ISSUE 6  |  Brooklyn Brownstones

Accessories: Lab-Style Cocktail Accoutrements

February 08, 2011 2:30 PM

BY Janet Hall

Thad Vogler, bartender and founder of San Francisco's Bar Agricole (known locally as the Chez Panisse of cocktails), uses laboratory glass beakers to create his esoteric concoctions. Create your lab-style home bar with the following accoutrements.

Above: Photo via Myles Henry.

Above: The Kimble Kimax Beaker Starter Set includes five beakers of varying sizes (one each of 50, 100, 250, 600, and 1000ml sizes); $26.37 at Amazon. Single beakers are also available, such as the Pyrex 1000ml Griffen Beaker for $9.90 at Amazon.

Above: For serving water or spirits, we like the Pyrex 1000ml Flask; $9.95 at Scientifics Online. A Set of Six Pyrex 1000ml Flasks is available for $53.97 at Amazon.

Above: Stainless Steel Straws are $18 for a set of six at Brook Farm General store in Brooklyn (photo via Apartment 132). Above R: Glass Straws range from $6.50 to $8.50 each, depending on length, from Glass Dharma.

Above: The Beaker Glass Pitcher is 10.75 inches tall and is handmade from borosilicate lab glass; $5.95 at CB2. Above R: A 12-inch-long Glass Stir Rod is $2 at Amazon.