ISSUE 77  |  Summerhouse Gardens

10 Easy Pieces: Summer Drinks Dispensers

June 21, 2013 6:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

Today marks the summer solstice, so we thought we’d round up the ten best drinks dispensers to keep yourself (and your dinner party guests) properly hydrated all season long.

What are you planning to put in your dispenser? For recipes, see our DIY post Herbal Essence: Just Add Water.


Above: The Mason Jar Drink Dispenser is made of molded glass with a metal spout and galvanized metal lid; $69 from Pottery Barn.


Above: The Stainless Steel Fustis (traditionally used to store olive oil) is $125 from Reform School in Los Angeles. Photograph by John Lawson for Real Simple. See the fustis incorporated into a picnic in our post on Gardenista: Steal This Look: Late Spring Picnic.


Above: The powder-coated Outdoor Metal Drink Dispenser includes rope handles for $29 from West Elm.


Above: CB2’s Glass Beverage Dispenser has a polished cut rim and cork lid for $49.95.


Above: The Rivington Glass and Steel Drink Dispenser has a stainless steel pedestal and spigot with a nickel finish and is $342.50 NZD from Dunlin in New Zealand.


Above: The Pioneer Glass Drinks Dispenser is made from glass and cork for £45 from John Lewis in the UK.


Above: The Bubbled Glass Dispenser is made of handmade glass and comes with a sheesham wood lid and a stainless steel spigot; $298 from Anthropologie.


Above: Exclusive to Williams-Sonoma, the Glass Beverage Dispenser is made from handblown glass with a removable lid and stainless steel spigot that is both rust- and drip-proof. Made for cold beverages only and holds up to 5 gallons; $99.95.


Above: The 7-Liter Glass Teardrop Tank is made of glass with a beechwood lid and plastic spigot for $19.99 from World Market.


Above: Pair the Glass Drink Dispenser ($59 for the small and $79 for the large) with the Galvanized Metal Drink Dispenser Stand for $24.50, both from Pottery Barn.

We first wrote about drink dispensers last summer when we compared High/Low Dispensers; for more High/Low visit our Archives.