Bartending Equipment Brainerd MN

Local resource for bartenders in Brainerd. 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.

Old Waterfall & Brainerd
(218) 828-4487
18512 Highway 371 N
Brainerd, MN
Description
Old Waterfall & Brainerd - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Old Waterfall & Brainerd? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Pit Stop Bar
(218) 829-9922
723 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN
Description
Pit Stop Bar - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Pit Stop Bar is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

J R's Junction Inc
(218) 764-2796
22974 County Road 2
Brainerd, MN
Description
J R's Junction Inc - 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.

Twisted Roses
(218) 829-9867
305 S 7th St
Brainerd, MN
Description
Twisted Roses - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Twisted Roses 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.

John's Tavern
(218) 829-5249
1107 Oak St
Brainerd, MN
Description
John's Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. John's Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Ironrail Saloon
(218) 829-0513
707 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN
Description
Ironrail Saloon - 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.

Bird's Nest
(320) 692-4660
16750 Highway 18
Brainerd, MN
Description
Bird's Nest - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Bird's Nest fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Shep's On 6th
(218) 829-4835
315 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN
Description
Shep's On 6Th - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Blue Ox Bar
(218) 828-1862
608 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN
Description
Blue Ox Bar - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Blue Ox Bar fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Green Lantern
(218) 764-2323
13184 County Road 8
Brainerd, MN
Description
Green Lantern - Dress up. Green Lantern isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

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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