Bartending Equipment Moline IL

Local resource for bartenders in Moline. 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.

Buckys Palace Tavern
(309) 764-7822
4902 Avenue Of The Cities
Moline, IL
Buckys Palace 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 Buckys Palace Tavern.

(309) 797-6195
2431 16th St
Moline, IL
Bel-Grade - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Bel-Grade? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

(309) 736-1855
1812 7th St
Moline, IL
Mixers - If you're trying to impress your date, Mixers 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 Mixers offers.

Bowlmor Lanes
(563) 324-3595
2952 Brady St
Davenport, IA
Bowlmor Lanes - Let's call it what it is. Bowlmor Lanes, 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 Bowlmor Lanes you should have plenty of options.

(563) 324-1656
1509 N Harrison St
Davenport, IA
Lumpys - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Lumpys is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Lumpys is more than able to oblige.

Hey Bryan's
(309) 755-9294
1140 15th St
Moline, IL
Hey Bryan's - If you're looking to kick back, Hey Bryan's, 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.

Loveless's Take Time
(309) 797-3303
1702 7th St
Moline, IL
Loveless's Take Time - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Loveless's Take Time, 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, Loveless's Take Time will do the trick.

Mc Butts
(563) 326-0002
1516 N Harrison St
Davenport, IA
Mc Butts - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Mc Butts 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.

Liquid Lounge
(309) 793-9000
1808 2nd Ave
Rock Island, IL
Liquid Lounge - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Liquid Lounge, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Big Mike's
(309) 786-4256
2120 4th Ave
Rock Island, IL
Big Mike's - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Big Mike's, 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.

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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