If you're in the practice of having an occasional
drink, then having the correct barware is a nice
touch that will enhance the experience. If you're
planning on having a cocktail party or having
to mix drinks quickly then the correct bar equipment
is absolutely essential.
When you're first getting started, having a three
to five piece beginning bar set and cocktail napkins
should be sufficient. Beginning bar sets usually
include a shaker, bar-spoon, and strainer. As
you continue making drinks, however, your further
investment in the proper tools will continue to
enrich the experience and allow you to make a
wider variety of drinks.
You may also want to peruse the recommended
alcohols if you're putting together a home