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Holiday Gift Guide
Stock their sideboards with these mixology-approved treats. Nothing says “tis the season” like a gift-wrapped bender.
For the bartender on your list, 6 gifts that scream, “don’t just stand there, make me a drink. (P.S. I love you.)”
Vintage Curves and Lines.
Josef Hoffmann’s 1912 decanter creation is hand-painted, mouth-blown crystal and guaranteed to blow the lucky recipient’s mind. Series B Decanter, Table Art $1,436.
Twist ‘N Sparkle
Add bubbles to your cocktails glass by glass with iSi’s new sparkling wand. Williams-Sonoma, $49.95.
Kitsch Bottle Openers
Pair a colorful Chinese Peking mask-inspired beer bottle opener with a handlebar mustache corkscrew and your gift recipient will be armed and ready for the next dinner party. Sourcing Map, $2, and Fred Flare, $14, respectively.
Ice Cube Shot Glasses
Scene: You’re cozy next to the fire place and someone yells “shots.” Yeah, you’re in, but you like to chill your sip first — that’s what we call stylish shooting. Enter the ingenious shot glass made of ice. Need we say more? Perpetual Kid, $7.
The Flavor Bible
Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg’s Flavor Bible has been called the bartender’s bible by our Raw Geniuses. Keep it stashed in your sideboard to reference when crafting new cocktails of your own. Amazon, $23.