Bartending Equipment Davenport IA

Local resource for bartenders in Davenport. 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.

No Place Special
(563) 388-0038
20996 N Brady St
Davenport, IA
No Place Special - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, No Place Special, 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.

Circle Tap
(563) 322-9276
1345 W Locust St
Davenport, IA
Circle Tap - Plush seating and good music gives Circle Tap a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Southern Comfort Lounge
(563) 391-9424
20980 N Brady St
Davenport, IA
Southern Comfort Lounge, 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 Southern Comfort Lounge.

Carriage Haus
(563) 322-1162
312 W 3rd St
Davenport, IA
Carriage Haus - Think of Carriage Haus 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.

Gary's Cedar St Inn
(563) 322-9247
810 Cedar St
Davenport, IA
Gary's Cedar St Inn - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Gary's Cedar St Inn is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Gary's Cedar St Inn is more than able to oblige.

Banana Joes
(563) 323-4200
433 W River Dr
Davenport, IA
Banana Joes - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Banana Joes 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.

Sam's River City Saloon
(563) 322-9501
410 E 2nd St
Davenport, IA
Sam's River City Saloon - If you're trying to impress your date, Sam's River City Saloon 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 Sam's River City Saloon offers.

Pour House
(563) 328-2949
1502 W Locust St
Davenport, IA
Pour House - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Pour House 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.

Happy Hollow Tavern
(563) 322-8765
1502 W 14th St
Davenport, IA
Happy Hollow Tavern - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

2 Amigos Tavern
(563) 322-0060
1520 Washington St
Davenport, IA
2 Amigos Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, 2 Amigos Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

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.

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