Bartending Equipment Brookline MA

Local resource for bartenders in Brookline. 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.

(617) 242-6009
83 Main St.
Charlestown, MA
Kinvara Pub
(617) 783-9400
34 Harvard Ave
Brookline, MA
Kinvara Pub - What sets this traditional Irish bar, named after a town in the Southern County of Galway in Ireland, apart from others, is its growing reputation as a great place to see acoustic music. The slow-poured Guinness and the homemade shepherd's pie isn't bad, either.

Matt Murphy's
(617) 232-0188
14 Harvard St
Brookline, MA
Matt Murphy's - If you're trying to impress your date, Matt Murphy's 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 Matt Murphy's offers.

KooKoo Cafe
(617) 730-5525
7 Station Street
Brookline, MA
Cross Street
Washington St

(617) 738-1268
1280 Beacon St
Brookline, MA
Cross Street
Charles St

(617) 539-4484
59 Putnam St.
Winthrop, MA
Anam Cara Publick House
(617) 277-2880
1648 Beacon St
Brookline, MA
Cross Street
Washington Street

Shabu Village
(617) 566-0888
417 Harvard St
Brookline, MA
Cross Street
Fuller St

(617) 232-0065
242 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA
Karma Club
(617) 421-9595
9 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA
Karma Club - With a trippy East Indian vibe, Karma combines high-profile live rock/pop acts with retro disco and club hits. Decor is all Indian and Tibetan fabrics and woodwork. Connected to the funky Bill's Bar.

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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