POPSUGAR Celebrity

Shake, Stir, Pour: 7 Camping Cocktail Essentials

Aug 30 2012 - 6:32am

Camping and cocktails are an essential way wrap up the Summer and celebrate Labor Day. If you are heading off to the great outdoors this weekend and want to mix up your favorite drink, then consider packing a minibar. Unlike your bar cart wares at home, these tools are sturdy enough to withstand the weather and the trails but still manage to shake up the perfect cocktail. Guarantee yourself a good time and a refreshing campground cocktail on your next adventure with these essentials.

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Pocket Tool

This sharp shooter [3] ($50) is like a Swiss Army knife for cocktails. It combines 10 essential bar-tending tools, including a jigger, a strainer, and a corkscrew.

Cocktail Convenience

Mixing up your own premade cocktail mixes [4] is an easy way to stir up any great drink. Or, for even more convenience, pack this cocktail variety pack [5] ($25) and top it off with your favorite liquor.

Forest Flask

Great for backpacking, this Stainless Steel Flask [6] ($18) will hold your favorite liquor without the bulk. Or bring two or three to mix up a variety of drinks.

Sturdy Shaker

With a sturdy grip and built-in strainer, this Good Grips Plastic Cocktail Shaker [7] ($10) is outdoor-ready.

Mix Master

Pick up a set of these The Bitter Truth Traveler's Set Cocktail Bitters [8] ($20, originally $25, for six) and make yourself a mix master of the trails. The miniature size makes it easy to grab one and go.

Keep Cool

Don't forget the ice! This double wall ice bucket [9] ($35) will keep your ice cool and clean at the campsite.

Unbreakable Tumblers

Serve your cocktails in style by bringing along some DuraClear Tumblers [10] ($60 for six), a perfect rocks glass on the road. The brand also makes martini and collins glasses if you want to get really fancy.

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