Four Home Bars to Make You Jealous—and Thirsty

Meet L.A.’s most passionate home bar enthusiasts—or as we call them, our new best friends—and the intoxicating items they can’t live without
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homebar_tikihutOwner: Nathan Hazard, Cocktail Consultant.
Where: Highland Park.
Prized Possession: “A true swizzle stick—or bois lélé—is a tined branch cut from a Caribbean swizzle stick tree and, with perfect crushed ice, is intrinsic in properly preparing swizzle cocktails.”


Home Bars
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homebar_hopshavenOwner: Tomm Carroll, Beer Blogger.
Where: Westchester.
Prized Possession: “My four-tap kegerator is always stocked with suds made at craft breweries less than 15 miles away, such as Monkish, Smog City, Strand, and Three Weaver.”


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homebar_liquidlairOwner: Chris Conaway, Bartender.
Where: Mount Washington.
Prized Possession: “I specialize in making whiskey-based stirred cocktails, so I would be dead in the water without my trusty bar spoon and a Yarai mixing glass.”


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homebar_grapeescapeOwner: Rich Frank, Producer, Vintner.
Where: Beverly Hills.
Prized Possession: “I made a ‘patriarch’ cabernet in honor of my 98-year-old dad. Also, my German shepherd, Riley, is the ideal wine-drinking companion because he doesn’t talk back.”

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