No matter whether you are looking for new cocktail books, ingredients or tools, September is a great month to add some little upgrades to your home bar. As the weather heats up, these cocktail accessories will go a long way to lifting your cocktail game.
The Simple Syrup Co. Crawley’s Bartender Vanilla Bean Syrup
If you are looking to lift you syrup game beyond simple, then you can’t go past the wonderful dark Vanilla Bean flavours of this Vanilla Bean Syrup. Suspended in natural caramels, the Vanilla Bean scrapping in this syrup makes is perfect for a variety of cocktails, from light hearted Mojitos to an Espresso Martini.
Available through Nicks for $AUD27.99
Anchor Ice Cube Tray
Add a bit of fun to your cocktails this spring with this novelty ice in the shape of anchors. Whether you are looking to provide stability to your G&T or launch your Rum Cocktails on the high seas, these cubes will add whimsy to cocktail hou
Available through Only Bitters for $AUD14.95
StrangeLove Fancy Lemonade
Crisp & perfectly balanced, StrangeLove’s new Fancy Lemonade is the perfect accessory for your springtime home bar. Tasting like the Lemonade you remember as a kid, the homemade lemonade recipe uses Australian Lemons grown in Mildura, with delicate, crisp clementine oil and high-spec lemon extract.
Available from the StrangeLove website for $AUS60 per carton (24 x 180ml bottles).
Über Bar Tools C-Press – Citrus Press
With a sleek, polished aluminium exterior, the Über C-press™ uses strength and performance to juice limes and lemons in seconds. Perfect for all sorts of cocktails, the reinforced pivot points for increased durability and strength.
Available through Only Bitters for $AUS24.95
Green Palm Tree Cocktail Swizzle Sticks
As the weather heats up, why not add a tropical touch to your cocktails with these vibrant green palm swizzle sticks. Great for tropical or Tiki drinks, these sticks come in a pack of 250.
Available through Barware for $21.90
The Book Of Vermouth
A celebration of the greatest cocktail staple, Vermouth, this book includes up to 100 modern and classical cocktail recipes. As Vermouth grows in popularity, the book also gives insights into the types, history and botanicals that create this a fortified wine.
Available from amazon for $US22.09
Maidenii Dry Vermouth
Maidenii Dry was created with the martini in mind. However the versatility of this style means that it is just as delicious drunk straight, with a dash of Tonic or with a larger measure of Gin.
Available from Dan Murphy‘s for $AUD45.95
Uber Bar Tools A-SWIZZ™
Inspired by trailblazing Hong Kong bartender, Antonio Lai, the A-Swizz™ makes swizzling effortless and pleasurable. This is definitely an essential tool for every mixologist and home cocktail enthusiast (and it looks pretty cool too).
Available from Amazon for $US38.39