5 Ways to Upgrade Your Home Bar This Summer

Give your home bar the seasonal upgrade it needs with these must-have additions.


With the weather getting warmer, having a home bar with the right products is essential for making the most of summer cookouts and crafting delicious cocktails (or mocktails) for you and your friends. Whether you're looking to master the art of mixology or just want to be prepared for spontaneous happy hours, having the right tools will make your home bar the talk of the town.

From martini glasses to margarita makers, here are five products to consider for your home bar upgrade ahead of summer. If you’re new to hosting, these additions will help you craft all your favorite beverages with ease, making your home bar the highlight of the summer. Whether you're throwing a cocktail party or just having a few friends over, the right bar tools can make sure everyone enjoys a delicious, well-crafted drink. So, get ready to upgrade your home bar and make this summer the best one yet!

Bartender Kit with Bamboo Stand: $37.99 (was $39.99) esmula-bartender-kit Make your home bar complete with this 12-piece set of professional bar tools, all in a stylish bamboo stand. Perfect for hosting a cocktail party, the set includes a shaker, jigger, strainer, ice tongs, bottle opener, and corkscrew, plus a booklet of classic cocktail recipes to help you create the perfect drink.

Bartender Cocktail Seasoning Box: $12.99 (was $14.99) dualshine-cocktail-seaosning-box This bar seasoning box is the perfect addition to your home bar. It features three tiers that can hold a variety of ingredients for making cocktails and mocktails. The top tier is great for keeping sugar, salt, and other seasonings. The middle tier is ideal for storing limes and other garnishes, and the bottom tier can be used to store cocktail straws and other small bar tools.

Key West Frozen Concoction Maker: $300.34 (was $399.99) margaritaville-drink-maker Enjoy the perfect margarita every time with the Margaritaville Key West frozen concoction maker. This frozen drink maker features an easy-pour jar and an extra-large ice reservoir that make it easy to create frozen drinks, slushies, and smoothies in just minutes. The machine is easy to use, and with the included recipes, you can make a variety of delicious frozen drinks in no time.

Stemless Margarita Glasses, Set of 6: $25.99 (was $32.99) libbey-margarita-glasses These Libbey stemless margarita glasses are the perfect addition to any home bar. Each glass holds 10.25 ounces and has a classic, yet modern design. The glasses are perfect for serving up delicious margaritas, frozen daiquiris, and other icy cocktails. They are also dishwasher safe. Making them a convenient and classy choice.

Colored Martini Glasses, Set of 6: $22.95 (was $34.95) colovie-martini-glasses Add a touch of color and style to your home bar with these ColoVie martini glasses. This set of six glasses is made of high-quality glass and features a unique and stylish art deco design. Each glass holds 8 ounces and is perfect for serving up colorful cocktails, cosmopolitans, and more. The glasses are dishwasher safe and make a great gift for any home bar enthusiast.

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