Bartending Equipment Saint Paul MN

Local resource for bartenders in Saint Paul. 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.

Pyramid Cafe
(763) 574-9999
4921 Centra Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN
Gluek's Restaurant & Bar
16 North 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN

(612) 377-3345
2414 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN
Top Hat Lounge
(651) 228-1347
134 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN
Top Hat Lounge - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Top Hat Lounge 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.

Brown Derby Lounge
(651) 291-9632
567 Stryker Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Brown Derby Lounge - Relaxed bar with a lively blues jam Thursday and Saturday.

Yafa Grill Hookah Club
(763) 789-9232
4110 Centra Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
Big Marina Grill Deli (El Bustan)
(763) 571-7807
4755 Central Ave. NE
Columbia Heights, MN
Minnesota Music Cafe
(651) 776-4699
499 Payne Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Minnesota Music Cafe - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Minnesota Music Cafe, 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.

(612) 228-9959
601 N Western Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Lucy's - The ex-Blues Saloon has turned into a disco club with a country vibe on Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays, it's techno and house, then Sundays, its hip-hop, with no sagging jeans allowed.

Half Time Rec
(651) 488-8245
1013 Front Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Half Time Rec - Hosts Irish singers five times a week in one room, while the other one is a working-class bar. In the mood to play a little game? Then head on downstairs and challenge your partner to a game of bocci ball. Don't forget to bring enough cash with you because they don't take credit cards.

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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