Bartending Equipment Bristol CT

Local resource for bartenders in Bristol. 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.

Sports Rock USA
(860) 582-9668
177 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
Description
Sports Rock Usa - 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.

Cookes Tavern
(860) 747-0645
143 New Britain Ave
Plainville, CT
Description
Cookes Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cookes Tavern, 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, Cookes Tavern will do the trick.

Escape Night Club
(860) 620-0390
1678 Meriden-Waterbury Tnpk
Southington, CT
Description
Escape Night Club - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Escape Night Club, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

New Britain Sports Bar
(860) 229-5022
493 W Main St # 1
New Britain, CT
Description
New Britain Sports Bar - 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.

Chadwick's Pub
(860) 223-5687
586 W Main St
New Britain, CT
Description
Chadwick's Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Chadwick's Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Players Sports Bar
(860) 589-0002
23 Main St
Terryville, CT
Description
Players Sports Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, Players Sports Bar is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Players Sports Bar offers.

Central Cafe LLC
(860) 747-0405
24 Whiting St
Plainville, CT
Description
Central Cafe LLC - This sports bar, cafe, and lounge has 8 big screen plasma TVs. On nice nights, you can sit outside on the patio and enjoy the stars.

Coach Scully Sports Pub
(203) 879-9554
1189 Wolcott Rd
Wolcott, CT
Description
Coach Scully Sports Pub is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Coach Scully Sports Pub

Stokrotka-Cafe
(860) 225-4444
16 Broad St
New Britain, CT
Description
Stokrotka-Cafe - Think of Stokrotka-Cafe as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Club Arkadia
(860) 225-4444
16 Broad St
New Britain, CT
Description
Club Arkadia - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Club Arkadia, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

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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