6 Special Ingredients to Add to Your Bar

You can own every spirit under the sun, but if you don't have any syrups or bitters on your bar, there aren't many cocktails you can make. Both are essential not only to classic and modern cocktails but also to making mixology fun. Once you begin to play around with various flavored fruit and herbal syrups and bitters, you'll really see how easy it is to change the flavor profile of any base spirit at the drop of a hat. Here are a few of my favorites to add to your bar.