Whether you're just planning a party or just restocking your bar, you need to make sure you have the right mix of spirits to make all your favorite quaffs. Here are the basic spirits you should always keep on hand.
* The Webtender is an excellent resource for everything concerning bartending. Whether you need a recipe for a Mai Tai (they list six) or just want to know what kind of cocktail shaker you need, you'll find the answers there.
* After you've stocked the bar with all the spirits and liqueurs you need, make sure you have the other bar essential.
** Bartending equipment
** '''Cocktail mixes:''' Colada
** '''Mixers:''' soda, lime juice, tonic
** '''Garnishes:''' cherries, olives, fresh fruit
* Please, always drink responsibly. '''Never drink and drive.'''