The best cocktail making kits to bring the bar home in tier 3

Buy a cocktail making kit to recreate your favourite beverage from home. Whether that's an Espresso Martini, a Negroni or a Mojito...

Cocktail making kit: Mojitos Cocktail Kit ingredients
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Yes, cocktail making kits are officially a thing. And we are totally here for them. The majority of us who live in the UK are now in tier 3, which means pubs, bars and restaurants are closed. Now, instead of trying (and possibly failing) to make your favourite cocktail from home, we have an idea. Why not buy a cocktail making kit to help you out? We've tried a few of these and boy are they easy! Also, they rid the need to head to your local supermarket and source the ingredients. Some even come with a glass to enjoy your tipple in. Fancy! Oh, and these cocktail making kits make great presents – Christmas or not...

Head to our shopping page for more great suggestions of what to buy right now.

1. Check out this Grey Goose Espresso Martini kit from Amazon

Grey Goose Espresso Martini Cocktail Kit

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Grey Goose Espresso Martini Cocktail Kit | £39.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Espresso Martini kit comes complete with Grey Goose vodka, Patron XO Café and cold brew coffee. Oh, and a Grey Goose Martini glass! Not only does it make this caffeine-fuelled cocktail easy to make, but it's also a lovely present. All you need is some coffee beans and a pinch of salt for garnish. We've tried it ourselves and give it 5 stars.


2. A Negroni cocktail making kit from Master of Malt

Negroni Cocktail Bundle

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Negroni Cocktail Bundle | £63.35 £45.35 (save £20) at Master of Malt (opens in new tab)
Negroni lover? Buy this bundle to enjoy this Italian aperitif from home. This kit comes with full-size 70cl bottles of Campari, Martini Rosso and Bathtub Gin, as well as a Riedel crystal tumbler. Just pour 25ml of each into your glass over ice, and serve with a slice of orange. It's Negroni o’clock somewhere...

3. A Mojito making kit from Not on the High Street

Mojitos Cocktail Kit by TASTE COCKTAILS

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Mojitos Cocktail Kit by TASTE COCKTAILS | £35 at Not on the High Street (opens in new tab)
This Mojito kit is great. And it comes with enough ingredients to make six lovely tasting drinks. Included comes Ron Barcelo Platinum white rum, Ron Barcelo Añejo aged rum, sugar syrup, Agwa coca leaf liqueur, Marie Brizard Grenadine AND Angostura Bitters. Something for the entire family to enjoy, it comes with recipes for a Classic Mojito, Bolivian Mojito and more.

4. For someone who loves an Old Fashioned – from Master of Malt

WhistlePig Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail Bundle

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WhistlePig Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail Bundle | £94.03 £79.95 (save £14.08) at Master of Malt (opens in new tab)
For Old Fashioned drinkers, this bundle includes WhistlePig 10 Year Old whiskey, WhistlePig Barrel Aged Maple Syrup, aromatic bitters, as well as some cocktail cherries. All you need to add is ice! 

5. And how could we forget an Aperol Spritz cocktail kit? From Drink Supermarket...

Aperol Spritz Bundle

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Aperol Spritz Bundle | £20.99 at Drink Supermarket (opens in new tab)
An absolute bargain for the price, this Aperol cocktail making kit even comes with two glasses! That and a bottle of prosecco, some soda water and a 70cl bottle of Aperol comes included, too. Even better that this cocktail is super easy to make. And, you can enjoy it year-round – we do!

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Annie Collyer
Annie Collyer

Annie is our Deputy Ecommerce Editor at Real Homes, with her particular area of expertise being home fragrance (there isn't a candle out there that she hasn't lit in her home). She's our guru when it comes to what to buy, when — and also where. She has years of experience when it comes to finding deals — Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday or not — and she particularly loves finding a bargain. With some of her favorite homeware pieces coming from Amazon, she's always looking for budget-friendly alternatives and dupes, as well as eco-friendly products to help her on her recent journey to being more sustainable at home. There's nothing she loves more than her Pug, Doug, and a bargain thrift shop find (yes, she once thrifted a brand new Le Creuset pan). Next up on her to-do list at home: DIY crittall-style doors...

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