Barware Tools: A Simple Guide

Barware Tools: A Simple Guide

There are a variety of barware tools that can be used in a home bar or professional setting, and there are several factors to consider when purchasing them. Here are some things to consider when buying barware:   Functionality Consider what type of drinks you will be making and what tools you will need to […]

Cocktail Strainers: What to Consider When Buying

Cocktail Strainers: What to Consider When Buying

When it comes to making cocktails at home, having the right tools can make all the difference. One essential piece of barware that every cocktail enthusiast should have is a cocktail strainer. A strainer allows you to easily remove ice and other unwanted ingredients from your drink as you pour it into a glass. With […]

Cocktail Jiggers: 5 Things to Look For

Cocktail Jiggers: 5 Things to Look For

A cocktail jigger is a small, hourglass-shaped measuring tool used in the preparation of cocktails. It is typically made of stainless steel, glass, or plastic and is used to measure precise amounts of liquid ingredients. Cocktail jiggers often have a double-sided design, with one side measuring a smaller amount and the other side measuring a […]

Why You Need a Fine Strainer

Why You Need a Fine Strainer

WHAT IS A FINE MESH STRAINER? Known for it’s conical shape, a fine strainer is an essential tool in the kitchen and bar, whether it be for cocktails, baking, or– if you’re my daughter– sifting dirt out in the garden.   USES FOR A FINE STRAINER Obviously, our focus here at A Bar Above is […]

The Art of Mixology, A Simple Guide

The Art of Mixology, A Simple Guide

Mixology is a skill that is enjoyed by many people all over the world. It can be used to create delicious cocktails for yourself or to impress your friends at a party. If you’re interested in learning more about mixology, you’ve come to the right place! Below, we will discuss everything you need to know […]

5 Things to Know About Cocktail Jiggers

5 Things to Know About Cocktail Jiggers

Cocktail jiggers are a must-have for any cocktail lover. But what exactly are they? What’s the reason they were created?  And why are they so important today? Below, we’ll answer all of your questions about them! We’ll explain what they are, their history, and how to use them. Plus, we’ll give you 5 things to […]