Bartending Equipment Grand Island NE

Local resource for bartenders in Grand Island. 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.

Desert Rose Saloon & Dance
(308) 381-8919
3235 S Locust St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Desert Rose Saloon & Dance - If you're looking to kick back, Desert Rose Saloon & Dance, 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.

Sportsman Bar
(308) 389-3482
501 N Pine St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Sportsman Bar - 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.

Bonzai Beach Club
(308) 398-9283
107 N Walnut St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Bonzai Beach Club - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Bonzai Beach Club 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.

B T's Lounge
(308) 382-9773
2320 S Locust St
Grand Island, NE
Description
B T's Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. B T's Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Sluggers
(308) 382-1786
707 W Anna St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Sluggers - Happy hour never looked so good. Sluggers, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Fitzgerald's 4th St Tavern
(308) 382-9967
418 W 4th St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Fitzgerald's 4Th St Tavern - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Glass Bar
(308) 398-4527
1009 W North Front St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Glass Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Glass Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Glass Bar is more than able to oblige.

J Alfred Prufrock's
(308) 398-8466
308 N Pine St
Grand Island, NE
Description
J Alfred Prufrock's - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. J Alfred Prufrock's 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.)

El Palenque Bar
(308) 382-9771
106 W 4th St
Grand Island, NE
Description
El Palenque Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into El Palenque Bar, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, El Palenque Bar will do the trick.

City Limits
123 E South Front St
Grand Island, NE
Description
City Limits - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because City Limits, 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.

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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