Bartending Equipment Saint Louis MO

Local resource for bartenders in Saint Louis. 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.

(314) 725-1661
6227 Delmar Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
Loading Zone
(314) 361-4119
16 S Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Loading Zone - What was once a bit of a sketchy pickup joint has been renovated after the death of its owner. Now the new ownership has redone the whole place and it's like brand new. They still offer all the gay bar essentials, though - strong drinks, karaoke night and cute boys.

Luckett's Lounge
(314) 367-0695
4616 Delmar Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
Luckett's Lounge - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Luckett's Lounge, 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.

Tenderloin Room
(314) 361-0900
232 N Kingshighway
Saint Louis, MO
Tenderloin Room - Some say that the attraction here is the meltingly tender steaks. But what keeps the crowds coming back is the elegant piano bar and strong drinks. Barbara Gabriella tickles the ivories and involves the whole crowd with elegant standards.

J J Clubhouse & Bar
(314) 535-4100
3858 Market St
Saint Louis, MO
J J Clubhouse & Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Babe's Tavern
(314) 647-3436
3215 Ivanhoe Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Babe's Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Babe's Tavern is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Club Viva
(314) 361-0322
408 N Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Club Viva - St. Louis is not really known for its Latino population, so it comes as a surprise to see that one of the best clubs in town is know for its Latin dancing and music. Ladies always get in free, and their music isn't just Latin. Reggae bands get much respect at Viva and the crowds are lovin' all of it.

Jersey Lil Saloon
(314) 776-5487
4920 Northrup Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Jersey Lil Saloon, 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 Jersey Lil Saloon

Fox Hole Lounge
(314) 531-3699
4146 Manchester Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Fox Hole Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Fox Hole Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Ernest Scorpio Lounge
(314) 361-9700
515 N Taylor Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Ernest Scorpio Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Ernest Scorpio Lounge a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

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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