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What basic equipment do you need to make alcoholic drink recipes?

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In addition to stocking a number of different types of alcohols and drink mixers, there are a number of bar tools that every amateur or professional bartender should have, including a bottle opener, corkscrew, cutting board, jigger, juice squeezer, long cocktail spoon and a standard shaker. Other important items to have include a vegetable peeler, cocktail napkins, a set of knives, glassware, ice bucket and a strainer.

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What basic equipment do you need to make alcoholic drink recipes?
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In addition to the tools needed to make alcoholic drinks, there are a number of different alcohols each bar, such as a home bar, should have. These include two kinds of rum (light and dark), two kinds of tequila (gold and silver), two kinds of vermouth (dry and sweet), plus one bottle each of absinthe, bourbon, Cointreau, gin, rye whiskey and vodka.

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