Our Favourite Cocktail Making Kits


We’ve scoured the web for the best cocktail making kits so you don’t have to – we’ve included kits that cater for the beginner’s basics, to more professional and comprehensive sets, plus some delicious flavour additions you can’t be without!

Cocktail Making Kits – A Must For Your Kitchen

If you’ve been inspired to try your hand at mixology by our blogs or after a visit to a classy bar or fun party, you might be on the look-out for cocktail making kits, so you have everything you need to hand while you experiment with some cocktail classics or your own inventions.

There are absolutely loads of fantastic cocktail making kits on the market, ranging from the basics to more comprehensive sets made for the more experienced.

We’ve had a look at some of the best available online, giving you a head-start if you want to kit out your kitchen and enjoy some delicious drinks at home.

Some Of Our Favourite Cocktail Kits

The true art of mixology can take a while to master – but everyone has to start somewhere!

Here’s a selection of some of the best cocktail making kits around…

5 Piece Stainless Steel Basics – Rinkit offers this brilliant basic cocktail making set , the ideal starting point if you want to play around but don’t want to invest too much, too soon – after all, you might decide you prefer someone else to do the shaking and stirring! A shaker, ice tongs, measure, swizzle stick and strainer are all included.

The Basics, A Book And Smart Storage – want a cocktail kit that looks great in your kitchen or home bar, as well as giving you all the tools you need to get started? Well this deluxe 7 piece cocktail set is just perfect. Its smart looking display storage ensures you always know where everything is, and the added cocktail book will save you scrolling through your phone with sticky fingers!

Barman’s Barware Kit – whether you’re buying a cocktail kit as a gift for someone, or simply treating yourself, this brilliant barman’s set from the folks over at Drink Stuff is ideal. Beautifully presented, it’s got all the core accessories you need, including a shaker, jigger, strainers and a muddler.

Ultimate professional – got a taste for mixology and the spoils of your efforts? Then it’s time to step it up with this Ultimate Professional cocktail making kit  . Made from Japanese steel with its higher resistance to corrosion, you get 15 essential items for making tasty cocktails like a true expert. Not cheap, but still great value when you consider everything you get in the set.

Cocktail Syrups – these vegan-friendly Monin cocktail syrups allow you to try out a variety of flavour sensations without breaking the bank, and can also be used in coffees and puddings too for extra versatility. The selection contains passion fruit, mint, grenadine, coconut and blue curacao syrups.

Gin Garnish Set – gin is a firm favourite with every cocktail lover, and this incredible botanical and spice set comes with a dozen fancy options for infusing and garnishing your gin-based cocktails. Just don’t end up trying them all in one night, however tempting that may be!

Cocktail Decoration Kit – ok, this may be pretty cheesy, but if you’re a fan of a retro cocktail or just want to add a little fun to your creations, then this set of cocktail decorations is definitely for you! Comes complete with the age-old favourites of umbrella picks and palm tree sticks – shove Club Tropicana on the stereo and it’s like living the 80s all over again!

So there you go, a fine selection of brilliant cocktail making sets for you to enjoy while you learn the ropes of mixology!

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James Abbott

James Abbott is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record over thirteen years within the hospitality industry, ten of these as a professional flair bartender. James is the pioneer and founder of Mix and Twist and with the help of his team have expanded Mix and Twist into one of the UK’s leading mobile bar companies, serving major corporate clients as well as premium private parties and wedding events. James' interests outside his passion for being an entrepreneur is his family, his favourite charity which he is dedicated to supporting is Barnados. Connect with James on social media.

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