17 Must-Have Bar Accessories for the Ultimate Home Bar

Updated on March 28, 2023 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 17 must-have home bar accessories!

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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 bar tool 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.Bar Mixing Pitcher

Bar Mixing Pitcher is an essential accessory for any home bar. It is designed to mix multiple drinks or make a large batch of one drink. These home bar accessories typically have a heavy weighted base and thick 1⁄4" walls, making them perfect to make stirred drinks with ice.

You can easily make two drinks in this stirring glass with a long handle and convenient spout. The unique shape of these bar tools also help ensure that your drinks are evenly mixed.

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 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.

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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.

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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.


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