Bartending Equipment Jacksonville NC

Local resource for bartenders in Jacksonville. 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.

Dirty Deeds Bar & Laundry
(910) 577-3837
1311 Lejeune Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC
Mug's Away
(910) 347-6250
1202 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Mug's Away - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Mug's Away will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Cardinal Lounge
(910) 347-1124
1832 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Cardinal Lounge - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Cardinal Lounge, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Spanky's Lounge
(910) 347-0003
2532 Onslow Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Spanky's Lounge - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Spanky's Lounge, 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, Spanky's Lounge will do the trick.

LA Mirage
(910) 455-5275
1784 Wilmington Hwy
Jacksonville, NC
La Mirage - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. La Mirage, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Gary's Lounge
(910) 455-8057
1411 N Marine Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Gary's Lounge - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Gary's Lounge, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Cave Gentlemens Club
(910) 347-2313
531 Richlands Hwy
Jacksonville, NC
Cave Gentlemens Club - Dress up. Cave Gentlemens Club isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Crazy Jerry's Karaoke
(910) 455-8363
700 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Crazy Jerry's Karaoke - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Crazy Jerry's Karaoke is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Crazy Jerry's Karaoke is more than able to oblige.

Sywanyks Scarlet & Gold
(910) 347-1106
222 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Sywanyks Scarlet & Gold - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Sywanyks Scarlet & Gold, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Club Taylors
(910) 455-9975
165 Blue Creek School Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Club Taylors - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Club Taylors, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from

Daily Drink Recipes Delivered to RSS Feed Contact