Starting a home bar can seem like an overwhelming task but it doesn't have to be a headache. If you enjoy entertaining, a properly stocked bar is a must. A well-mixed drink can help romance a date, impress friends and schmooze a boss or potential client. Becoming a home mixologist should be fun! Invest in basic equipment, stock up on essential liquors, and you can have a spread that will impress amateurs and professionals. Following are a couple of essential rules that will show you how stocking a home bar can be affordable and easy.