Bartending Equipment Elizabethtown KY

Local resource for bartenders in Elizabethtown. 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.

Otter Creek
(270) 828-9555
6860 Flaherty Rd
Vine Grove, KY
Description
Otter Creek - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Otter Creek, 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.

Depot
(270) 828-9504
6510 Flaherty Rd
Vine Grove, KY
Description
Depot - If you're looking to kick back, Depot, 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.

Star Light Tavern
(270) 828-6199
4375 Flaherty Rd
Vine Grove, KY
Description
Star Light 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 Star Light Tavern

Junction Jamboree
(502) 833-0800
777 Highway 434
Lebanon Junction, KY
Description
Junction Jamboree - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Junction Jamboree, 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.

Cafe 360
(502) 473-8694
1586 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY
 
Skip's Country Tavern
(270) 828-8929
5424 Flaherty Rd
Vine Grove, KY
Description
Skip's Country 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.

Getaway
(270) 828-4500
155 Hargan Rd
Vine Grove, KY
Description
Getaway - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Getaway, 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.

Trackside Tavern
(502) 833-9313
130 Depot Ave
Lebanon Junction, KY
Description
Trackside Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Trackside Tavern 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.)

Prince Hookah Lounge
(859) 258-9949
555 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
 
Brewskee's Sports & Entrtnmnt
(502) 933-0361
5507 Valley Station Rd
Louisville, KY
Description
Brewskee's Sports & Entrtnmnt - Dress up. Brewskee's Sports & Entrtnmnt isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

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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