Bartending Equipment Durango CO

Local resource for bartenders in Durango. 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.

T G's Tavern
(970) 259-0560
3372 Highway 550
Durango, CO
Description
T G's Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, T G's Tavern 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 T G's Tavern offers.

El Rancho
(970) 259-8111
975 Main Ave
Durango, CO
Description
El Rancho - Now you have your cake and eat it too. El Rancho, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Steamworks Brewing Co
(970) 375-9686
102 E 8th St
Durango, CO
Description
Steamworks Brewing Co - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Steamworks Brewing Co is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Colorado Pongas
(970) 382-8554
121 W 8th St
Durango, CO
Description
Colorado Pongas - If you're looking to kick back, Colorado Pongas, 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.

Office Spiritorium
(970) 375-7260
699 Main Ave
Durango, CO
Description
Office Spiritorium - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Office Spiritorium 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.

Players Sports Bar & Grill
(970) 259-6120
652 Main Ave
Durango, CO
Description
Players Sports Bar & Grill - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Players Sports Bar & Grill 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.

Ska Brewing Co
(970) 247-5792
545 Turner Dr
Durango, CO
Description
Ska Brewing Co - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Ska Brewing Co, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Joel's
(970) 385-0430
119 W 8th St
Durango, CO
Description
Joel's - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Joel's is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Ball Park
(970) 385-5533
351 S Camino Del Rio
Durango, CO
Description
Ball Park - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Ball Park, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Eighth Avenue Tavern
(970) 259-8801
509 E 8th Ave
Durango, CO
Description
Eighth Avenue Tavern, 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 Eighth Avenue Tavern

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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