Bartending Equipment Cedar Rapids IA

Local resource for bartenders in Cedar Rapids. 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.

3rd Street Live
(319) 365-6141
1204 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
3Rd Street Live - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because 3Rd Street Live, 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.

Dragon Nightclub Inc
(319) 286-9284
329 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Dragon Nightclub Inc - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Dragon Nightclub Inc, 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.

Cognac Club
(319) 364-9439
616 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Cognac Club - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Cognac Club, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Chrome Horse Slophouse & Sln
(319) 365-1234
1202 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Chrome Horse Slophouse & Sln - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Chrome Horse Slophouse & Sln, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

South Side Tavern
(319) 364-9302
1326 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
South Side Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, South Side Tavern, 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.

Left Bank
(319) 363-5338
1200 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Left Bank - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Left Bank is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

O'Maggie's Pub
(319) 366-7259
416 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
O'maggie'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 O'maggie's Pub.

Keg
(319) 364-9341
719 5th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Keg - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Keg? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Tycoon
(319) 362-8789
427 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Tycoon - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Tycoon kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Billy Magoos
(319) 365-1591
715 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Description
Billy Magoos - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Billy Magoos, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

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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