Starting a well-stocked bar

Having all the items listed here will enable you to make the vast majority of recipes in our database, and probably most recipes that aren't. Speaking of which, make sure you submit us recipes we don't have!

Spririts
  • Amaretto
  • Beer
  • Blended or Rye Whiskey
  • Bourbon
  • Brandy
  • Brandy (apple)
  • Campari
  • Cognac
  • Cointreau
  • Creme de Cassis
  • Creme de Menthe (white and green)
  • Curacao (blue and white)
  • Galliano
  • Gin
  • Irish Cream
  • J├Ągermeister
  • Kirschwasser
  • Port (ruby, tawny)
  • Rock and Rye
  • Rum (Anejo, dark, gold and white)
  • Sambuca
  • Scotch Whiskey
  • Sherry (fino and cream)
  • Sloe Gin
  • Southern Comfort
  • Tequila (white, gold and silver)
  • Triple Sec
  • Vermouth (dry and sweet)
  • Vodka
  • Vodka (flavored - Lemon, Pepper, Currant)
  • Wine (white and red)
  • Whiskey (Canadian, Irish)
Mixers
  • Apple Cider
  • Beef Bouillon
  • Clamato Juice
  • Coconut Cream
  • Coffee
  • Cola
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Ginger Ale
  • Lemon Juice
  • Lime Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Peach Nectar
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Carbonated/Sparkling water (Club Soda)
  • Tomato Juice
  • Tonic Water
  • Grenadine
Garnishes
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Allspice
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Bar sugar
  • Celery
  • Cinammon (ground and sticks)
  • Pepper (black)
  • Cocktail onions
  • Cocktail olives
  • Cucumber
  • Eggs
  • Honey
  • Horseradish
  • Lemons (at least a half dozen)
  • Limes (same)
  • Nutmeg
  • Oranges
  • Orange bitters
  • Orgeat (almond syrup)
  • Peaches
  • Peychaud's bitters
  • Raspberry Syrup
  • Rock salt (Margarita salt)
  • Rose's Lime Juice
  • Strawberries
  • Sugar (cubes and syrup)
  • White pepper
  • Tabasco Sauce
  • Worchestshire sauce
Tools & Utensils
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Bottle Opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Measuring cup
  • Paring knife
  • Blender
  • Ice bucket
  • Ice tongs
  • Champagne stopper
  • Mortar & Pestle
  • Bottle taps
  • Zester

Don't forget to put out the tip jar!