Bartending Equipment Midland MI

Local resource for bartenders in Midland. 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.

Country Lounge
(989) 835-6513
430 W Isabella Rd
Midland, MI
Description
Country Lounge, 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 Country Lounge.

Deckers Lounge
(989) 835-7592
402 E Ellsworth St
Midland, MI
Description
Deckers Lounge, 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 Deckers Lounge.

Overpass Bar
(989) 496-9091
2650 Bay City Rd
Midland, MI
Description
Overpass Bar, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Overpass Bar

Long Branch Saloon
(989) 687-5645
17 E Saginaw Rd
Sanford, MI
Description
Long Branch Saloon - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Long Branch Saloon fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

My Brother's Bar
(989) 684-3765
1236 S Huron Rd
Kawkawlin, MI
Description
My Brother's Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, My Brother's Bar, 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.

Frick's Bar
(989) 631-2791
4408 N Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI
Description
Frick's Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Frick's Bar, 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.

Duel Bar
(989) 662-7361
2471 W Parish Rd
Midland, MI
Description
Duel Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Duel Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Tiz-It
(989) 832-6173
4562 N Eastman Rd
Midland, MI
Description
Tiz-It - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Tiz-It fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Auburn Sportsman Bar
(989) 662-2181
123 E Midland Rd
Auburn, MI
Description
Auburn Sportsman Bar is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Auburn Sportsman Bar

Peggy's Pub
(989) 697-3463
6 N Huron Rd
Linwood, MI
Description
Peggy's Pub, 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 Peggy's Pub.

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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