Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to reflect on all of the parties you attended over the last couple of weeks. (If you can remember them, that is.)
Throwing the perfect party is an art, there’s no denying that. If you lack a certain number of boozy essentials, though, you may fall short.
The holidays have unfortunately come to an end, but you can still prepare for the months to come. To ensure that you throw the ultimate gathering next time around, here are three boozy essentials you absolutely must have regardless of the occasion.
Nothing is worse than having a bunch of booze lying around that you can’t actually drink. If you’ve ever wondered how you can open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew, here are five ways you can do so. Otherwise, a great tactic for taking full advantage of this party essential is to tie individual bottle openers to coolers, tables, or your at-home bar. This way, your guests won’t accidently misplace them, and by the end of night, you’ll have just as many as you had at the start of the party.
We know ice seems obvious, but in the midst of all of the liquor, décor, and food prepping, many people forget it. Correct us it we’re wrong, but the only thing that’s worse than a bar without ice is a bar without liquor.
We suggest mason jars because they’re cheap, appealing to the eye, and it’s not the end of the world if you misplace them or if they break. If you don’t feel as though mason jars would fit the theme of your party, fair enough — we just believe they’re a small step up from your standard Solo cup.