Bartending Equipment Louisville KY

Local resource for bartenders in Louisville. 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.

Cafe 360
(502) 473-8694
1586 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY
 
Atmosphere Night Club
(502) 458-5301
917 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY
Description
Atmosphere Night Club - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Atmosphere Night Club kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Heck Inc
(502) 456-5679
1134 E Breckinridge St
Louisville, KY
Description
Heck Inc - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Heck Inc, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Huelsman Bar & Grill
(502) 634-8090
1100 Ash St
Louisville, KY
Description
Huelsman Bar & Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Huelsman Bar & Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Mike's Place
(502) 485-0780
2301 Taylorsville Rd
Louisville, KY
Description
Mike's Place - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Mike's Place is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Mike's Place is more than able to oblige.

Cahoots
(502) 454-6687
1047 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
Description
Cahoots - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Cahoots is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Diamond Station
(502) 456-6405
2280 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
Description
Diamond Station - If you're trying to impress your date, Diamond Station 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 Diamond Station offers.

Blue Martini
(502) 681-2002
426 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY
Description
Blue Martini - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Blue Martini kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Hideaway Saloon
(502) 485-0114
1607 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
Description
Hideaway Saloon, 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 Hideaway Saloon.

Akiko's
(502) 459-8020
1123 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
Description
Akiko's - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Akiko's, 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.

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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