Bartending Equipment Altoona PA

Local resource for bartenders in Altoona. 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.

Peter C's
(814) 943-9299
2927 6th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Peter C's - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Peter C's, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Peter C's will do the trick.

Lombardo's
(814) 942-2986
1331 17th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Lombardo's - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Lombardo's, 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.

Hitching Post
(814) 943-1214
700 5th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Hitching Post - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Hitching Post? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Belmar Hotel
(814) 944-6176
1501 4th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Belmar Hotel, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Belmar Hotel.

Palace Stripclub
(814) 946-0862
2314 Union Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Palace Stripclub - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Palace Stripclub caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Tenth Street Cafe
(814) 943-9395
1000 7th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Tenth Street Cafe, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Tenth Street Cafe

Escapade
(814) 946-8195
2523 Union Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Escapade - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Escapade caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Minuet Manor Motel
(814) 742-8441
RR 7
Altoona, PA
Description
Minuet Manor Motel - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Minuet Manor Motel is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Teriz Place
(814) 943-7573
2900 8th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Teriz Place - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Teriz Place is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Victory Lane Saloon
(814) 946-0100
716 19th St
Altoona, PA
Description
Victory Lane Saloon - If you're looking to kick back, Victory Lane Saloon, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

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.

There are over 20 different styles of glasses from brandy to wine. Did y...

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