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12 Cocktail Kits That’ll Bring Out Your Inner Bartender

It's time for your mixology skills to shine. These cocktail kits let you shake up go-to favorites or modern twists on classic drinks. Cheers to that!

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Margarita Cocktail Kitvia merchant

Margarita Kit

This margarita cocktail kit does everything but shake your cocktail. It’s set apart from other cocktail kits by including cocktail accessories like sturdy rocks glasses, a cocktail shaker, citrus squeezer, margarita salt and recipes for inventive takes on margaritas.

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Specialty Craft Cocktail Kit

Created by seasoned bartenders, this craft cocktail kit includes specialty ingredients (like bitters, syrups and garnishes) for delicious craft cocktails that will make you feel like you’re sitting in a trendy bar. Top with your favorite spirits.

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Gin Making Kit

What’s better than a gin and tonic? Gin you’ve made yourself. This gin-making kit includes step-by-step recipe guides for infusing vodka with various botanicals. Whether you prefer gin sweet, savory or surprising, this kit is ideal for making your own signature blend.

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Bloody Mary Kit

Spice up brunch at home with a Bloody Mary kit that pairs the classic drink mix (just add spirits) with classic garnishes. This kit includes three Bloody Mary recipes and all the necessary ingredients and garnishes for crafting the yummy cocktail. And unlike most cocktail kits, it can be personalized with a custom gift note.

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Haus Cocktail Kit

Haus’s artisanal apéritifs swap artificial flavors with organic fruits and botanicals for a refreshing twist on happy hour. Their cocktail kit features four of their hit flavors, like ginger yuzu and grapefruit jalapeño. Enjoy on their own or pair them with liquor for an easy mixed drink. Their concoctions can also be bought by the bottle or on a membership basis.

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The Mixmaster Kit

A comprehensive cocktail kit, this curated box features a wide range of mixers. Think citrus agave margarita mix, black cherry shrub and aromatic bitters to upgrade your sips. (Need inspiration? Check out some of our favorite mixed drinks.)

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Monday Whiskey Mocktail Kit

Monday’s Whiskey is alcohol-free (and zero calories) for mocktail hour that doesn’t sacrifice top-shelf flavor. The mocktail kit includes sodas and mixers, along with recipe cards to help you mix up creative and delicious spins on classic cocktail recipes.

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Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit

With these top-notch cocktail kits, all you have to do is pour. Just mix the Infuse & Pour Kit’s farm-fresh dehydrated fruits and spices with your spirit of choice, then wait about a week and your liquor will be infused with flavor. Infusions include island-time spicy pineapple and blue Sunday blueberry lavender.

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Negroni Kit

Pretend you’re soaking up the sun in Capri with this refreshing Negroni kit. It contains all the necessary ingredients for crafting the Italian cocktail, including a recipe card, spiced orange-grapefruit cordial, bitters and sparkling water. Just add gin.

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Emerald Manhattan Kit

You’ve heard of a Classic Manhattan, but what about an Emerald Manhattan? This cocktail kit’s ingredients allow you to craft this drink, which uses Irish whiskey instead of Rye or Bourbon that a Classic Manhattan uses. Add your Irish whiskey of choice and shake with the box’s containments (don’t worry, a recipe card is included for easy mixing).

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Colada Kit

Enjoy the sips of summer with this colada kit. It includes an instructional recipe card and spiced citrus cordial, beer vinegar, pineapple juice and unrefined coconut oil—just add cachaça. (Cachaça is a little like rum, but more complex.)

Delight your favorite home bartenders with Cachaça and other booze-themed gifts.

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Williams Sonoma Nightcap Kitvia merchant

Nitecap Kit

Channel your inner mixologist with this nitecap kit. Featuring three infusion blends—a citrus blend, a chocolate blend and a smoky blend—the kit includes recipes to mix three batches, as well as reusable bottles to store your concoctions.

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Kim Bussing
Kim Bussing is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles. She has written for publications including Reader’s Digest, Modern Farmer, Clean Plates and Vice, among others, and she is working on her first novel. She is always on the hunt for the perfect gluten-free cinnamon roll.