Infuse some magic into your sipping experience with this Venus-inspired, butterfly pea flower-infused glamour cocktail or mocktail recipe. Indulge in enchanting flavors like vanilla, rose, violet, and a sparkling white wine top—perfect ingredients for a floral Venus cocktail for attraction, glamour, and love.
Are you looking to whip up delicious witch cocktail recipes and potions in your kitchen? Or perhaps you are just looking to add a touch of magic to your mixology. Uncover the essential cocktail kitchen witch tools and accessories you need to brew up a delicious potion in your very own witch kitchen. In this…
Inspired by the magic that is Hilarie Burton Morgan’s new book, Grimoire Girl, A Witch’s Heart features rose, rosemary, cherry flavors, and Hilarie’s own spiritual elixir (MF Libation’s Blackberry Gin). A a floral, uplifting sip to find the magic and memories stored within your heart, and for remembrance.
- Glamour Cocktail & Magic Mocktail: A Venus-inspired butterfly pea flower drink recipeInfuse some magic into your sipping experience with this Venus-inspired, butterfly pea flower-infused glamour cocktail or mocktail recipe. Indulge in enchanting flavors like vanilla, rose, violet, and a sparkling white wine top—perfect ingredients for a floral Venus cocktail for attraction, glamour, and love.
- Magical Mixology: Kitchen Witch Tools for BartendingAre you looking to whip up delicious witch cocktail recipes and potions in your kitchen? Or perhaps you are just looking to add a touch of magic to your mixology. Uncover the essential cocktail kitchen witch tools and accessories you need to brew up a delicious potion in your very own witch kitchen. In this blog, you will uncover essential bartending tools that you need to get started brewing up your very own witches brew, as well as their potential magical uses to add a touch of magic to any you potion you whip up behind the bar. Plus, I’ll give suggestions along the way for budget friendly brewing! To support and maintain the work I do on this blog, this post contains Amazon or other affiliate links to products I use and suggest. As an Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting me and my blog! Kitchen Witch Supplies for Bartending Just like the tools on your altar help cast spells, each bartending tool has magical potential for crafting witches cocktails. But when you first start your home bar, it can be daunting to figure out what tools you need. That’s not to mention the initial investment! In this guide, I will walk you through what kitchen witch supplies you might need, some of my favorites, their magical potential and purpose, and budget-friendly alternatives. Having the right tools in your witch kitchen can help you easily and efficiently whip up perfect potions, craft your own witch cocktail recipes and add a touch of magic to any drink you brew. Quick Overview: Kitchen Witch Tools for Magical Mixology In this blog, I go into detail about each tool you’ll need to make your own witch cocktail recipes. However, if you’re just looking for a quick digest of what tools I suggest for your witch kitchen home bar, here is a quick & fast overview of the most important kitchen witch supplies for magical mixology, along with links to my favorite and most used tools, or similar ones. To learn more about each tool, their magic, and budget-friendly alternatives you may already have in your witch kitchen, explore the full blog further down below. Budget-Friendly Bartending Kit Looking for a cost-effective set, that will have most of what you need? I bought this kit (pictured) from amazon two years ago, and it has held up really well. It’s a great budget-friendly kit for kitchen witch tools for bartending in one, rather than piecing them together individually. If you’re looking to purchase one kit that will have most of what you need to whip up a witch cocktail, this is a great option. Tool Overview: Essential Kitchen Witch Tools for Bartending Their uses for Magical Mixology & Budgeting Tips The image of the witch brewing up a potion doesn’t need to be too far off from reality! Learn the possibilities of each bartending item as a kitchen witch tool. Below, I will walk you through the various supplies you may need along your cocktail witch journey, their magical potential, and budget-friendly brewing options. I’ll also include links to products I use and recommend, or similar ones when applicable. This way, you can be sure you’re getting tried and tested cocktail witch bartending tools! Shakers The shaker is the iconic symbol of mixology. A closed container for safe shaking with ice, this kitchen witch tool aerates, chills and balances your drinks. In particular, the shaker is used in citrus and egg white drinks for better balance, texture and flavor integration. The Boston Shaker The Boston shaker consists of one smaller and one larger “cone” that fits or locks inside each other. At times, this could be two metal tins (popular in modern bartending), or one metal and one glass. Dual metal boston shakers are hands-down my favorite. When you are behind the bar whipping up lots of drinks, these are fast, fluid, and offer a good hand-weight balance. The metal also allows you to keep an eye on how chilled the drink is, to stack the shaker for storage purposes, and not worry about breakage. Sometimes when you shake, a vacuum might form in the shaker. A simple trick with a dual metal shaker is to slap the side of the lip. My favorite is a Naranja Japanese shaker, but A Bar Above also has these weighted, pro Boston Shakers. I also regularly use the shaker from the bar kit I mentioned above. The Cobbler Shaker This type of shaker combines a strainer and shaker in one. It consists of a metal tin, and a top with strainer and cap. This is a great option for many home bars, as it eliminates the need for purchasing a separate strainer. However, these shakers are more susceptible to getting stuck and are less fluid to use than the dual metal tin. That being said, I have come across a cobbler shakers with improved closures to prevent them getting stuck. My favorite is one from Thyme & Table that I received as a gift (I’m not sure they are still available), and there is also this nice glass one, but it is really quite heavy. I do NOT recommend the gold shaker pictured beyond decorative use–within a few uses the top cap got permanently stuck. So all in all, a cobbler shaker is a great choice for when you only mix a few drinks per occasion. Magical Mixology Books What’s a witch without a grimoire? Get started on your cocktail witch journey with my magical mixology books. Born from my time as a professional witch, energy worker, and also working in-depth in the spirits industry as a bartender, manager, and distillery worker, I wrote two books that broke the ground on making your own magical witch cocktails. WitchCraft Cocktails and Moon, Magic, Mixology will be your grimoire on your magical mixology journey, from the magic of alcoholic spirits, to creating your own syrups, shrubs, and of course: cocktail recipes. Jigger Proper measuring helps craft a well balanced drink that can be both enjoyable and magical. In bartending, the typical measuring tool is called a jigger. The most common one is a double sided cone, with different increments on each side. For example, one side might measure 1 ounce (in the US), and the other 1.5-2 ounces, with markers inside the cones to indicate smaller increments. For home bartending, my personal favorite is this OXO jigger. It features a variety of increments–even 1/3 ounce–allowing for greater diversity of drink balances. It also has a rubber handle, which comes in handy for measuring hot water for drinks. Behind the bar, I prefer the 1oz/2oz jigger (like this Japanese jigger from A Bar Above), perfect for modern craft cocktails that call for 2 ounces. Strainers Delicious witch cocktail recipes and brews often call for fresh ingredient or spices. This makes strainers an essential part of any witch kitchen! With fine holes or even coils to filter drinks, strainers help separate unsavory debris from your finished potion. You may even have some in your kitchen you can already use! Out of the below strainers, I would say the hawthorne and fine mesh strainer are the most important. Hawthorne A strainer coupled with a coil and “legs” to grasp onto your shaker, Hawthorne strainers catch larger chunks of debris, such as mint or cucumber. This is a tool that is specific to bartending, so you may have to purchase this. In certain cocktails, it’s recommended to use this in tandem with a fine mesh/tea strainer. The strainer pictured is part of the bartending kit mentioned earlier, but I’ve also used these OXO ones behind the bar and recommend them. Fine Mesh or Tea This is one you may already have in your kitchen! Fine mesh strainers are essential for witches cocktails, as they catch fine debris like ice shards, small herbal pieces or spices. Essentially, they make for a smooth drinking experience. It is definitely a worthwhile investment if you don’t already have one—it can be used in so many ways in the witch’s kitchen. The one pictured is part of the forementioned bartending kit, but these ones are very similar. Julep Another common strainer, the julep stainer is a dome-shaped with larger holes in it, that is often used for straining drinks like an old fashioned from a mixing glass. It hails from when it was served with the mint julep, to help hold back the shaved ice of the drink. However, it doesn’t accomplish anything different than the other strainers and is less versatile, so I don’t recommend investing in this until you have the rest of your tools in your witch cocktail kit! Mixing Glass Mixing glasses allow you to chill and stir high proof alcoholic drinks that do not have citrus, such as manhattans (drinks with fruit juices are usually shaken). Made of weighted glass and with a lip for easy pouring, these are great for chilling higher proof alcoholic cocktails without the aeration that a shaken cocktail might get. These are often used in tandem with a bar spoon and julep strainer, although a hawthorne strainer works just as well. Bar Spoon An elongated spoon, bar spoons are versatile and allow for measuring, layering, and mixing ingredients. They are designed in a way that they twist effortlessly in your hand and can also measure on the fly—one American bar spoon usually holds about 5ml or 1 teaspoon of liquid, but this can vary from spoon to spoon. Some even have a built in muddler on the opposite end, for two tools in one! Muddler Muddlers help breakdown thicker fresh ingredients (such as cucumber or cherry) into smaller pieces, to better integrate their flavor and oils into your cocktail witch recipes. Otherwise, their flavor might not come across as well. I currently use this muddler and it works well, but my favorite is my long lost wooden muddler that was something like this, which helps to add a little more tree magic to your potables. They also have acacia and olive wood muddlers, for intentional magic. Citrus Juicer It may not be the first thing you think of for magical bartending, but having a juicer is an essential kitchen witch tool. As a bartending kitchen witch, you work with the spirit and energy of fresh ingredients. Having fresh lemon or lime juice in a your potions or witch cocktail recipes makes all the difference in both flavor and magical energy. When bartending, you can use a small hand juicer like this, or an electric one. They have different sizes for each citrus, but I usually make the lemon sized one work for all. Supplementary Magical Mixology Tools Beyond the classic bartending equipment, there are some supplies you might consider for your witchy kitchen. From glassware to a blender to make midnight margaritas, here are some supplementary considerations for your kitchen witch mixology tools. Glassware From Nic-N-Nora, to coupe and champagne glasses, the mixology world is filled with a plethora of glassware options. Sometimes, a glass might be chosen for visual appeal. Other times, the glass shape can highlight the aroma of the beverage, and stemmed glassware help prevent your hands from warming up a drink. Celestial Amethyst Moon Magic Mug Set My favorite magical mixology cup has to be this Celestial Mug & Amethyst tea strainer set from Holy Santo. With gold and aamethyst stone accents, it’s one way I easily add magic to ever sip I drink! Save 30% on your Celestial Mug & Amethyst Set Silicon Ice Cube Molds Do not discredit the power of your ice cubes, when it comes to magic or mixology! Freezer ice often has impurities, and will most definitely catch hold of the aromas of other food items around it. Ice makes 18-25% of your shaken cocktails and helps balance the flavor. The ice you put into you drink, can certainly impact the taste. I highly recommend making your own ice…
- A Witch’s Heart: A Witches Cocktail for Hilarie Burton Morgan’s new book, “Grimoire Girl”Inspired by the magic that is Hilarie Burton Morgan’s new book, Grimoire Girl, A Witch’s Heart features rose, rosemary, cherry flavors, and Hilarie’s own spiritual elixir (MF Libation’s Blackberry Gin). A a floral, uplifting sip to find the magic and memories stored within your heart, and for remembrance.
- A Blue Moon Cocktail and Magic MocktailImbibe the magic and psychic potential of the blue moon with this color-changing with butterfly pea flower drink. Inspired by the blue moon, this tangy grapefruit, floral and spiced butterfly pea flower tea recipe is accompanied with a tea leaf reading for some blue moon magic, to see what fortune this rare occasion has in store for you! Includes options for a nonalcoholic version.
- Capricorn Drinks and Moon MixologyUncover the cosmic flavors of the Capricorn moon with these Capricorn drinks, cocktail and mocktail recipes.
- Gemini Drinks for the Moon in GeminiSip to the stars and attune to the Gemini moon, with these inspired options for some Gemini Moon Magic.
- Ostara Drink Recipes to Celebrate the Spring EquinoxWith the arrival of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to celebrate Ostara! Sip in the seasonal energy and celebrate the Spring Equinox in style with these Ostara drinks.
- Calming Chamomile Moon Drink and Cocktail RecipeA chamomile moon drink with maple, warming spices cardamom and cinnamon, lemon, comforting rose and apple. Inspired by & attuned to the moon.