What should be included in a home bar?

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  • Gin. Lots of people think they don’t like gin.
  • Rum (Light) Essential for mojitos and daiquiris, or just mixing with pineapple juice when you’re feeling lazy.
  • Rum (Dark) Rich and molasses-y.
  • 4 & 5. Tequila (Silver & Gold)
  • Bourbon. Ahh, bourbon, my old friend.
  • Rye Whiskey.
  • 8 & 9.
  • Absinthe.

Additionally, what spirits should you have at home? Vodka.

  • ? Gin.
  • ? Whiskey (Bourbon, Rye and Scotch)
  • ? Rum.
  • ? Tequila and Mescal.
  • ? Bitters.
  • Similarly, what mixers are needed for a full bar?

    • Coke (diet and regular)
    • Sprite.
    • Ginger ale.
    • club soda.
    • tonic.
    • cranberry juice.
    • pineapple juice.
    • grapefruit juice.

    What should I buy for home bar stock?

    • Tips for Stocking Your Home Bar.
    • Brandy.
    • Gin.
    • Rum.
    • Tequila.
    • Vodka.
    • Whiskey.
    • Liqueurs & Cordials.

    How do I stock a bar for a party of 50?

    For a party of 50 guests, that translates to between 12 and 13 dozen beers, 9 dozen mixers and 20 bottles of wine. You can add two bottles of cordial (orange and lime are generally the most popular), a bottle of bitters, and some fruit juice options to diversify the choices without adding too much stock.

    What is bar equipment?

    Bar equipment may include: Glasses: wine, champagne etc. Bottle opener. Can opener. Electric Blender. Cocktail shakers including: “American”, “Standard”, “Boston” and Italian”

    How do you stock a home bar for a party?

    The Home Bar Rules Home Bar Rule #1: Pick alcohol you actually enjoy imbibing. When I first started my own home bar, I only picked spirits that I thought would impress guests when I had them over. Home Bar Rule #2: Start small. Repeat after me: Start small. Gin. Vodka. Bourbon whiskey. Scotch whisky. Tequila. Rum.

    How do you stock a bar for a party of 100?

    100 (guests) x 5 (hours) = 500 drinks. 500 x 0.33 = 170 beers or 7 cases of beer or one ½ barrel sized keg. 500 x 0.33 = 150 glasses of wine, /5 glasses per bottle= 37 bottles of wine. 500 x 0.33 = 150 mixed drinks, /39 servings per 1.75 bottle = four 1.75ml bottles liquor.

    What should a beginner order at a bar?

    Best Drinks To Order At A Bar Cosmopolitan. Moscow Mule. Old Fashioned. Whiskey Sour. Sidecar.

    What are the bar tools and equipment?

    Cocktail Strainer. Corkscrew / Wine Opener. Ice Bucket and Ice Tongs. Jigger / Measurer. Juicer or Citrus Reamer. Knife and Cutting Board. Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons. Shoes.

    What makes a full bar?

    (US) Serving liquor, not only beer and wine (of a bar or restaurant). (catering) Provisioned with standard liquors (vodka, gin, whisky, rum, tequila), together with mixers, but of a middle (inoffensive but inexpensive) grade.

    What are common cocktail ingredients?

    Some basic liquors include gin, rum, bourbon, brandy, whiskey, Cointreau, dry and sweet vermouth, tequila, Kahlua, scotch, and vodka. To expand your drink selection, consider buying a nice cognac and a couple of cordials such as Amaretto, Grand Marnier, Pernod, and triple sec.

    How many bottles of wine do I need for 50 people?

    For example, if you have 100 guests and they will be drinking for about 3 hours, the math would be this: 100 guests X 3 glasses an hour (have to assume this metric) = 300 glasses of wine. 1 Bottle = 6 glasses, so 300/6 = 50 bottles of wine. 12 bottles = 1 case, so you will need a little more than 4 cases of wine.

    How many mixers are needed for a 100 person party?

    Tips Mixer Stock for a Full Bar 10–24 Guests 60–100 Guests Diet Cola 3 Two-Liters 4 Two-Liters Lemon-Lime Soda 2 Two-Liters 4 Two-Liters Tonic 2 Two-Liters 3 Two-Liters

    What are standard bar mixers?

    Mixers Tonic: 1 case. Club soda: 1 case. Cranberry juice: 2 gallons. Orange juice: 1 gallon. Grapefruit juice: 1 gallon. Ginger ale: 1 case. Triple sec: 1 liter. Lime juice: 1 gallon.

    What alcohol is in a basic bar?

    For Manhattans, old fashioneds, and whiskey sours. Vodka is the workhorse of the liquor cabinet, used in basic drinks such as vodka tonics, screwdrivers, and the vodka martini.