Bartending Equipment Hammond LA

Local resource for bartenders in Hammond. 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.

Johnny's Lounge
(985) 542-9809
12551 Wardline Rd
Hammond, LA
Johnny's Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Johnny's Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

(985) 345-9898
226 N Cate St
Hammond, LA
Augustine's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Augustine's 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.

Brown Door 1
(985) 345-9916
126 N Cate St
Hammond, LA
Brown Door 1 - Happy hour never looked so good. Brown Door 1, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Chevy's Night Club
(985) 542-2745
1905 Nashville Ave
Hammond, LA
Chevy's Night Club - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Chevy's Night Club is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Mr G's Lounge
(985) 902-9948
12605 Highway 190 W
Hammond, LA
Mr G's Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Mr G's Lounge 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.

Wise Guys Daiquiris
(985) 543-0380
14474 W University Ave
Hammond, LA
Wise Guys Daiquiris - If you're trying to impress your date, Wise Guys Daiquiris 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 Wise Guys Daiquiris offers.

(985) 542-8125
505 W Thomas St
Hammond, LA
Daiquiris - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Daiquiris offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Mule's Cate St Pub
(985) 345-5059
116 N Cate St
Hammond, LA
Mule's Cate St Pub - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Mule's Cate St Pub kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Crescent Bar
(985) 345-7636
110 W Thomas St
Hammond, LA
Crescent 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.

Benny's Place
(985) 345-0386
204 W Thomas St
Hammond, LA
Benny's Place - Let's call it what it is. Benny's Place, 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 Benny's Place you should have plenty of options.

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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