Bartending Equipment Lincoln NE

Local resource for bartenders in Lincoln. 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.

Rumrunners
(402) 474-5148
2323 T St # 24
Lincoln, NE
Description
Rumrunners - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Rumrunners, 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, Rumrunners will do the trick.

Night Before
(402) 475-4107
1035 M St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Night Before - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Night Before is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Neighbors Lounge
(402) 489-9060
7010 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Neighbors Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Neighbors Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Mickey's Irish Pub
(402) 438-3311
1409 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Mickey's Irish Pub - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Mickey's Irish Pub, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Panic
(402) 435-8764
200 S 18th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Panic - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Panic, 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.

Poor Mac's
(402) 474-9395
104 N 20th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Poor Mac's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Poor Mac's is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Knickerbockers Bar & Grill
(402) 476-6865
901 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Knickerbockers Bar & Grill - If you're trying to impress your date, Knickerbockers Bar & Grill 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 Knickerbockers Bar & Grill offers.

Duffy's Tavern
(402) 474-3543
1412 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Duffy's Tavern, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Duffy's Tavern.

Zen's
(402) 475-2929
122 N 11th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Zen's - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Zen's, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Barrymore's
(402) 476-6494
134 N 13th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Barrymore's - Let's call it what it is. Barrymore's, 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 Barrymore's you should have plenty of options.

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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