Posts Tagged ‘home bar tips’

5 Cocktails to Master for At-Home Bartending

Now that you’ve mastered 7 basic bartending skills and can impress your friends, you need to build a mental library of basic cocktails you can whip up at a moment’s notice! Sure, being able to mix up a complicated drink is sure to delight your guests, and plain beer has its place, but there’s nothing quite like mastering a tried-and-true crowd-pleasing cocktail to level up your parties. Get good at making these 5 cocktails, and your friends are sure to want to stop by anytime for a drink:   Martini What good is a party without someone making a James…

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5 Important DIY Bar-Building Tips

You’ve taken the plunge and decided you’re all-in on building your own at-home bar. That’s great! Maybe this is your first project, or you’re a seasoned DIY-er. Either way, you’re a little hesitant about busting out your saw and nail gun, because you want your home bar to be perfect. Relax! Our experienced bar-building pros can get you started with 5 important tips to help you build your own home bar: Take Your Time to Plan We know you’re excited, but if you rush head-first into this project without taking the proper time and care to plan, you may not…

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Building a Patio Bar: What You Need to Know First

Now that summer is in full swing, you may be thinking of ways to maximize your backyard barbecues and family gatherings. Sure, a cooler of beers in the backyard is perfectly fine, but if you want to take your parties to the next level, a patio bar is an awesome addition. Before you set to work creating that new addition to your shindigs, here’s everything you need to know about building a patio bar, from the bar-building experts at Hardwoods Incorporated: Choose Your Spot First, you need to figure out where you’ll build your new patio bar. In the outdoors,…

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7 Basic Bartending Skills to Master to Rock Your Home Bar

Installing a home bar is the start of a lot of fun: Your house will be the go-to for neighborhood parties, dinners with friends, and to watch Sunday’s game. Are you ready to be the star bartender your friends expect? Do you have the skills to throw together an old fashioned, a margarita, or a manhattan? If you don’t think you’re there yet, don’t worry; the skills needed to make great cocktails are basic and easy to learn! Here’s a quick guide to help you begin learning to make these cocktails and impress your guests. Shaking Shaking is usually included…

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