home bar accessories can hold up to four whiskey glasses, allowing you to sample and compare different whiskey flavors all in one place.

Whether you are hosting a tasting party or simply enjoying a quiet nightcap, our Whiskey Flight Board is a must-have accessory for any whiskey enthusiast. Cheers to sipping in style!

Related: For more gifts for cigar lover, explore our unique collection of cigar accessories that make a perfect gift for him.

38. 19th Hole Pub Sign

Add a touch of vintage charm to your home bar with our 19th Hole Pub Sign. Handmade from durable steel, this custom sign can be personalized with your name and establishment date, giving it a unique and personal touch.

Whether you are hosting a gathering or enjoying a quiet drink, these bar tools will make your home bar the ultimate destination for relaxation and fun.

Hang it on your wall and create a cozy atmosphere that will transport you and your guests to a traditional pub. Cheers to creating your own cozy pub! 

39. Personalized Growler for Bar

Upgrade your home bar with a Personalized Growler! This must-have accessory is perfect for beer enthusiasts who want to showcase their individual style.

Add a custom name and initial to make it truly unique. With three engraving styles to choose from, you can find the perfect design to match your personal taste.

Whether you are hosting a party or just enjoying a drink at home, these home bar accessories will be a conversation starter. Cheers to a bar accessory that stands out from the crowd!

40. Personalized Bar Mat

Complete your home bar setup with a Personalized Bar Mat! These bar supplies not only add a personal touch to your space but also serve a practical purpose.

Made of molded PVC, the slotted surface of the bar mat is designed to capture any spilled drinks, keeping your bar area clean and tidy. With enough room to hold two big glasses and six small glasses, these best bar accessories ensure you have a safe and stable surface to place your drinks.

Customize it with your name or a fun phrase to make it truly unique. Cheers to a personalized bar experience!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What are the top essential home bar accessories for beginners?

If you are just starting to build your home bar, there are a few essential accessories that will elevate your cocktail game. First and foremost, you'll need a cocktail shaker to mix up your favorite drinks. Additionally, a jigger is essential for accurately measuring your ingredients. A muddler is another must-have for crushing herbs and fruits to release their flavors. A cocktail strainer will help you strain out any unwanted bits from your drink, while a mixing spoon is great for stirring and layering cocktails.

Lastly, don't forget a set of high-quality glassware, including rocks glasses, highball glasses, and martini glasses.

Q2. Where to buy home bar accessories?

There are many places where you can buy home bar accessories. If you prefer to shop online, websites like Amazon, Williams Sonoma, and Cocktail Kingdom offer a wide selection of bar tools and glassware. You can also check out specialty stores that cater specifically to bartending supplies.

Q3. What are the different types of bar accessories?

Bar accessories come in a variety of types and styles, each serving a specific purpose. Some common types of bar accessories include cocktail shakers, jiggers, muddlers, strainers, mixing spoons, and glassware.

Other accessories that can enhance your home bar experience include bottle openers, corkscrews, cocktail napkins, ice buckets, ice cube trays, and garnish tools.

Q4. What are the best glassware options to have in a well-stocked home bar?

When it comes to glassware for your home bar, there are a few options that are considered essential. Rocks glasses, also known as old-fashioned glasses, are perfect for serving drinks over ice or neat. Highball glasses are taller and narrower, ideal for cocktails like the classic gin and tonic or mojito. Martini glasses are a must-have for serving elegant and sophisticated cocktails like martinis and cosmopolitans. Additionally, wine glasses are essential if you enjoy serving wine at your home bar.

Related: Explore our collection of scotch glasses to enhance your whiskey-drinking experience.

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Melissa Bajda

About the Author

Melissa Bajda is an gift-giving expert with a decade-long track record of curating gifts that create lasting memories. Her insight into the art of gifting and staying on top of trends by her consistent presence at major gifting trade shows, including her annual participation in NY Now trade show in New York City. With a passion for thoughtful, personalized gifts that truly make an impact, Melissa has built a reputation as a go-to source for unique and meaningful present ideas.

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