Shot glasses For precise mixing or for the inevitable end-of-the-night shots.
Corkscrew A no-brainer for anyone who drinks wine.
Bottle opener Make your fancy cocktails, but there's always someone wanting a beer.
Blender Someone will ask you for a margarita.
Zester Add that lemon, lime or orange garnish to your drinks.
Cocktail shaker This simple tool elevates just about any drink you make.
Bar spoon For when the shaker doesn't do the trick.
Strainer Just because a drink is better cold doesn't mean it needs the ice floaters.
Muddler Mojito, julep or old-fashioned? A muddler is your friend.
Ice bucket, crusher, scoop A tray of ice is good enough for your day-to-day, but not for a party. Step it up.