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.

Beat Tavern
(319) 752-9280
1702 Harrison Ave
Burlington, IA
Description
Beat Tavern - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Beat Tavern 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.

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.

Paddlewheel Lounge
(319) 752-5934
613 Jefferson St
Burlington, IA
Description
Paddlewheel Lounge - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Paddlewheel Lounge 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.

Iowa Tavern
(319) 753-2634
2103 Des Moines Ave
Burlington, IA
Description
Iowa Tavern - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Iowa Tavern? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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.

Haller Tavern
(319) 752-9182
1619 Osborn St
Burlington, IA
Description
Haller Tavern - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Haller Tavern? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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.

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.

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.

Hot Toddies
(319) 752-9923
1500 Agency St
Burlington, IA
Description
Hot Toddies - If you're looking to kick back, Hot Toddies, 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.

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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