Welcome to your guide to basics.
Getting started with making cocktails is easy once you have some of the basic cocktail essentials items, good recipes and you making them a few times.
I recommend some basic home bar essentials to get your home bar going so that you can start making a basic cocktail, but also how to go behind the basics. Then you can make a great cocktail where for a party with close friends or a drink for one.
As you build your home bar what are some the essential home bar liquor you should have? You should have the basics and not go overboard until you figure out what you like making and what you don’t. However you can’t go wrong with the basics. Then you can add stuff like the bitters, syrups and such if you like.
Don’t forgot the glassware. I recommend basic bar drinkware for your bar. A little thing that can make a the presentation of a great cocktail. These glasses with make you ditch solo cups and leave them for the family gatherings for Thanksgiving or Christmas.
There will be a time when you feel like you can level up on making cocktails. That’s when you are going for quality liquor and learning advanced techniques such layering drinks with your bar spoon and applying the fancy lingo.
Until then, enjoy the journey, don’t overthink and savor the moment of how to make a cocktail.[convertkit form=1534207]