Bartending Equipment Monroe LA

Local resource for bartenders in Monroe. 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.

Blue Monkey Tavern
(318) 324-9864
819 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA
Description
Blue Monkey Tavern, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Blue Monkey Tavern

Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames
(318) 651-0038
3227 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames is more than able to oblige.

Bangkok Bar
(318) 699-0097
812 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA
Description
Bangkok Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Bangkok Bar, 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.

Mickey's Pub
(318) 388-0441
3225 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Mickey'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 Mickey's Pub.

Bananna Bob's Cantina
(318) 388-8757
207 Olive St
Monroe, LA
Description
Bananna Bob's Cantina - Think of Bananna Bob's Cantina as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Sal's Saloon
(318) 322-7100
3221 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Sal's Saloon - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Sal's Saloon 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.

6th Street Bar
(318) 387-8210
1026 N 6th St
Monroe, LA
Description
6Th Street Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, 6Th Street Bar, 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.

T B J's
(318) 387-4171
2011 Roselawn Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
T B J's - Let's call it what it is. T B J'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 T B J's you should have plenty of options.

Elevation
(318) 387-7777
408 Washington St
Monroe, LA
Description
Elevation - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Elevation, 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.

Miss Que Ii
(318) 323-9029
209 Olive St
Monroe, LA
Description
Miss Que Ii - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Miss Que Ii makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

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.

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