Bartending Equipment Covington LA

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.

Boston Pub
(985) 893-9907
517 E Boston St
Covington, LA
Description
Boston Pub - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Boston Pub offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Daiquiris & Creams
(985) 871-0500
339 N Highway 190
Covington, LA
Description
Daiquiris & Creams - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Daiquiris & Creams makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Firehouse Bar & Grill
(985) 898-2222
72148 Military Rd
Covington, LA
Description
Firehouse Bar & Grill - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Firehouse Bar & Grill is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Daiquiri Trace
(985) 727-1301
1819 N Causeway Blvd
Mandeville, LA
Description
Daiquiri Trace - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Daiquiri Trace, 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.

Rosie's Tavern
(985) 809-0454
22067 Highway 59
Abita Springs, LA
Description
Rosie's Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Rosie's Tavern 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.

Daiquiri Depot
(985) 893-7305
124 Maison Dr
Covington, LA
Description
Daiquiri Depot - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Daiquiri Depot offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Fill'In Station Daiquiris
(985) 893-3068
842 N Collins Blvd
Covington, LA
Description
Fill'in Station Daiquiris - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Fill'in Station Daiquiris is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

T Rivers
(985) 845-1711
1999 Main St
Madisonville, LA
Description
T Rivers - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, T Rivers makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Americas Spirits
(985) 898-0557
70117 Highway 59
Abita Springs, LA
Description
Americas Spirits - If you're trying to impress your date, Americas Spirits 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 Americas Spirits offers.

Daiquiris & Creams
(985) 624-3030
1737 Highway 190
Mandeville, LA
Description
Daiquiris & Creams - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Daiquiris & Creams is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

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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