Bartending Equipment Brookings SD

Local resource for bartenders in Brookings. 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.

Dakota Pub Inc
(605) 692-0990
311 3rd St
Brookings, SD
Description
Dakota Pub Inc - If you're trying to impress your date, Dakota Pub Inc 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 Dakota Pub Inc offers.

Carpy's Pub
(605) 692-1967
720 22nd Ave S
Brookings, SD
Description
Carpy's Pub - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Carpy's Pub 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.

Lantern Lounge
(605) 692-9172
303 3rd St
Brookings, SD
Description
Lantern Lounge - If you're trying to impress your date, Lantern Lounge 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 Lantern Lounge offers.

P 'N' P Pub
(605) 697-7500
318 2nd St S
Brookings, SD
Description
P 'N' P Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, P 'N' P 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.

Ray's Corner
(605) 692-2921
401 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Ray's Corner - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Ray's Corner, 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.

Skinner's Pub
(605) 692-3248
300 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Skinner's Pub, 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 Skinner's Pub.

Chevy Lounge
(605) 692-9615
303 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Chevy Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Chevy Lounge, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Danny's Casino Lounge
(605) 692-6020
703 Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
Description
Danny's Casino Lounge - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Danny's Casino Lounge, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Jim's Tap
(605) 692-2833
309 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Jim's Tap - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Jim's Tap, 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.

Bar X Bar
(605) 997-3112
118 N Wind St
Flandreau, SD
Description
Bar X Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, Bar X 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 Bar X Bar offers.

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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