Why SirMixABot is an Arduino Project
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Why SirMixABot is an Arduino Project

An early question when planning the SirMixABot robotic bartender was how to control the device.  Ultimately, we planned an Arduino project for a number of reasons.  Similar to SirMixABot’s overall design, and Arduino was chosen for its durability and affordability.  Below we’ll analyze its unique characteristics, and how they compliment the ultimate automated bar. Affordable...

Posted by February 17, 2018February 17, 2018
How SirMixABot Fits in with Home Bar Furniture
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How SirMixABot Fits in with Home Bar Furniture

Whether inside or outside, used for one person or a dozen, SirMixABot is a great piece of home bar furniture.  The DIY cocktail crafter can customize their robotic bartender in many ways.  It’s a great fit in apartments, houses, and even offices.  Below we take a look at a few of the more common applications...

Posted by February 13, 2018February 13, 2018
SirMixABot vs. the Cocktail Maker Competition
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SirMixABot vs. the Cocktail Maker Competition

In the quest for the ultimate cocktail maker there is lot of interest and valuable findings.  However, a closer look at the competition reveals there are not actually that many players in the arena.  The range includes everything from one-off home builds to massive business’ focused products.  In-between are some robotic bar choices aimed at...

Posted by November 25, 2017January 4, 2018
Mechanical Bartenders for Hire
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Mechanical Bartenders for Hire

There are a lot of devices designed to make your drink preparations easier.  Instead of enlisting a real person, we consider mechanical bartenders for hire.  It can be a simple device like a liquor bottle pourer, or an advanced cocktail mixer machine to take all the work off your hands.  Depending on your needs, look...

Posted by November 22, 2017January 4, 2018
Bartender Kit Options for Aspiring Mixologists
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Bartender Kit Options for Aspiring Mixologists

Whether you’re mixing a drink a week, or five drinks an hour, a bartender kit can make life a lot easier.  Mixing cocktails ranges from simple to downright ridiculous depending on the complexity of the recipe.  There are various bartender kits available for various levels of skill.  Check out the following options to see which...

Posted by November 8, 2017January 4, 2018
Avoid Pre-ordering that other Cocktail Mixer Machine
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Avoid Pre-ordering that other Cocktail Mixer Machine

One of the most important mantras in building SirMixABot was making a product so painfully simple and easy to make – that we could actually bring it to market. We avoided injection molds, welding processes, or overly complicated motors and PCB assembly. The reason? A quick google search revealed that almost every other automatic bartender...

Small Liquor Cabinet Options for your Apartment
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Small Liquor Cabinet Options for your Apartment

In a smaller space where efficiency is key, a well designed small liquor cabinet can go a long way.  Apartments and small homes often come with less space in their kitchens, dining rooms, and living rooms.  Having furniture that is designed for your situation is very important.  Optimizing the space available can make or break...

Posted by November 6, 2017January 4, 2018
Choosing the Best Wall Mounted Liquor Cabinet
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Choosing the Best Wall Mounted Liquor Cabinet

If you’re space constrained, one of the best means to store all of your bar equipment is with a wall mounted liquor cabinet. Even if you don’t choose Sir Mix A Bot as the best means to store and hang your liquor cabinet, we review some of our favorite designs. Key Criteria to Consider for...

Automated Bartender Alternatives
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Automated Bartender Alternatives

The quest for the at-home automated bartender has been alive and well for quite some time.  Whether it’s a homemade contraption, or technology packed robot bar of the future, there are options available.  With different strengths and weaknesses ranging from style to cost, there are a lot of factors to examine.  Fortunately SirMixABot captures many...

Posted by November 3, 2017January 4, 2018
Finding the Right Bar Caddy
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Finding the Right Bar Caddy

When you mix drinks and adding ingredients a little organization can go a long way. Having a bar caddy at home helps eliminate a lot of the clutter that comes with the cocktail making territory. There are a ton of options on the market, so examining a couple factors before making a decision helps to...

Posted by November 3, 2017January 4, 2018
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