Bartending Equipment Burlington IA

Local resource for bartenders in Burlington. 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.

Steve's Place
(319) 752-9109
852 Washington St
Burlington, IA
Description
Steve's Place - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Steve's Place 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.

Joes Inn
(319) 752-9881
1534 Madison Ave
Burlington, IA
Description
Joes Inn - If you're trying to impress your date, Joes Inn 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 Joes Inn offers.

Doris' Tavern
(319) 752-9038
733 S Roosevelt Ave
Burlington, IA
Description
Doris' Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Doris' 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, Doris' Tavern will do the trick.

Summer Street Station
(319) 752-9936
1000 Summer St
Burlington, IA
Description
Summer Street Station - If you're looking to kick back, Summer Street Station, 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.

Dugout Lounge
(319) 754-5203
2700 Mount Pleasant St
Burlington, IA
Description
Dugout Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Dugout Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Farney's On Jefferson
(319) 752-9076
702 Jefferson St
Burlington, IA
Description
Farney's On Jefferson - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Farney's On Jefferson? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Retreat Limited
(319) 753-5503
1622 Aetna St
Burlington, IA
Description
Retreat Limited - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Retreat Limited? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Buffalo
(319) 754-4338
2016 S Main St
Burlington, IA
Description
Buffalo - Happy hour never looked so good. Buffalo, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Beer Tent
(319) 754-5600
217 Valley St
Burlington, IA
Description
Beer Tent - If you're looking to kick back, Beer Tent, 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.

Ladies Social Club
(319) 754-5364
505 S Main St
Burlington, IA
Description
Ladies Social Club - 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.

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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