Bartending Equipment Glastonbury CT

Local resource for bartenders in Glastonbury. 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.

AMF Silver Lanes
(860) 569-2990
748 Silver Ln
East Hartford, CT
Description
Amf Silver Lanes - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Amf Silver Lanes offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Burnside Ice Co Inc
(860) 528-2200
776 Tolland St
East Hartford, CT
Description
Burnside Ice Co Inc - If you're trying to impress your date, Burnside Ice Co Inc 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 Burnside Ice Co Inc offers.

Skywalk
(860) 522-7623
45 South St
Hartford, CT
Description
Skywalk - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Skywalk is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Pool Factory
(860) 643-6944
1131 Tolland Tpke # C
Manchester, CT
Description
Pool Factory - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pool Factory? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Chez Est
(860) 525-3243
458 Wethersfield Ave
Hartford, CT
Description
Chez Est - 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.

Three Lions Pub & Restaurant
(860) 633-3807
840 Main St
South Glastonbury, CT
Description
Three Lions Pub & Restaurant - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Three Lions Pub & Restaurant? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

LA Fonda Bar & Grille
(860) 296-0657
1005 Maple Ave
Hartford, CT
Description
La Fonda Bar & Grille - Happy hour never looked so good. La Fonda Bar & Grille, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Side Line Bar & Grill
(860) 646-0165
384 Middle Tpke W
Manchester, CT
Description
Side Line Bar & Grill - If you're looking to kick back, Side Line Bar & Grill, 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.

Holiday Lounge
(860) 646-3637
39 Spencer St
Manchester, CT
Description
Holiday Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Holiday Lounge, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Holiday Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Brew & Wine Hobby
(860) 528-0592
98 Pitkin St # C
East Hartford, CT
Description
Brew & Wine Hobby, 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 Brew & Wine Hobby.

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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