For many people around the world, no matter which part of the world you live in, visiting and enjoying a bar sounds like a great idea. Converting a room in your home is even better. But if there is anything the past two years has taught us, is, if you can’t go to the bar, why not bring it to your home.
If you have an extra room in your room or are looking to convert one of your rooms into something that you can use during downtime, having your very own home bar would be one of the best things you can consider, and stocking it with all the goodies doesn’t need to cost you an exorbitant amount of money either.
Not only is it a great idea, but there are a few reasons why you should do it. We look at these and more below.
A Selection Worth Including
You can choose any type of home bar for your house, from a juice bar to a typical alcohol one or even a coffee bar. It does not need to resemble the likes of those in your local pubs or restaurants and you can be a bit more creative and adventurous in choosing the right one for you and your family, and friends.
Going to a bar can be expensive, and the majority of them will charge more for that glass of Whiskey or cognac, than when you have the bottle in your house. The choices are vast and the ideas great. If you are deciding to add a juice bar to the mix, you can treat yourself in the morning with a tall glass of apple juice or a mixed smoothie with the right equipment.
If you want to go with a more conventional one with different types of drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, you can do that too. Most wholesale stores will even sell you a case of beers or hard liquor for half the price, which could satisfy both your taste buds and your wallet.
It’s a Learning Experience
Some schools teach you how to be a great barman and mix all sorts of different types of cocktails and creative beverages which involve knowing about the different ingredients that go into them.
There is such a large assortment of alcoholic drinks that it can make your head spin, but you could become a connoisseur of just a few types, for example, wines, cognacs, tequilas, whiskeys or bourbons, beers or even gins. Other varieties can also be found here and the best part is, there is no one there to tell you otherwise.
If your mix doesn’t taste nice, you try something else. The more you learn about it, the more you can do and be the hit of every house party, or dinner gathering. What’s great about this too is that while you are learning how to make a drink, you can also gain some knowledge into where it came from, how it was created and there is some interesting information online on channels such as YouTube that can show you knowledgeable videos of their origins.
Sometimes you go to a bar and your favourite drink isn’t there, why not learn how to make it and invite your friends over and make their favourites too? Perhaps you can try your hand at a DIY project and build it from scratch, much like the information provided here: https://rocksolidrustic.com/2019/03/17/build-your-own-home-bar/
How often do we hear the word ‘hang over’ coming out of the mouths of people? Well, very often it seems. One great thing about having your bar is that there may not be any later nights or hangovers for that matter. If you choose any type of concept, there is no need to wait till the bar is open, and end up getting home late at night.
We all know drinking and driving is not a good idea, so you can avoid the drama altogether. If it’s a coffee bar you want, you can whip up a large cup of cappuccino or macchiato in the comfort of your own home and enjoy it in your home office.
Sometimes we go to a bar, no matter what type it is and we find that the atmosphere is not up to par. Either the music is too loud, or the people are too loud. Sometimes their chairs are not comfortable and you just want to leave. Having a place that you can create using your style and comfort levels is a great inclusion in any home. You can furnish it however you like, add whatever you like, and invite whomever you like, to your heart’s desire.
Invite friends over for a coffee party, but make sure there is enough seating for everyone. You can easily purchase coffee bar furniture online while you are kitting up the place, from the bar table itself to the stools or high-rise chairs and more. This could also be a great idea to impress your boss if you ever invite him over for a meeting or a casual chat.
Lastly, some of us are quite particular with our wears and getting a dirty glass at a bar can sometimes be a put-off. If hygiene is an issue for you, going to a bar may be something you won’t twice about. At your place, you can keep things clean, and know who used them. Bars don’t necessarily keep hygiene at the forefront of their customer service, it is all about making money for most businesses, and rightly so.
To make the most out of yours, you can include a funky aesthetic, or a more luxurious one, depending on your budget. Finding the right bar online for your space is also an easy thing to do. Most adverts on online stores mention all the necessary information so you can choose the perfect set-up. From their measurements to their colour and materials, you have a choice and can often find what you are looking for.