Bartending Equipment Lafayette IN

Local resource for bartenders in Lafayette. 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.

The Egyptian Cafe
(765) 743-0500
130 Northwestern Ave
West Laf, IN
 
Luxie's Pub N Grub
(765) 742-4782
648 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Luxie's Pub N Grub - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Luxie's Pub N Grub, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Lafayette Brewing Co.
(765) 742-2591
622 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Lafayette Brewing Co. - The only microbrewery in town: the brews are ales and stouts, accompanied by a menu of appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads, and steak. The place is housed in a nice, historic three-story brick building.

La Scala
(765) 420-8171
312 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
La Scala - The deeply flavored Italian food is diverse, and constantly changing, which means you'll be sure to have a different experience each time you stop by. An expansion, both in hours and in space, provides more chances to sample the innovative, yet low-priced dishes.

Kokoro
(765) 742-8180
514 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Kokoro - This downtown Lafayette sushi bar offers the most upscale Asian cuisine around. The largely Asian clientele helps keep standards for food and alcohol high.

Cafe Hookah
(765) 743-3636
135 South Chauncey Ave
West Lafayette, IN
 
Linnwood Tavern
(765) 742-8691
1242 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Linnwood Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Linnwood Tavern 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.)

Kooler Keg
(765) 742-8539
1035 N 6th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Kooler Keg - The name tells you something: it's a simple bar, with no real frills, and a bit of a party crowd. The steak is a highlight.

Akropolis
(765) 447-0001
3311 S St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Akropolis - Akropolis is an old, family-run casual Greek eatery, cooking up big portions and tasty dessert food.

Ben Hur Tavern
(765) 477-7147
1002 S 4th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Ben Hur Tavern - A small, plain bar serving office workers.

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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