Bartending Equipment Hood River OR

Local resource for bartenders in Hood River. 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.

Full Sail Brewing Co
(541) 386-2281
506 Columbia St
Hood River, OR
Description
Full Sail Brewing Co - 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.

Shed
(541) 387-4002
1219 12th St
Hood River, OR
Description
Shed - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Shed, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Northshore Bar & Grill
(509) 493-1741
216 W Steuben St
Bingen, WA
Description
Northshore Bar & Grill - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Northshore Bar & Grill? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Chuck Wagon Restaurant
(541) 296-3070
209 E 2nd St
The Dalles, OR
Description
Chuck Wagon Restaurant - Plush seating and good music gives Chuck Wagon Restaurant 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.

Michoacan Sports Bar & Grill
(541) 354-2900
3405 Odell Hwy
Hood River, OR

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Peggy's Roost
(541) 386-6337
2290 Tucker Rd
Hood River, OR
Description
Peggy's Roost - If you're trying to impress your date, Peggy's Roost 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 Peggy's Roost offers.

Skylight Theatre & Pub
(541) 386-4888
109 Oak St
Hood River, OR
Description
Skylight Theatre & Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Skylight Theatre & Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Nick's Tavern
(360) 247-9914
22011 NE 399th St
Appleton, OR
Description
Nick's Tavern - Country bar up in the northern reaches of Clark County serving typical bar fare with pool and darts. Live rock on the weekend.

Walking Man Brewing
(509) 427-5520
240 SW 1st St
Stevenson, WA
Description
Walking Man Brewing - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Walking Man Brewing, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Bungalow Bar & Grill
(509) 427-4523
812 Wind River Hwy
Carson, WA

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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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