Assuming you're tired of lacing on the duck boots and venturing out to the local bar, these cocktail accessories will make your at-home liquor consumption look and feel a whole lot swankier.
1) Bottle Opener
Made of wood and brass, this pseudo-art piece will go well with your Q Tonic.
($8.50, Velocity Art and Design)
If you can't decide among the three styles, it's okay to start a collection and get wild with the mint.
($22, Jayson Home & Garden)
3) Spherical Ice Tray
Yes, the idea of crafting cocktail-specific ice is absurd and pretentious. But you'll forget all that when you have a perfectly chilled drink in your hand.
($16, MoMA Store)
It's hard not to get creative when you have nine flavors—including rhubarb and chocolate—on hand.
5) Cocktail Book
The 750 concoctions in this manual, originally published in 1930, are culled from the bar at the stylish Savoy Hotel in London, and you won't need any now-defunct ingredients to make them.
($19.95, Powell's Books)
Not the least bit uptight, these table-savers send the message that you use coasters because that's just what grown-ups do.
($24 for 6, Commune)
7) Ice Tongs
For less than the price of martini olives, you can convince any guest that you're a bartending whiz.
Three words: hand-cut crystal.
($375, The Future Perfect)