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Mix It Up: 12 Pieces of Barware You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

It's time to refresh your setup.

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You’ve got a shaker, a strainer, and the booze. What else do you need? How about a better shaker, for starters? An ice ball maker that is worthy of that top-shelf Manattan? Or a bar spoon. You’re seriously making cocktails without a bar spoon? When it comes to assembling the best cocktail-making tools, barware is sort of like kitchen knives. You could go the easy route and buy a cocktail-making set that matches and comes in a case — or you could cherry-pick from the best barware because making a killer cocktail is the end game. Here’s what you’ll want.

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