Bartending Equipment Hopkinsville KY

Local resource for bartenders in Hopkinsville. 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.

Iron Horse Saloon
(270) 707-0777
561 Mclean Ave
Hopkinsville, KY
Iron Horse Saloon - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Iron Horse Saloon 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.)

Sunset Tavern
(270) 885-4158
1409 E 19th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Sunset Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Sunset Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Princess Theatre Lounge
(270) 885-0005
113 E 9th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Princess Theatre Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Princess Theatre 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.

Prince Hookah Lounge
(859) 258-9949
555 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
Hourglass Lounge
(502) 634-0482
657 W Shipp Ave
Louisville, KY
Hourglass Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Hourglass 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 Hourglass Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Alibi Club
(270) 881-1142
807 S Clay St
Hopkinsville, KY
Alibi Club - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Alibi Club 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.)

Econo Lodge
(270) 886-5242
2916 Fort Campbell Blvd
Hopkinsville, KY
Econo Lodge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Econo Lodge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

(270) 235-5433
123 Turner Loop
Gracey, KY
Rip's - 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.

Cafe 360
(502) 473-8694
1586 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY
Little Jim's Tavern
(859) 259-9966
2461 Georgetown Rd
Lexington, KY
Little Jim's Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Little Jim's Tavern 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 Little Jim's Tavern offers.

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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