Bartending Equipment Lewiston ME

Local resource for bartenders in Lewiston. 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.

Augustines
(207) 782-6677
37 Park St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Augustines - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Augustines is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Blue Goose Tavern
(207) 783-3287
69 Sabattus St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Blue Goose Tavern - 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.

Legends
(207) 783-4083
1567 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Legends - Let's call it what it is. Legends, 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 Legends you should have plenty of options.

Mason Jar
(207) 346-6033
5 N Main St
Mechanic Falls, ME
Description
Mason Jar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Mason Jar, 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, Mason Jar will do the trick.

Sully's Tavern
(207) 377-5808
38 Main St
Winthrop, ME
Description
Sully's Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Sully's 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.)

Scoreboard Pub
(207) 786-7500
1018 Sabattus St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Scoreboard Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Scoreboard Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Club Hypno
(207) 782-6688
17 Park St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Club Hypno - Dress up. Club Hypno 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.

Mixers
(207) 375-4188
136 Sabattus Rd
Sabattus, ME
Description
Mixers - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Mixers, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Loose Moose Saloon
(207) 657-7171
61 Portland Rd
Gray, ME
Description
Loose Moose Saloon - If you're looking to kick back, Loose Moose Saloon, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Two Krazy Lady's Tavern
(207) 737-4006
Route 201
Richmond, ME
Description
Two Krazy Lady's Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, Two Krazy Lady's Tavern, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

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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