15 Cool Bartending Tools: A Way To Work In Style

15 Cool Bartending Tools: A Way To Work In Style

Everyone will surely rave at your cool cocktails in this video .

All craftsmen have a group of tools that they always use to get their jobs done. Potters have their wheel, carpenters with their hammer, needleworkers have their needles. For bartenders, their mostly used tools are the cocktail shaker, jigger and bar spoon. 

Since bartending is considered a craft, bartenders also have to ensure that they do their work with attention to detail and make their creations pleasing, after all, we eat or in this case, drink with our eyes first. Aside from the basic ones, there is also an array of tools that are not just useful but are also cool. Some of them are novelty items and are not really necessary but they do help bartenders do their work in an elevated way by providing a delicious beverage and an amusing show. 

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15 Cool Bartending Tools

Check out these amazing tools that you can add to your bar to upgrade it. They are not hard to like and will surely enhance the customers’ drinking experience. There is a whole other list of essential bar tools and equipment that every bar must have that you can see here. For now, let’s stick to the unique and cool ones. 

1. Gold Bartending Set

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Normally, a bar would contain the most basic of tools such as cocktail shaker, jigger, bar spoon and many more. People would recognize them but not enough to amuse them. Perhaps, a sparkling gold bartending tool set will catch their attention. Not only are they functional but also fashionable. 

If you’re interested, check out Barillio’s Cocktail shaker set, a superb choice which comprises a shaker, jigger, muddler, liquor pourers, a velvet bag for storage and recipe booklets containing amazing cocktail recipes.. The tools are made from the highest quality stainless steel. You can have it in gold or if you want something more sophisticated, it’s also available in rose gold.  

2. Ice Mold

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Scooping up ice cubes from the bucket is easy enough, why not make something unusual and more interesting? Surely, people are amazed when they see a spherical ice in their glass of whiskey. It’s actually pretty easy as it works the same way as a regular ice tray, it just differs on the material, shape and overall structure. Since they are bigger, they also tend to melt slower. 

Round ice is the most popular kind to use when ice cubes get too boring. They get people wondering how the bartender is able to come up with it. The design of the mold is what actually gets the trick done. They are made from silicone for easy removal once the ice is ready and the whole at the top part is where the water goes through so it fills the mold and gets its shape ready. There are other extreme molds that might interest you like the skull and rose

3. Antique Map Coasters

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If you are tired of getting wet glass marks on your countertop, have a go at these awesome coasters that are printed with an antique map. They are made from natural sandstone and are about 4 inches in diameter and one half inch thick, suitable for almost any type of glass. To protect your surface from scratches scuff and from sliding, these coasters have a natural cork backing. 

Treat your customers with a picture of the archaic world and at the same time, keep your station clean and organized.  Surely, they’ll notice and admire the intricate details on the coasters and maybe even be interested in owning a set. 

4. 3-Bottle Revolving Liquor Dispenser

3-Bottle Revolving Liquor Dispenser - AdvancedMixology

You may be used to seeing bottles of liquors stacked in a shelf at the back of the bar but one look at this contraption, surely your interest will be piqued. The 3-bottle liquor dispenser has a stand made from stainless steel and can hold 3 bottles of liquor placed invertedly for easy and quick pouring with its precise portion control design. It also rotates so it’s convenient when you have to dispense the next liquor. 

This dispenser is perfect for liquors that are commonly used in cocktails so you won’t have to run around and browse your shelves looking for a particular drink. It is great for entertaining guests at parties as well. 

5. Electronic Wine Decanter with Bluetooth Speakers

Technology seems to be present everywhere, even at the bar. One example would be this awesome decanter. What makes this wine decanter set special is that the machine on which the decanter is placed is what gets the job done in 5 - 10 minutes. No more waiting for a long time to experience some good wine. Its technology sets off a circular motion that swirls the wine, allowing for a superior aeration. 

That’s not the only treat, it also allows you to connect to your phone via bluetooth so you can play your favorite songs, how cool is that? So, while you wait, you won’t get bored because you’ll be listening to some awesome tunes. It’s battery-operated so you can bring it anywhere you like. This is definitely a cool way to decant your wine and impress your guests. 

6. Jigger with Handle

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A jigger is usually a double-sided measuring tool that is shaped like an hourglass. When the bar is swarming with thirsty customers, you naturally do things faster and as a consequence of hurrying, you may spill your liquors while measuring and get them on your hands. To remedy this, a jigger with a handle will keep your hands clean from liquor spillage. Now, it looks more like a hammer rather than an hourglass because of the handle. 

This jigger has measurements of ¼ - 1 oz. on one side and ¾ oz. on the other. It is made from stainless steel and the handle is  ergonomically designed. With the handle, your ordinary jigger is upgraded and makes measuring liquors easier. 

7. Bar-themed Cocktail Picks

Bar-themed Cocktail Picks - AdvancedMixology

Martinis are known for its olive garnish on a toothpick but these decorative cocktail picks will surely steal the show. As you can see, there are different designs that are all related to the bar, a perfect delight for both the bartender and the customer. 

The shaft of these adorable little picks are made from stainless steel and the heads from pewter which means they are reusable. You can stick not just olives with it but any garnish and they will hold it in place.They are a fun way that elevates the both the garnish and the drink. 

8. Pineapple Cocktail Shaker

Pineapple Cocktail Shaker - AdvancedMixology

There are countless cocktails that make use of pineapples, perhaps the most prominent one is the classic piña colada. This cocktail shaker designed to look like a pineapple is a clever and cool way to honor the iconic fruit. It is made from stainless steel with gold plating to resemble the color, but it is also available in other colors like black, copper, silver and white.

It comes in a cute box so it makes a fantastic gift as well. It is a unique way of mixing up drinks to make delicious cocktails and when not in use, it can serve as an eye-catching decorative piece.  

9. Fruit keg tapping kit

Fruit keg tapping kit - AdvancedMixology

Want a fun and innovative way to contain delicious and refreshing drinks? Use the fruit! This keg tapping kit utilizes the fruit’s shell to contain and dispense drinks, perfect for summer. This brand not only offers the keg tap but also a 2-in1 coring tool and scoop and a set of instructions that’s easy to follow with bonus recipes, all for a lesser price. 

You can use a hollowed out fruit that’s big enough to hold as much of your chosen beverage, either a watermelon or a pumpkin. It’s undeniably creative and is sure to catch the people’s attention. It may require some work and effort to assemble but it’s definitely worth it. 

10. Mason Jar Shot Glasses

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Anything that is miniature always seems to make people smile and giddy. Mason jars are awesome whether as containers or decorative items. But, make them small, you get cute little shot glasses. Just like a normal-sized mason jar, these mini ones have lids too. These are perfect for any occasion and each one measures 2 ounces. Another cool detail about is instead of “mason jar”, the words “mason shooter” are embossed on each of them. 

They are made from premium glass, making them sturdy and durable. The lids also have a white seal inside to make sure they don’t leak. Both glasses and lids are free from lead and BPA. These cool mason shot glasses have really turned taking shots to a whole new and cute level. 

11. Electric Wine Bottle Opener

Electric Wine Bottle Opener - AdvancedMixology

Electric wine bottle openers are a huge thing now and are becoming common, but no one can say that they are not cool. Unlike the traditional way where you have to exert effort and time to get the cork out, this innovative device does the job for you. All you have to do is press one or two buttons and it will do its thing. 

Having a device like this promotes an efficient way of removing the foil of wine bottles as well as removing the cork without breaking it. It is rechargeable so you can bring it anywhere other than the bar. If you want more choices, check out this article and learn about them and their special features. 

12. Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener - AdvancedMixology

“A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away” - familiar isn’t it? Rejoice, Star Wars fans for you can have an addition to your collection: a super cool Millennium Falcon bottle opener. Anyone can have a drink anywhere and this handy bottle opener can open a bottle of a refreshing beverage easily. In the bar, no doubt people are going to be recognizing this piece of work, despite its size. 

The great  Millennium Falcon has helped achieve victories in the Rebel Alliance and you too can do a great job at the bar with this tool. You can also give this as a present to a friend who is crazy for Star Wars. 

13. Cat Wine Stoppers

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Step up your ordinary wine stopper with this “purrfectly” adorable cat wine stopper. It is creatively designed to make it look like the cat is stuck in the wine bottle’s mouth. Aside from the aesthetics and entertainment it provides, it is also very functional, designed to fit all types of wine bottles and provides an air-tight seal to preserve the wine. This would be a great gift for anyone who’s both a cat and wine lover. 

14. Whipped Cream Dispenser

Whipped Cream Dispenser - AdvancedMixology

Skip the store-bought whipped creams and spare yourself from the endless and tiresome whipping by hand, and try this magnificent whipped cream dispenser instead. It allows you to customize your own cream, adjusting the flavors and sweetness, without doing anything complicated with it. With a few simple steps, you can make your own whipped cream  that can last up to 14 days when stored in the fridge. 

Aside from whipped cream, you can also make infused liquors with this device. It is very smart, efficient and may require you to do some preparations to achieve the desired product but it is actually very rewarding at the end. 

15. Beverage Chilling Stones

Beverage Chilling Stones - AdvancedMixology

An alternative way to chill your beverage is through these chilling stones, which are commonly used for whiskey but also works for any drink. What’s great about these is that they are made from soapstone and they keep the beverage cold without diluting it thus preserving its flavor, since they don’t melt. These stones are non porous so they won’t also leave any odor to the drink. Just keep these in the freezer and they will be used in no time. 


There you have it, folks. The bar is a cool place to hang out and have delicious drinks so it is only fitting that it also has the best and coolest tools, which can both be fun and classy. Everyone will surely rave at your cool cocktails in this video. However, if you prefer the basic tools and rather come up with amazing cocktails sans fancy tools, check out here.

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