Bartending Equipment Boulder CO

Local resource for bartenders in Boulder. 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.

Hookah House
(303) 444-0804
1325 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Fox Theatre
(303) 443-3399
1135 13th St
Boulder, CO
Fox Theatre - Live music venue hosting both regional stars and smaller touring groups. Offers a rich, full acoustical setting for those bands and the diverse crowds that come to see them.

(303) 473-9463
2017 13th St
Boulder, CO
Trilogy - Has jazz, blues, and funk bands. Also, good service, food, and wine selection.

BJ's Pizza Grill and Brewery
(303) 402-9294
1125 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
BJ's Pizza Grill and Brewery - Excellent microbrews are the main feature at BJ's. Wash them down accompanied by pizza, sandwiches and other bar standards. Eat on the deck when the weather's nice, and enjoy the relaxed, friendly vibes.

(303) 442-1369
1129 13th St
Boulder, CO
Tulagi - Owned by the Fox Theatre, this locale hosts acts too small to play at the Fox.

(303) 440-3911
4871 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Bustop - If you're looking to kick back, Bustop, 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.

Murphy's Bar & Grill
(303) 449-4473
2731 Iris Ave
Boulder, CO
Murphy's Bar & Grill - Quiet, upscale neighborhood bar.

Foundry Cafe and Billiards Club
(303) 447-1803
1109 Walnut St
Boulder, CO
Foundry Cafe and Billiards Club - A slick, hip bar populated by students and urban professionals. The drinks tend to be something besides beer. A dozen pool tables, a cozy, lounge-type balcony, and a fish tank completes the interior.

(303) 938-8600
1915 Broadway
Boulder, CO
SOMA - Perhaps the area's best club: hip but neither excessively trendy nor pretentious. A wise crowd dances Wednesday through Saturday to everything but techno. Superb DJs: it's open until 2.

Cafe Luna
(303) 247-0124
2116 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
Cafe Luna - Live music venue.

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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