ISSUE 25  |  Vacation House

10 Easy Pieces: Summer Drinks Dispensers, High to Low

June 24, 2015 9:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

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For keeping yourself (and your party guests) hydrated all summer long, 10 state-of-the-art drinks dispensers at a range of price points.

What are you planning to put in your dispenser? For recipes, see Gardenista’s post Herbal Essence: Just Add Water.

Above: Julie spotted this white enamel dispenser at Swedish online shop Artilleriet and then was very happy to find a US source: the Enamel Drink Dispenser with wrought-iron stand is $79 from Urban Outfitters. (See Julie’s Design Sleuth post.)

Above: This Handblown Glass Drinks Dispenser with a walnut lid is made in Washington State; it’s $170 at Food52.

Above: CB2’s laboratory-inspired Glass Beverage Dispenser has a cork lid and holds seven quarts; $49.95.

Above: The Rivington Glass and Steel Drink Dispenser has a steel pedestal with a satin nickel finish and a stainless steel spigot (less expensive dispensers often have metal-finished plastic spigots). The Rivington is $343.50 AUD ($265.34 USD) from Dunlin in Australia.

Above: The cork-topped Recycled Glass Drink Dispenser from West Elm is $59. 

Above: The Bubbled Glass Dispenser has a sheesham wood lid and stainless steel spigot; $298 from Anthropologie.

Above: The Typhoon Cliptop Drinks Dispenser is a large embossed glass Kilner jar with a mason-jar-style closure and seal; $50 from Target. 

Above: The Clear Drinks Dispenser has the look of glass but is made of clear acrylic, a good option for a rowdy crowd. It’s £20 ($33 US) from John Lewis in the UK.

Above: The Mason Jar Drink Dispenser is made of molded glass with a metal spout and galvanized metal lid; it’s currently on sale for $55 (down from $69) at Pottery Barn.

Above: In a favorite recent post, Julie rounded up 5 Stainless Steel Italian Water Fustis, including this 10-liter Superfustinox Stainless Steel Water Dispenser. It’s $179.95 from Water Check. 

Go to 10 Easy Pieces: Basic Drinking Glasses for the perfect companions to these dispensers. And for party planning, see our Entertaining Essentials.

An ideal summer party drink? See Gardenista’s Raspberry Sparkler for the Fourth of July.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 21, 2013, as part of our Summerhouse issue.