Summer Bar Essentials

It’s the perfect time to entertain outside. And nothing makes a party more festive than a summer drink. From mojitos to margaritas, sangria to mimosas, anything fresh and fruity goes. Get your party started in the right direction with all the essentials you’ll need for a summer bar.


To get the perfect blend of fruit and seasonings, a muddler is a must for summer cocktails. Used to hand press and combine flavors together, the ends are typically covered so as not to scratch your glassware.

Citrus press

Summer is the perfect time to not only take advantage of fresh fruit, but fresh juices at the bar. A citrus press does exactly what the name implies, by pressing the fresh juice out of the citrus fruit of your choice while removing the seeds.

Paring knife

The perfect knife makes for easy work at the bar. A paring knife is the most versatile knife for slicing fruit because of its compact size yet sharp angled blade. No summer bar is complete without one.

Perfect Glassware

Summer takes drink ware to a whole new level. There’s nothing that makes a party more festive than cocktails served in a festive glass. Think plastic if you’ll be entertaining outdoors.

Ice Cubes

In the heat of the summer, ice is a must. Add a little surprise to your libations with unique ice cubes that help set the mood. From your favorite team, to cubes shaped like lemons, flowers, and more.

The Perfect Pitcher

Nothing makes a summer drink more appealing that seeing it in a beautiful pitcher filled with fruit slices. Have several on hand if you’re offering a variety of drinks.

Getting outside with friends and family is one of the best parts of summer. Offer your guests the best fruity cocktails of the season with help from the merchants at PointShop Mall.

Posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014