At Your (Bar) Service

Our favorite cocktail glasses, stirrers and more

It's Spirits Month! Get in on all the booze-filled fun.

You've stocked up on the essential fall bottles, arranged them all on a fancy new bar cart and prepped for your perfectly executed cocktail party.

So are you going to pick up red plastic cups and call it a night? Absolutely not.

Proper cocktails deserve proper serveware, be it a gold-rimmed coupe glass, whimsical stirrers or an old-school shaker. Peruse all our favorites to put the finishing touches on a stocked bar.

  • Animal Stirrers
    Real party animals deserve real party animals.
    food52.com, $22 for ten

  • Gold-Rim Coupe
    Give your standard coupes the night off and swap for these gold-rimmed upgrades.
    surlatable.com, $40 for four

  • Bottoms-Up Bar Shelf
    A model of boozy efficiency, this one-stop wonder houses bottles, glasses, gear and even dish towels should the night take a sloppy turn.
    anthropologie.com, $298

  • Copper Mugs
    It's a scientifically proven fact that Moscow Mules taste better in their proper copper mugs.
    pier1.com, $17

  • Mid-Century Cocktail Shaker
    Plant your feet, prep your glass, pour your booze and get your best shake face on for this Mad Men–style shaker.
    westelm.com, $29

  • Two-of-a-Kind High Balls
    Serve those gin and tonics with a smile. Literally.
    katespade.com, $50 for two

  • Striped Stoneware Pitcher
    Oh Joy! founder (and Pinterest party queen) Joy Cho knows how to set a table. Follow her lead by filling this pitcher—part of her Target collaboration—with your favorite batchable cocktail.
    target.com, $25

  • Marni Glass
    Your favorite bourbon deserves a gilded glass.
    jaysonhome.com, $20

  • Tiger's Eye Bottle Stopper
    Lost caps are a risk you take when slinging cocktails for your guests all night. Plug it up with tiger's eye and that bottle will look even better.
    barneys.com, $52

  • Vintage Glasses
    Antique glassware will set your bar apart. Keep an eye on The Hour's constantly updated inventory for your next investment, or scour your local second-hand shops for under-the-radar finds.

  • Royal Coasters
    Because White Russian, Bloody Mary, Pink Lady and Brandy Alexander deserve an invite to every party.
    riflepaperco.com, $16 for eight

  • Jonathan Adler Pop Rocks Glass
    Color guests happy with a rainbow of different glasses. Even better, there will be no question of whose drink is whose.
    jonathanadler.com, $14 each

  • Stainless Steel Bendy Straws
    Just because there's booze in it doesn't mean you shouldn't use a straw. Upgrade from striped plastic to stainless steel.
    surlatable.com, $15 for six

  • Trophy Shot Glass
    Ready your elevated chasers and take a shot, champ.
    cb2.com, $10

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