Why Our Mixology Bartender Set Makes a Great Housewarming Gift


Have you ever been stumped on what to get someone for a housewarming gift? I know I certainly have. You want something unique and memorable, but what do you get someone who seemingly already has everything?

Buying a new home is an important milestone in your loved one’s life and you want to mark this by getting them a high quality gift that they’ll actually use in their new house and won’t sit in a drawer untouched and unloved.

Fun Meets Functionality

That's where a mixology set comes in – it's the perfect blend of fun and functionality. As someone who loves hosting and enjoying a good cocktail, I can attest to the power of a well-crafted mixology set in bringing people together at a party. After all, there’s nothing more fun than homemade cocktails.

It acts as a stylish centerpiece in your kitchen or home bar, waiting to be used at cocktail parties or small get togethers. You can show off your mixology skills and guests can even be encouraged to try out making a cocktail for themselves. This, in essence, is why a bar shaker set makes such a good housewarming gift - it’s not only a tool for crafting delicious cocktails. It also acts as a “social lubricant” and conversation starter, helping to make lasting memories in your new home.


mixology set on a table with a man muddling lime in a glass


Why Choose a Mixology Kit?

A mixology kit isn't just another kitchen gadget that'll gather dust. It's an invitation to explore, to experiment, and to entertain. Whether your friends are cocktail connoisseurs or novices, a mixology set gives them a chance to play bartender in their new home. Plus, it's a gift that keeps on giving – every time they shake up a new drink, they'll think of you!

Unboxing the Hawke & Hanley Bar Shaker Set: What’s Inside?

Gift giving is all about the experience, which is why all our cocktail kits come in a premium gift box to leave a great first impression on the recipient.

When your friends or family unwrap their housewarming gift they’ll find a beautifully crafted bar shaker set inside, with all the cocktail making essentials including – a shaker, a strainer, a jigger, a muddler, bamboo stand, and more. We have different sets to suit different needs and esthetics but they are all comprehensive and have all of the bar tools you need to make every cocktail.

And let's not forget about the style factor – our sets are designed to look as good as they function, adding a touch of class to any home bar or kitchen countertop. Whether you go for our stainless steel, sleek gunmetal black or luxurious brushed copper model it’s a gift that’s sure to impress.

All of our mixology sets come with a premium bamboo stand to reduce clutter and keep all of the cocktail making tools neatly together. This acts as a nice presentation piece and keeps the set front and center of your kitchen or home bar.


brushed copper bartender set on a table with cut limes and ice cubes on a chopping board next to it

 From Novice to Mixologist: The Journey Begins

One of the best things about a mixology kit is how it encourages learning and experimentation. After all, the art of crafting tasty cocktails is a skillset like any other. It’s not just about following recipes; it's about discovering personal tastes and preferences. With a mixology set, your friends can start simple and gradually explore more complex cocktails. It's a journey from novice to mixologist, and it starts with your thoughtful gift.

We include a cocktail recipe booklet to get your recipient started on their mixology journey. It contains all the classics - delicious recipes that can be stirred and shaken up with different levels of difficulty.

From there as they gain confidence they can experiment with different flavors or adaptations of the classic recipes as they become a more proficient mixologist. Or they can simply stick with margaritas and mojitos if they prefer.

A Gift for Every Occasion

A mixology set is more than just a housewarming gift – it's a celebration of all the moments that make a house a home. From quiet nights in to lively gatherings, it's there to add a splash of joy.

It’s not just ideal as a housewarming present, though. It also works as a birthday gift, wedding gift or Father’s Day gift, too!

Even if the person you gift it to doesn’t drink alcohol it can be used to make amazing mocktails and is just as fun to use without the booze (well, almost!).


Three friends at a cocktail party together, each holding a cocktail in their hand, laughing and smiling


Wrapping it Up

It's not just about the drinks; it's about the laughter, the conversations, and the connections formed around the home bar. That’s what we’re about at Hawke & Hanley - creating memories, one cocktail at a time.

In the end, that's what makes our mixology kit the perfect housewarming gift – it's an investment in fun, friendship, and unforgettable moments.

So, “cheers” to new beginnings and here’s to many happy moments and masterful mixes in the years to come!

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