Bartending Equipment Albuquerque NM

Local resource for bartenders in Albuquerque. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bars, lounges, dance clubs and bartenders, as well as advice on where to find the best rum, vodka, whiskey, tequila, wine, beers, mixers, cocktails, martinis, shots and drink recipes.

Terrene Cafe Hookah Lounge
(505) 265-9116
106 Vassar Dr SE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Bubble Lounge
(505) 872-0046
506 Central Avenue Southwest
Albuquerque, NM
 
Club Rhythm & Blues
(505) 256-0849
3523 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Club Rhythm & Blues, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Club Rhythm & Blues

Louie's Pub & Grill
(505) 881-5333
5603 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Louie's Pub & Grill - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Louie's Pub & Grill, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

LA Mesa Inn
(505) 881-9931
4007 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
La Mesa Inn - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? La Mesa Inn will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Petra Cafe Restaurant
(505) 266-2477
115 Harvard Dr.
Albuquerque, NM
 
Joker's Pub
(505) 884-4151
2509 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Joker's Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Joker's Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Pennsylvania Station
(505) 323-2523
7601 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Pennsylvania Station - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Pennsylvania Station is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Sunset Grill & Bar
(505) 265-1604
6825 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Sunset Grill & Bar, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Sunset Grill & Bar

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro
(505) 254-9462
3009 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Essential Bartending Equipment

By Russ Cobbe

Setting up your own home bar can be great fun when you have people over. It isn't overly expensive to get all the essentials. So what are the tools of the trade you'll need to show off to your guests?

Blender - If you don't already have one, get a good one that has good speed and power. Nothing is more annoying than waiting 5 minutes to crush up some ice or blend a drink.

Ice Bucket and Tongs - This is mainly used for easy access, don't get one too big that all the ice melts before you use it but don't get something so small that you have to keep refilling it either.

Combo Corkscrew/Bottle Opener - Obviously needed to open that fine wine or bottles of beer that don't have twist tops.

Paring Knife/Cutting Board - Used to cut up lemons and limes for garnishing along with other fruits in certain drinks.

Shaker - Used for mixing various drinks.

Measure - There is a special device that looks like two triangles on top of each other at the apexes but a lot of people use a shot glass these days.

Bar Strainer - Used in a lot of cocktail recipes to stain out ice that might have been used to cool ingredients in a recipe. It looks like a little paddle with lots of round rings on the end.

Lemon/Lime Squeezer - This has a flat collector base with a raised pointed section in the middle with ridges. Its used to squeeze out fresh lemon or lime juice.

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