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79 Gifts for the Amateur Bartender

From Travel Cocktail Kits to Edible Insect Bitters

— November 20, 2015 — Lifestyle
Whether the giftee in question prefers shaken or stirred, there are plenty of gifts for the amateur bartender to choose from this holiday season. From insect-infused bitters that will call into question what is inedible to pocket-sized cocktail kits that make sure one is always prepared, there are countless items to choose from.

Since a bar can never have too many tools, spirits and garnishes, it's always fun to gift the amateur bartender in your life with a particularly hard to find bottle or an artisan batch of bitters. In particular, Greenbar Craft Distillery's 'Bar Keep' bitters are entirely organic and come in inventive flavors such as lavender spice.

Additionally, Siempre Tequila is an example of a beautifully bottled craft spirit that combines ancient recipes with contemporary art to create a great-tasting tequila that looks great behind the bar.
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Ruffian Ginger Whiskeys
Ruffian Ginger Whiskeys
The Reilly's Ginger Whiskey Blend Boasts a Bitter Taste
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Cucumber-Flavored Sakes
Cucumber-Flavored Sakes
The TY KU Sake is Now Infused for a More Contemporary Flavor
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Coastal Drink Pads
Coastal Drink Pads
These Wooden Drink Coasters Let You Show Off Coastal Pride
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Soapstone Shot Glasses
Soapstone Shot Glasses
These Shot Glasses are Perfect for Chilling Liquids and Maintaing Taste
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Spicy Tropical Liqueurs
Spicy Tropical Liqueurs
Bols' Flavored Liqueur Now Comes in Exotic Pineapple Chipotle
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Edible Insect Bitters
Edible Insect Bitters
These Insect-Based Biters are Designed to Be Added to Cocktails
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Luxe Limited Edition Liquors
Luxe Limited Edition Liquors
Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon is Simple Yet Savory
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Beer-Wine Hybrids
Beer-Wine Hybrids
The Almanac Farmer's Reserve Grand Cru is Designed to Satisfy Multiple Palates
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Organic Lavender Bitters
Organic Lavender Bitters
These Aromatic Bitters are the Perfect Finishing Touch for Any Drink
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Artist-Inspired Tequilas
Artist-Inspired Tequilas
These Liqueur Bottles Feature Original Designs by Keith Haring
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Indulgent Wine Cocktails
Indulgent Wine Cocktails
The Spritz Cocktail is Perfect For Pampering Your Loved Ones
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Maple Bacon Cocktail Syrups
Maple Bacon Cocktail Syrups
This Flavor Lets People Put a Modern Spin on Old Fashioneds
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Spicy Cocktail Syrups
Spicy Cocktail Syrups
This Craft Ginger Beer Syrup Concentrate is Perfect for Making Cocktails
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Sporty Football Pint Glasses
Sporty Football Pint Glasses
The Touchdown Beer Mug Design Turns Ale into a Drinkable Football
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Meaty Cocktail Straws
Meaty Cocktail Straws
This Decadent Bloody Mary is Topped With a Pepperette Drinking Straw
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Molecular Frosting Tools
Molecular Frosting Tools
Molecule R's Siphon R-Evolution Set Helps Users Enhance Taste and Texture
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Sustainable Drinking Straws
Sustainable Drinking Straws
These Eco-Friendly Drinking Straws are Made from Harvested Wheat
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Vodka Mixology Classes
Vodka Mixology Classes
Deep Eddy Vodka Hosts Signature Cocktail Making Sessions
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Cocktail Recipe Glasses
Cocktail Recipe Glasses
These Bartender Glasses by Hannah Rogge Have Simple Etched-On Recipes
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Gruesome Blood Sodas
Gruesome Blood Sodas
This Tru Blood Pop Flavor Features a Vampire-Inspired Aesthetic
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Illuminating Cocktail Stirrers
Illuminating Cocktail Stirrers
The MixStik Uses Colored Lights to Help You Make the Ideal Cocktail
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Healthy Beverage Blends
Healthy Beverage Blends
The Urban Moonshine Organic Bitters Collection Fuses Booze with Digestives
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Low-Tech Cocktail Tools
Low-Tech Cocktail Tools
This Multifunctional Bartending Tool Helps Users Mix the Perfect Drink
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Shark Jaw Bottle Openers
Shark Jaw Bottle Openers
This Shark-Inspired Bottle Opener Features a Shiny Gold Finish
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Silicone Cocktail Chillers
Silicone Cocktail Chillers
IceLiners Molds Create a Frozen Liquid Lining in Your Cocktail Glass
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Berry Whiskey Bitters
Berry Whiskey Bitters
The Wild Sloe Berry Bitters are the Newest Addition to the Jameson Brand
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Cocktail-Conquering Tools
Cocktail-Conquering Tools
Quench Products' Cocktails Masters Can Turn Anyone into a Bartender
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DIY Flavored Bitters
DIY Flavored Bitters
Sugar and Cloth Explains How to Make Homemade Bitters in Three Flavors
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Extreme Chinese Liquors
Extreme Chinese Liquors
Lumos is the NYC Bar Bringing Baijiu Infusions and Cocktails to America
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Insulated Wine Carafes
Insulated Wine Carafes
This Sleek Vacuum-Sealed Flask Keeps Wine Chilled All Day Long
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Burnt Cocktail Syrups
Burnt Cocktail Syrups
Tippleman's Syrup Burnt Sugar Simple Syrup has a Caramelized Taste
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Educational Mixology Events
Educational Mixology Events
The Bacardi Mixology Theatre Will Teach Professional Bartending Skills
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Twosome Cocktail Kits
Twosome Cocktail Kits
This Ultramodern Moscow Mule Cocktail Set is Designed for Two
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Periodic Copper Cups
Periodic Copper Cups
This Stylish Copper Mug Celebrates the Periodic Element Chart
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Beer Bottle Cocktails
Beer Bottle Cocktails
Mixxtail Drinks Are Presented in a Form Familiar to Bud Light Consumers
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Cocktail-Inspired Cosmetics
Cocktail-Inspired Cosmetics
The Lip Bar Makes Beauty Products That Take After Happy Hour
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Spiked Fruity Sodas
Spiked Fruity Sodas
Daily's Newest Beverage Line Combines Fruit Flavors, Alcohol and Soda
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Charted Beer Posters
Charted Beer Posters
Etsy's Beer Diagram Flow Chart Print Educates Drink Enthusiasts
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Bar-Quality Ice Makers
Bar-Quality Ice Makers
The Shard Ice Box Lets Homeowners Create Clear Ice Like Restaurants Do
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Simplified Homemade Cocktails
Simplified Homemade Cocktails
The White Whale Bold Mixers Ensures People Enjoy Well-Made Drinks
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Ergonomic Cocktail Shakers
Ergonomic Cocktail Shakers
This Handy Device Makes It Easy to Whip Up Amazing Craft Coktails
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Theatrical Cocktail Trays
Theatrical Cocktail Trays
The 'Deconstructed Martini' Experience Lets Bar Patrons Make a Cocktail
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Botanical Cocktail Sodas
Botanical Cocktail Sodas
Q Drinks' Line of Carbonated Beverages is Ideal for Creating Mixed Drinks
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Portable Soda Makers
Portable Soda Makers
The Purefizz Soda Maker Makes Soda Anywhere, Anytime
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Mixologist Luggage
Mixologist Luggage
This Portable Travel Bar is Ideal for Connoisseurs to Make Their Own Cocktails
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Oversized Whiskey Chillers
Oversized Whiskey Chillers
The Rabbit Jumbo Chilling Stones are Crafted from Stainless Steel
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Natural Cocktail Syrups
Natural Cocktail Syrups
'Cola Maison' is a Flavored Syrup Made for Pairing with Whisky
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Artisanally Crafted Spirits
Artisanally Crafted Spirits
Widow Jane Offers Crafted Bourbon That Goes Down Smooth
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Precious Metal Glasses
Precious Metal Glasses
These Copper Mint Julep Cups Are Perfect for Freshly Mixed Cocktails
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Slingshot Bottle Openers
Slingshot Bottle Openers
The 'BRNLY Slingpop' Doubles as Both a Weapon and a Drinking Accessory
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Dissected Beer Holders
Dissected Beer Holders
The Half Pint Glass Splits One's Alcohol Portions in Half
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Premixed Canned Cocktails
Premixed Canned Cocktails
These Mixed Drinks Offer Delicious Boozy Beverages for On-the-Go
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Cocktail-Inspired Card Decks
Cocktail-Inspired Card Decks
These Playing Cards Feature Instructions for Making Classic Cocktails
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Pre-Mixed Cocktail Capsules
Pre-Mixed Cocktail Capsules
The Keurig KOLD Line Now Includes the Union St. Lounge Drink Pods
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All-Natural Maple Waters
All-Natural Maple Waters
BetterSweet Bottles Fresh Maple Water for Organic Consumption
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Cocktail-Flavored Candies
Cocktail-Flavored Candies
These Sweet Gummy Candies Deliver a Subtle Alcoholic Kick
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Robotic Cocktail Bartenders
Robotic Cocktail Bartenders
The Somabar Whips Up Fancy Cocktails So You Don't Have To
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Untippable Barware
Untippable Barware
Mighty Mug's Latest Addition is Barware That Withstands 5 to 10 Pounds of Force
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Healthy Quinoa Whiskies
Healthy Quinoa Whiskies
The Corsair Quinoa Whiskey is Filled with Delicious Protein
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Glassware Whiskey Branding
Glassware Whiskey Branding
The New Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Whiskey Bottle is Meant to Be Seen
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Citrusy Non-Alcoholic Spirits
Citrusy Non-Alcoholic Spirits
This Brand Has Created the World's First Alcohol-Free Spirit
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Connected Cocktail Shakers
Connected Cocktail Shakers
The B4RM4N Smart Shaker and App Helps You Make Perfect Mixed Drinks
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Molecular Mojito Kits
Molecular Mojito Kits
Molecule R's Mojito R-Evolution Kit Stimulates Ones Tastebuds
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Sustainable Sparkling Water Dispensers
Sustainable Sparkling Water Dispensers
This Device Helps Reduce Plastic Bottle Waste
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Beer Bottle Shooters
Beer Bottle Shooters
This Green Glass Shot Glass Set is Made From Recycled Beer Bottle Tops
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Cold Carbonated Coffee
Cold Carbonated Coffee
Coffer's Carbonated Coffee is a Cold and Bubbly Caffeinated Treat
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Travel Cocktail Kits
Travel Cocktail Kits
The Carry On Moscow Mule Cocktail Kit Ensures the Perfect Drink on the Road
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Solid Brass Bottle Openers
Solid Brass Bottle Openers
This Bottle Opener is Machined from a Single Piece of Solid Brass
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Artisan Cocktail Subscriptions
Artisan Cocktail Subscriptions
Cocktail Courier by ShakeStir Delivers Party Supplies in NYC
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Cocktail-Aging Kits
Cocktail-Aging Kits
Master of Malt's 'Mature Your Own Cocktail Kit' Creates Aged Custom Cocktails
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Futuristic Beer Dispensers
Futuristic Beer Dispensers
The 'Stella Artois Nova' is a Beer Draught Dispenser for Commercial Use
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Rustic Tea Cocktails
Rustic Tea Cocktails
Amber Brew's Product Branding Boasts Vintage and Artisanal Elements
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Bottled Vodka Lemonades
Bottled Vodka Lemonades
UV Vodka Lemonade and Margaritas Are Like a Bartender in a Bottle
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Cocktail Belt Bags
Cocktail Belt Bags
This Handy Tool Kit is the Perfect Bartending Accessory
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Aerial Bartender Drones
Aerial Bartender Drones
The Yura Appliance System is a Personal Robotic Bartender
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Boxed Mixology Subscriptions
Boxed Mixology Subscriptions
SaloonBox Has Everything You Need to Make the Perfect Cocktail
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Cocktail-Inspired Sodas
Cocktail-Inspired Sodas
The Freshbe Soft Drinks Target Millennials with Cocktail-Flavored Drinks
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Spherical Cocktail Glasses
Spherical Cocktail Glasses
The 'Quido' is a Globe-Shaped Glass That Totally Contains Your Drink
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Folk Art Tequila Branding
Folk Art Tequila Branding
Siempre Tequila is a New Craft Spirits Brand with Dynamic Packaging
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