Bartending Equipment Covington KY

Local resource for bartenders in Covington. 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.

Gypsy Cafe
(513) 221-8700
117 Calhoun Street
Cincinnati, OH
 
Venus Lounge
(859) 581-5739
12 E 5th St
Covington, KY
Description
Venus Lounge - 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.

Kelly's Stables
(859) 581-9160
810 Madison Ave
Covington, KY
Description
Kelly's Stables - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Kelly's Stables is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Bar Humbug
(859) 491-1333
8 W Pike St
Covington, KY
Description
Bar Humbug - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Bar Humbug is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Bar Humbug is more than able to oblige.

Rita's Place
(859) 491-9312
1259 Highway Ave # 1
Covington, KY
Description
Rita's Place - Happy hour never looked so good. Rita's Place, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Crosstown Pub
(859) 491-5038
1132 Lee St
Covington, KY
Description
Crosstown Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Crosstown Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Yucatan Liquor Stand
(859) 261-0600
1 Madison Ave
Covington, KY
Description
Yucatan Liquor Stand - Think of Yucatan Liquor Stand as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Floyd's 711 Club
(859) 431-9633
18 E 5th St
Covington, KY
Description
Floyd's 711 Club, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Floyd's 711 Club

Rodney's Le Foxx
(859) 431-5551
729 Scott St
Covington, KY
Description
Rodney's Le Foxx - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Rodney's Le Foxx, 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.

Mainstrasse Village Pub
(859) 431-5552
619 Main St
Covington, KY
Description
Mainstrasse Village Pub - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Mainstrasse Village 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.

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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