Bartending Equipment Pierre SD

Local resource for bartenders in Pierre. 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.

Granstand
(605) 945-3260
420 Coteau St
Pierre, SD
Description
Granstand - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Granstand 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.

Pete-Ez
(605) 224-6995
611 S Lowell Pl
Pierre, SD
Description
Pete-Ez - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Pete-Ez 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.

Whiskey River Outpost
(605) 224-8453
4800 SD Highway 34
Pierre, SD
Description
Whiskey River Outpost - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Whiskey River Outpost, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Generations Pub
(605) 229-7955
22 2nd Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
Description
Generations Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Generations Pub, 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.

Gotaways
(605) 352-9636
107 Lincoln Ave SW
Huron, SD
Description
Gotaways - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Gotaways, 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.

Marso's Bar & Lounge
(605) 224-9720
114 W Dakota Ave
Pierre, SD
Description
Marso's Bar & Lounge - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Marso's Bar & Lounge, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Possum Lodge
(605) 224-0124
1501 E Sioux Ave
Pierre, SD
Description
Possum Lodge - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Possum Lodge? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Roughrider Saloon
(605) 725-1847
18 2nd Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
Description
Roughrider Saloon - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Roughrider Saloon is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Village Bowl & Lounge
(605) 934-1866
607 SD Highway 11
Alcester, SD
Description
Village Bowl & Lounge - Happy hour never looked so good. Village Bowl & Lounge, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Hogwild Saloon
(605) 329-2275
411 Main St
Frederick, SD
Description
Hogwild Saloon - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

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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