Bartending Equipment La Crosse WI

Local resource for bartenders in La Crosse. 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.

(608) 781-5180
2658 George St
La Crosse, WI
Pastimes - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pastimes? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

(608) 782-9135
2007 Kane St
La Crosse, WI
Jackpot - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Jackpot, 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, Jackpot will do the trick.

Green Door
(608) 784-4849
1703 George St
La Crosse, WI
Green Door - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Green Door? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Alumni Inn
(608) 784-3662
620 Gillette St
La Crosse, WI
Alumni Inn - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Alumni Inn is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Mug Tavern
(608) 785-7140
1312 Bainbridge St
La Crosse, WI
Mug Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Mug Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Fish's Bar
(608) 782-6446
1452 Caledonia St
La Crosse, WI
Fish's Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Fish's Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Fish's Bar is more than able to oblige.

Chameleon Night Club
(608) 785-0321
54 Copeland Ave
La Crosse, WI
Chameleon Night Club - Think of Chameleon Night Club as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Teddy Bears
(608) 796-2991
1101 Saint Andrew St
La Crosse, WI
Teddy Bears - 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.

B & R's Of LA Crosse
(608) 782-9062
621 Saint Paul St
La Crosse, WI
B & R's Of La Crosse - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, B & R's Of La Crosse, 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.

Krazy L
(608) 784-6760
518 Hagar St
La Crosse, WI
Krazy L - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Krazy L, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

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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