Good Hunting: Party Pantry

Everything you need to host the ultimate Southern cocktail party

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    Small-batch Southern booze for every taste.
    From left: The world’s only blue corn whiskey, Baby Blue tastes of roasted chiles and warm tortillas ($40; Balcones Distilling). The peppery Corsair Artisan Gin proves Kentucky’s limestone water isn’t only good for bourbon ($29; Corsair Artistan). Crafted from Florida sugarcane, Siesta Key Silver Rum is as smooth as beach glass ($19; Drum Circle Distilling). The pristine Brandon’s Vodka comes from Arkansas-grown soft red winter wheat ($30; Arkansas Lightening)

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    Cocktail Couture
    Shake things up with Michael Aram’s sculptural stainless-steel bar tools (cocktail shaker, $99, ice scoop, $55; Michael Aram), and keep the libations coming
on this sleek sisal tray from
 Robyn Brooks $276

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    Set a festive tone with a blaze-orange lacquered bar cart ($1,595; Oomph), and stash the ice in this bone-and- chrome bucket by Lazy Susan ($180; Lazy Susan ).

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    These jadeite-green tumblers by Canvas are the perfect complement to colorful cocktails ($15 each; Canvas).

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    These rustic, cork-topped decanters from Lawson-Fenning hark back to whiskey’s olden days ($24–$32; 323-660-1500), and cowhide coasters from Pieces make a warm bed for your cold drink ($36 for four; Pieces).

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    Pair these spicy, tangy cheeses from Georgia’s Sweetgrass Dairy (Heat, bottom left, $7.50 per half-pound, Black Swan, ($8.50) with the sweet and smoky fennel-pollen salami from Virginia’s Olli Salumeria ($8.50).

    For a quintessentially Southern and very addictive bar snack, snag a bag of Schermer’s roasted pecans ($33 for two bags), served in Como glass bowls from Global Table ($16 each). Marble tray from 
Restoration Hardware

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