What It Is...

Types of Bartools

Your bar equipment is a valuable asset and these tools can be your aid in creating the perfect cocktail. Below is a list of the basic barware and tools you'll need to get the job done right.

Cocktail Shaker

Primarily used to mix drinks that use ingredients that are hard to combine smoothly, such as - liqueurs, creams, fruit juices, etc...

Bar Strainer

A round stainless steal tool with a coiled spring and handle used to strain fruit, ice, and pits from a cocktail.

Bottle Opener

An opener for removing caps or corks from wine and liquor bottles.


A double-ended bar measure used to get exact measurements needed while mixing cocktails. Usually has a 1 ounce measure on one end and a 2 ounce measure on the opposite.


An electric blender is used to make many cocktails that need puree fruit, whip cream, or frozen drinks.

Ice Bucket and Tongs

Used to keep ice cubes at the bar for long durations.


The citrus zester is used for zesting lemons, limes and oranges. The five holes at the edge of the blade are ideal for removing strips of citrus rind.