It's hard to say how many times we've started to make a drink at a friend's party, only to realize that we're missing a muddler or a strainer. And while we're no strangers to getting creative to solve the problem, why not make sure you're prepared next time?
A while back, we asked our Facebook fans what tools and other supplies they thought was most often missing from home bars. We got more than 150 responses -- everything from cocktail shakers to corkscrews -- but there were a few that really stood out. And it's not all bar tools.
So no matter if you're making complicated cocktails or are just looking to ramp up your whiskey-drinking game, we rounded up 10 essentials you should always have on hand.