Top 10 Bar Tools from a Master Mixologist
You can have the greatest cocktail recipes in the world, but if you're not quite confident in how to mix the drinks—well, let's just say they could put a bad taste in your guests mouths. Expert bartender Brian Means walks us through the right (and very wrong) way to shake up some celebration-worthy beverages...and shares his 10 favorite tools of the trade.
By now, you ought to know how to order an atmospheric cocktail at your favorite bar or club. But do you have the skills—or the tools—to make one at home? Impress your friends at your next party (or maybe some hot girl you want to get to know better?), by getting the top 10 drink-mixing necessities that bartender Brian Means, bar manager at the Fifth Floor Restaurant in San Francisco, says any worthy bartender should have on hand.