24 Boozy Gift Ideas For People Obsessed With Their Home Bar

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A lot of people dream of having their very own home bar. However, this “dream” does not always become a reality given the high cost and effort that are involved with setting up a bar.

If you are lucky enough to have a hardy group of friends or family members who owe you favors, you may want to consider throwing a party and ask them to chip in. Asking for a “contribution” to set up a home bar is a brilliant idea if you are on a moderate budget.

Alternatively, you can also save money by building your home bar using used materials like whiskey barrels, shipping pallets, or even a DIY wine rack that you can build at home.

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1. Japanese Jigger

Our rating: 9 / 10

Japanese Jigger

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This is a great gift for the cocktail aficionado in your life. It’s a cocktail tool that can be used for both the newbie and the expert. It’s made from 100% stainless steel and the measurements are easily observable. What we thought was cool was that the glasses on both sides have built in measurements so you can tell how much liquid has been poured from either side with ease.

The Japanese jigger is easy to clean, simple to read, and will serve you for a lifetime. It’s a nice gift for anyone who loves to have a great time at their home bar.

2. MOFADO Crystal Cocktail Mixing Glass Set

Our rating: 9 / 10

MOFADO Crystal Cocktail Mixing Glass Set

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Pros:

  • 4-piece set
  • Best with aged spirits

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The MOFADO serving set is suitable for both amateurs and professional bartenders. This set is perfect to host an amazing pool party, picnic, BBQ, Birthday, graduation party etc.

They make a great addition to any home bar. Even if you don’t have a bar, these glasses look pretty great in use, they’ll improve the ambiance, and they’re not unreasonable to use for every day drinking. You can preserve the life of your favorite liquor, no matter if it’s whisky, tequila. vodka and other neat spirits for extended periods of time.

3. Jillmo Whiskey Decanter Set

Our rating: 8 / 10

Jillmo Whiskey Decanter Set

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Pros:

  • Loaded with excellent features
  • Arguably the best decanter on the market
  • Contains pouring spout and stopper
  • Made of considered high-quality glass
  • Aesthetic design – aesthetically pleasing to the eye
  • Large capacity!

The Jilmo whiskey decanter is considerably large compared to other whiskey decanters. This glass is made of borosilicate (hard) glass. This decanter is a lot heavier than you would expect. You can use it to store and pour many sorts of drinks.

Given its size, this decanter could fit almost any size of table you have. Not only is it large, but it can store and serve as many drinks as possible. This decanter is a fantastic way to decorate your bar. It's no wonder it's one of the decanters on our top as one of the best whiskey decanters on the market.

This decanter is design to keep a constant temperature so your drinks are not overheated. The decanter also comes with a stopper so you can ensure the whiskey is not kept from transferring to your glass. The only minor downside is that it gets heavy when full.

4. Top Rated Zulay Premium Quality Metal Lemon Lime Squeezer

Our rating: 8 / 10

Top Rated Zulay Premium Quality Metal Lemon Lime Squeezer

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Pros:

  • Premium high-grade metal construction
  • 2 in 1 design doubles in functionality
  • Infinite usage scenarios
  • Easy to clean

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The Zulay Premium Quality Metal Lemon Lime Squeezer is a multi-purpose tool that is designed to replace multiple traditional kitchen tools. This citrus press is useful for squeezing freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice, or it can be converted into a zester for cutting and removing the rind of citrus fruit and vegetable, including:

Measurement markings on the tube can be used to gauge how much citrus juice is being extracted.

5. Bodum Pavina Glass

Our rating: 8 / 10

Bodum Pavina Glass

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The Pavina Double-Wall glass is a mouth-blown product that's designed not shatter even if you drop it. The glass looks fantastic. It's so sturdy and fits in your hand so well it makes even the worst beer taste good!

If you want the type of glass that'll truly inspire you to get a little tipsy, try out the Pavina Double-Wall beer mug. Made from thick glass, it's as durable as it is gorgeous. It comes in a set of two and measures in at 6.7" x 2.8".

Different from most glasses that have a classic tulip shape, the Pavina Double-Wall beer mug has a more flattened top. This results in cleaner lines that make the glass look a little more modern, a little more casual, and very, very appealing.

6. Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler

Our rating: 8 / 10

Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler

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This growler is the genuine thing. Crafted by artisans in the chilly wilds of Canada, this beer growler is the real deal. They offer the world’s largest selection of travel growlers. This growler’s size measures up to 64 ounces, which is enough room for one fill-up. The company states that the growler will keep your beer cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. This growler is made with high quality 304 stainless steel, meaning this growler will last a lifetime.

For an added bonus, you can buy one of the company’s pint glasses, which they will personalize with your name or choose from one of their designs. This pint glass is designed to fit perfectly inside the growler.

Aside from price, this can be nitpicked. Users report that the company is a little difficult to work with, but that it is a one-time issue. It is also noted that this company does not seem to be very versatile in its products, as most of them are of the bottle-growler variety.The other issue is that the company does not offer a discount for buying multiple growlers, pint glasses, and/or designs.

7. YIHONG FBA_USYH010001 Set of 8 Stainless Steel Straws

Our rating: 8 / 10

YIHONG FBA_USYH010001 Set of 8 Stainless Steel Straws

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Pros:

  • Made of food-grade silicone
  • Food-grade silicone construction, non-toxic
  • Bendable and easy to clean
  • Widely use, such as home bar, office and camping etc.
  • Safe to use and durable
  • Good novelty, fun design
  • Ideal for cold, soda and other beverages
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor use
  • Great for home, BBQ, party, hotel, office, bar etc.
  • It wouldn’t let your drink’s delicious flavor go to waste

Cons:

  • Wash before use
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Do not use silicone oil to clean
  • Do not use bleach
  • Be careful when using and throwing-in so as to avoid sharp objects and cause injury

Color, Fits most Drinks, Filter Drinking Straws for Baby Kids, Portable Outdoor Activities.

When you’re ordering this set, there will be two sets of straws in each set. One set of three different colored straws includes yellow, red and blue. The second set includes black, white and green. However, the silicone might not be as soft as a regular straw.

8. Buruis 9 Bottles Metal Wine Rack

Our rating: 8 / 10

Buruis 9 Bottles Metal Wine Rack

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If you feel like your collection of booze is running out of space and you need to organize it, then the Buruis 9-bottle metal wine rack is a great option to look into. This wine rack is made from high-quality metal and has a bronze finish to complement all styles and decor schemes.

It is highly space efficient and is able to hold nine bottles of wine. The construction of this product is also sturdy, so you can be sure that it will last you a long time. This product is also lightweight, so moving it from one location to another will be no sweat.

The Buruis 9-bottle wine rack is a high-quality wine rack. The main advantage of this product is that it is a multi-purpose wine rack that you can use for almost any bottle or container. It is also suitable for both red and white wines. The metal rack is also quite sturdy and will last you for a long time. The Buruis 9 bottles wine rack is highly adjustable too. Even if the wine rack is not completely sturdy, this should not be a problem. You can simply place it slightly slanted.

9. Crafthouse by Fortessa Professional Barware by Charles Joly Stainless Steel and Glass Smoking Box

Our rating: 8 / 10

Crafthouse by Fortessa Professional Barware by Charles Joly Stainless Steel and Glass Smoking Box

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Pros:

  • Special compartment for ice
  • There are two handy compartments at the top of the box where you can store your small accessories and tools
  • Comes with great design and solid construction
  • Perfect for use at home, at office, or for travel
  • Durable and sturdy
  • Won’t break easily

Cons:

  • Quite pricey
  • Smaller in size
  • Can be easily damaged by metal utensils

If you’re a fan of smoking cocktails and fine cheeses, then this smoking box may come in handy. With enough space to store a whole bottle of wine, or one or two bottles of vodkas, you’ll be able to enjoy a long smoke session with your favoured beverage.

We love the fact that the smoking box by Charles Joly comes with a special compartment for ice cubes. This will allow you to add the ice to your drink before you smoke it. Simply put your drink over the ice cubes and then smoke the whole thing.

The smoking box by Charles Joly is made from stainless steel and glass, and it comes with a handheld smoker that will allow you to infuse the smoke. The handheld smoker will give you the freedom to move around the place and not have to worry about staying over the smoking box.

10. Best Choice Products Outdoor Patio Wicker Bar Counter Table Backyard Furniture

Our rating: 8 / 10

Best Choice Products Outdoor Patio Wicker Bar Counter Table Backyard Furniture

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Pros:

  • Solid sturdiness
  • Ideal for entertaining group of people
  • Comes with back cushions
  • Sturdy solid construction

This outdoor patio furniture set is a must have if you had a smaller backyard and could use a sturdy table for wine and cheese. For the price you’ll pay, you get two armless chairs, two cushions, one table with two shelves, and two sets of coasters that you can store in the table when you’re not using them.

The cushions have a mesh fabric which prevents fraying and allows them to be washed by removing them. The table with the storage is made from weather-resistant PVC material and it’s a very sturdy construction.

If you’re looking for a garden furniture set that’ll stand the test of time, this is a good deal.

11. 3D Skull Flexible Silicone Ice Cube Mold Tray

Our rating: 8 / 10

3D Skull Flexible Silicone Ice Cube Mold Tray

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Pros:

  • This mold tray produces four giant skull cubes, and can be used to make large round ice cubes as well
  • The skull cubes are made from 100% FDA food grade silicone, are BPA-free and non-toxic
  • The silicone mold is very flexible, allowing you to move the skull cubes before removing them from the mold
  • The tray is flexible as well, meaning you no longer have to worry about the ice cracking, especially if you tend to place ice into glasses by putting pressure on them
  • The silicone mold is very easy to use, being dishwasher safe and can be easily handwashed

Cons:

  • The silicone molds do not create ice with a transparent look
  • Do not use these silicone molds in the oven
  • The silicone is a little difficult to pull out of the mold due to its sticky nature

The silicone Skull Ice Cube Mold is a silicone mold tray that you can use to make oversized ice cubes to be used inside of your beverage containers. It is an ideal ice cube tray for skull-themed parties, Halloween parties, scary events, or to give out as gifts for your friends and family.

This ice mold features a skull pattern that has a detailed set of teeth and a cross bone shape. The ice cubes made with this mold will be about twice the size of regular ice cubes, and they will even make a perfect round ice cube.

12. Areaware Bottle Opener in Walnut

Our rating: 8 / 10

Areaware Bottle Opener in Walnut

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Pros:

  • Multipurpose
  • Designed in Europe with care
  • Handcrafted in New York

This one is perfect for the person who loves enjoying a cold one. This great looking and functional beer opener is small (2.5" L X 2.5" W X 4.25" H) and big enough to get the job done without causing a fuss.

Made from walnut wood, it is thin and can fit anywhere. You’ll only have to wind it up to open the bottle and then unwind it to return the cap to the opener. The opener works as advertised and looks great while doing it. It is also a great conversation starter, especially when you reveal that the opener works by hand. If you’re looking to win over your friends, then this is the opener for you.

13. Cocktail Picks Stainless Steel Martini Picks Reusable Olive Picks Garnish Skewer Fruit Toothpicks

Our rating: 8 / 10

Cocktail Picks Stainless Steel Martini Picks Reusable Olive Picks Garnish Skewer Fruit Toothpicks

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Pros:

  • Great design
  • Function perfectly
  • Free of lead and BPA

Cons:

  • The serrated edge is not sharp enough so cutting is sometimes difficult.
  • Summary:

24 Pieces, Set of 4.

24 Boozy Gift Ideas For People Obsessed With Their Home Bar.

The picks are of great size and excellent for picking up olives and garnishing. They add a classy look to your cocktails. The picks can also be used as an ice cream cake pick which is a nice added touch.

14. "Prince of Wales" Bitters Bottle

Our rating: 8 / 10

"Prince of Wales" Bitters Bottle

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A good set of bitters is always appreciated by a cocktail connoisseur. But you’re probably not going to find someone who says, “Look at that lovely set of bitters I got for Christmas!” Barspoons are always a good bet. A pepper grinder is a good fit, too. If you find someone who’s big into bitters, consider a bitters bottle.

The Prince of Wales bottle is an 11.5-ounce bottle with top in the shape of a dasher. The bottle’s base is made from a clear glass with the smaller diameter of just 3.75 inches. The cone-shaped dasher is made of steel, and the collar is made out of acrylic with the markings and the words done in silver chrome.

The bottle has a bunghole, from which you can extract the liquid inside. The bottle comes with a ball stopper, and you can get an oak stand.

15. Barbuzzo Top Shots

Our rating: 7 / 10

Barbuzzo Top Shots

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These glasses are a conversation starter. People go nuts for them! We were so pleased with them that we decided to get a back up set so we would never run out.

They are very well constructed, and we love that they are made from recycled beer bottles. Each glass comes with a skewer so you can practice your bartending skills.

The only downside to these glasses is that they are extremely fragile. It is best to hand wash them, and handle with care.

16. W&P Pineapple Cocktail Shaker

Our rating: 7 / 10

W&P Pineapple Cocktail Shaker

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If this shaker was a person, they’d be a bit of a giant fruit salad as they’re known to have come from the most obscure parts of the world. W&P has created this premium cocktail shaker with high quality 18/10 stainless steel. This cocktail shaker features a gorgeous design that has a smooth, elegant and high-end appearance, especially welcome at crowded parties.

With everything from the 100% stainless steel to the glass top, it’s nearly impossible to find a flaw in this cocktail shaker. It can be used to make both short drinks and long drinks, but it’s recommended that the glass top be removed for long drinks in order to reduce the amount of shaking required.

The top gives you a proper seal to prevent any and all of the ingredients from spilling out.

17. Natural Black Slate Stone Coasters

Our rating: 7 / 10

Natural Black Slate Stone Coasters

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Pros:

  • Offers stylish design and soft touch
  • Comes with a durable mortar coaster holder
  • Easy to clean and store

Cons:

  • Its edges are a tad rough
  • It is very thin and may not be very durable

Each coaster measures approximately 4 x 4 x 0.5 inches

This set of coasters comes with a mortar coaster holder that can be easily stored in a cabinet but looks stylish when displayed on table top. This coaster set is made from soft touch polypropylene that provides a non-skid surface and prevents drinks from spilling. It is easy to clean with a damp cloth.

18. Cocktail Mixology Wall Art Print

Our rating: 6 / 10

Cocktail Mixology Wall Art Print

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Pros:

  • Convenient – this wall art can be mounted on the wall with no frame and is easily removable if desired
  • Quality – the smooth gloss photo paper print looks and feels good in your home or office
  • Our graphic designer has created a thoughtful arrangement of the 1D bottle and the glasses, with champagne in the center compartment
  • Our pictures are printed and stocked in the USA with eco-solvent ink
  • Safe – the print is mounted on a stiff, sturdy, non-tear high-quality auto grade paper
  • Convenient – we ship to you worldwide (some restrictions apply)
  • Proudly offered by Haus and Hues – we ship throughout the USA and Canada and have customers in over 80 countries. We have sold thousands of happy customers stress free
  • Quality work – we utilize whitest, thickest, most durable paper stock available

This is a functional home decor piece. The glassware is not included.

The Cocktail Mixology Wall Art Print is a stylish conversation starter that will be at home on any wall. It comes shipped in a heavy duty poster tube that provides maximum protection to the canvas print, making this a great gift option for family and friends or a special treat to yourself for your home or office.

19. Whiskey Stones Gift Set by Thorsen Tavern

Our rating: 6 / 10

Whiskey Stones Gift Set by Thorsen Tavern

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Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Refreshingly cold
  • Made of durable granite
  • Pretty presentation
  • Comes with a flask
  • Comes with tongs
  • Comes with 2 glasses

Cons:

  • Doesn’t chill whiskey as much as ice
  • Since they’re solid, they’re a little large for some glassware

This unique gift set is a great introduction into the world of whiskey stones. It includes everything you need to get started with … as well as a few stylish accessories that any whiskey lover will appreciate.

This four-pack whiskey chiller set comprises four stainless-steel chilling stones, tongs, two whiskey glasses, and a flask that contains 100% American-grown spirit.

The whiskey stones in this set are made of 100% solid granite, and they'll chill your whiskey or scotch without melting thanks to its insulating vacuum effect.

20. The Kings County Distillery: Whiskey Notes: Tasting and Distilling Logbook

Our rating: 6 / 10

The Kings County Distillery: Whiskey Notes: Tasting and Distilling Logbook

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Pros:

  • Logbook has space for information on a whiskey drinker's favorite bourbons
  • Perfect gift for a whiskey lover

The Kings County Distillery is a New York based distillery that makes award-winning whiskies. They are particularly famous because they use organic grains.

This whiskey journal is a crafty gift you can give to your whiskey loving friends. It has plenty of spaces for the drinker to write down notes on the whiskies that they have tried. Information like aroma, drinkability, and the distiller can be included as well.

This whiskey tasting logbook even has space for tasting and distilling notes for up to 20 different whiskies and has the added benefit of having a personal letter from the distillery authenticating its authenticity. In addition to tasting notes, space is also provided for information like aroma, liquor, and proof.

21. By Colin Spoelman

Our rating: 6 / 10

By Colin Spoelman

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Pros:

* Wonderful photographs
* Introduction to whiskey making

If you run a distillery or just happen to love whiskey, you should check out this top-selling whiskey book that offers you 65 handmade whiskey recipes. Each whiskey comes with helpful tasting notes and run the gamut of classic drinks to sippers made with bourbon or gin, to rye.

The pages also include detailed information on the different methods used to flavor, color, age, and distill whiskey and include a detailed whiskey-making timeline.

22. Ivation 18 Bottle Dual Zone Thermoelectric Red & White Wine Cooler/Chiller Counter Top Wine Cellar

Our rating: 5 / 10

Ivation 18 Bottle Dual Zone Thermoelectric Red & White Wine Cooler/Chiller Counter Top Wine Cellar

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Pros:

  • Decent price point
  • Digital temperature display
  • Makes a nice addition to the kitchen

Cons:

  • Can’t be partly filled
  • Temperature display is difficult to read
  • Handles can’t be removed

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For entertaining backyard guests, the Ivation 18 Bottle Wine Cooler is a great choice and a lot of fun to use. It’s made of stainless steel with smoked glass door and includes a digital thermometer. It’s easy to access bottles and has a double zone for red or white wine. This wine cooler can keep a variety of beverages cold including water, beer or even soft drinks.

The unit is BPA free and environmentally safe also. It’s compact and inexpensive so it makes a great gift for anyone with a passion for cooking and entertaining.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What do you get someone who loves alcohol?

Drinks are a common gift item for people with their home bar set up. They are the type of gifts that are not only fun and a little unique, but also a great way to celebrate someone else’s love for alcohol. There are many kinds to choose from and in this section, we take you through 24 options, so you can choose the right type of gift for the right person on your gift list.

What is the best alcohol for a gift?

Alcohol is far more than simply a drink. It’s a statement of the person who gave it to you. The exact kind of alcohol or how much you’re given says a lot about the giver and the relationship you share. That’s why we compiled this list of alcoholic gift ideas.

Each person on this list is someone whose home bar we’d love to sit around and enjoy a round with. If you’re lucky enough to have any of these people in your life, you should look into getting them one of these drinks. If you’re not fortunate enough, just buy a bottle of whatever you like for yourself and pretend they gave it to you.

What do you buy for an alcoholic?

First, if you’re asking yourself this question, maybe you shouldn’t give them booze. However, it’s a fairly common dilemma, and we’re here to help with 24 gift ideas that will please anyone who loves making and sipping their own drinks.

What are the essentials for a home bar?

Any home bar needs to get your liquids, liqueurs, and spirits. If you prefer vodka, for instance, purchase a good-quality, cheaper vodka like Absolut. Avoid big brands that are pricier but have no recognizable difference between the quality of the spirit inside.

If you like beer, get several different kinds such as dark, hoppy styles, lagers, pilsners, and wheat beers. Find a local microbrew if possible and just a few bottles of your favorite big brands.

Conclusion

What makes an incredible Christmas gift for a well rounded home cocktail enthusiast? This list certainly has some inspiration and you might even find your next holiday gift already on the list. Whatever your occasion, there is a home cocktail enthusiast on your shopping list. This list has hopefully given you the confidence to find the perfect gift for your cocktail connoisseur.

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