If you like to mix your cocktails with the precision of a mad scientist, then you need this Cocktail Chemistry Set. It includes a beaker, vials, a shaker and a lab-stand. You can find it at
Embrace your inner rock star and pick up these Cool Jazz ice cube guitar swizzle sticks, available at Verbena for 9 bucks. Just add water, freeze and slip into your favorite groupie’s drink. Party on.
This is a guide (as compiled by my brother, the cocktail barman) to the gadgets and goodies that you really need to stock your home bar/cabinet where you keep the booze.
1. A SHAKER
Elliot recommends a Boston shaker, these are the ones with the glass top. They are apparently better than the three-piece 'traditional' shaker. When I asked why this was Elliot stared into the middle distance with a look of abject horror on his face and...
1. Make a martini
2. Buy these cool drink markers at Perpetual Kid and stick them on/in your martini glasses
The markers have powerful earth magnets so they shouldn't become de-attached while you’re tossing down your beverage. But to be on the safe side, I’d suggest not drinking alone just in case you need to be Heimliched.