How to Stock your Mini Bar

There are many ways to properly stock your mini bar. Whether you have a luxury bar room with a bartender on tap, set up your mini bar in the old man cave, or operate out of your refrigerator, it’s your duty to be knowledgeable about the alcohols that build the bar. You can stock your mini bar with alcohols of your own personal taste — or you can go the extra mile and keep your mini bar stocked with all the ingredients to make the finest cocktails. Jack and Coke is a great two bottle collection, but here’s how to stock your mini bar to make a variety of drinks and drink in style in the comfort of your home.

Vodka

Generally distilled from grains or potatoes, this flavorless liquor is the perfect spirit for mixed drinks. At around 80 proof you can mix this alcohol with almost anythin. Classic vodka cocktails include:

White Russian

Black Russian

Vodka Martini

Screwdriver

Moscow Mule

Vodka Tonic

Cosmopolitan

Campari

Bourbon

Whiskey Sour

Old Fashioned

Manhattan

Mint Julep Sweet Tea

Arnold Palmer

Sazerac

Hot Toddy

Gin

Vesper

Gibson

Martini

Gin & Tonic

Southside

Cucumber Gin Spritz

Scotch

Scotch Tom Collins

Whisper

Scotch Fizz

Scotch Rickey

Rob Roy

Rusty Nail

Rum

Hurricane

Cuba Libre

Pina Colada

Strawberry Daiquiri

Mojito

Sex on the beach

Tequila

Veracruzana

Spanish Fashion

Sangria Maria

Margarita

Paloma

Tequila Sunrise

El Diablo

Mixers and Accessories

Glasswares

Measuring tools

Knives

Shakers

Strainer

Swizzle Stick

Vermouth

Cointreau

Club soda

Tonic water

Cola, Sprite, Ginger Ale

Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Bitters

Sours

Olives, Lemons, Limes, Salt

Ice

 

 

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