How to Build a Respectable Home Bar 

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Sometimes you don't feel like hitting the bars, yet you still require a good drink. Or maybe you just want to impress your friends. We ask Mike Love, owner of the Richmond Professional Bartending Academy, to share a list of the absolute home bar essentials.

"Making a great bar at home can be a blessing and a curse," he says. "It's a blessing in the sense that you can make a variety of drinks with the list below. The curse is your house may become the new local watering hole."

Equipment: Mixing tins, four-prong strainer, 12 pour spouts, one and two ounce jigger, sugar-salt rimmer, eight pint glasses, eight nine-ounce rocks glasses, six martini glasses.

Liquor and Liqueur: Ketel One Vodka, Bulleit Bourbon, Bacardi Superior Light Rum, Hendrick's Gin, Tres Agaves Tequila, Cointreau, Razzmatazz, Peachtree Schnapps, Martini & Rossi sweet and dry vermouth.

Mixers: Sweet and sour mix, orange juice, cranberry juice, Daily's strawberry daiquiri mix, Coke, Sprite, club soda, tonic water, Angostura bitters.

Fruits: Lemons, limes, maraschino cherries and oranges.



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