You don't need a mustache or suspenders to make good drinks—just these essential tools of the trade.

Hugh Garvey  – December 7, 2020 | Updated December 10, 2020

Thank goodness the days of handlebar-moustachioed, suspender-wearing mixologists hand-carving ice cube by cube are long behind us. All along we just wanted a good drink, and make it snappy! While we can’t wait to get back to the bar when it’s safe to do so, we’re thrilled by the array of pro-style gear available for the home bartender. Here’s the gear you need to mix up a fine cocktail whenever the mood strikes. No wait required.

Essential Cocktail Tools

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