Bartending Equipment Apache Junction AZ

Local resource for bartenders in Apache Junction. 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.

Desert Flame
(480) 984-1400
11145 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Desert Flame, 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 Desert Flame

Garfield Sports Bar
(480) 380-0558
10123 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Garfield Sports Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Garfield Sports Bar, 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.

Cactus Club
(480) 982-1148
650 W Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Cactus Club - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Cactus Club, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

G Bar G Lounge
(480) 985-4381
5324 E Main St
Mesa, AZ
Description
G Bar G Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, G Bar G Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Three Cheers Restaurant & Lng
(480) 985-1244
5750 E Main St
Mesa, AZ
Description
Three Cheers Restaurant & Lng - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Three Cheers Restaurant & Lng 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.

Jake's O Mine
(480) 982-8608
1985 W Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Jake's O Mine - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Jake's O Mine? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Joe-Jo's Restaurant & Lounge
(480) 986-8974
10262 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Joe-Jo's Restaurant & Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Joe-Jo's Restaurant & Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Angelos
(480) 357-2057
10444 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Angelos - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Monastery Mesa
(480) 474-4477
4810 E Mckellips Rd
Mesa, AZ
Description
Monastery Mesa, 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 Monastery Mesa.

Ye Olde Towne Pub
(480) 988-0768
16351 E Frye Rd
Gilbert, AZ
Description
Ye Olde Towne Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Ye Olde Towne Pub, 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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