Bartending Equipment Santa Fe NM

Local resource for bartenders in Santa Fe. 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.

Paramount Night Club / Bar B
(505) 982-8999
331 Sandoval St
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Paramount Night Club / Bar B - This versatile spot is the premier dance club in Santa Fe. The club hosts themed nights and DJs. It also serves a short menu of pizzas, sandwiches, and salads which you can have delivered to your home. (Not bad for a trendy nightspot.) Adjoining is the alternative lifestyle-friendly Bar B decked out in swanky red velvet and offering some more bohemian pleasures like poetry reading and live jazz.

Lobby Lounge
(505) 988-5531
211 Old Santa Fe Trl
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Lobby Lounge, 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 Lobby Lounge

Second Chance Saloon Inc
(505) 984-0600
110 Don Gaspar Ave
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Second Chance Saloon Inc - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Second Chance Saloon Inc, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Garrett's Desert Inn
(505) 982-1851
311 Old Santa Fe Trl
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Garrett's Desert Inn - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Garrett's Desert Inn? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Evangelos Inc
(505) 982-9014
200 W San Francisco St
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Evangelos Inc - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Evangelos Inc, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Cowgirl Hall of Fame
(505) 982-2565
319 S Guadelupe St
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Cowgirl Hall of Fame - Locals and tourists alike congregate at this cowgirl-themed watering hole for southwestern food and a variety of indoor and outdoor live music. Locals enjoy the friendly service all year round. This cozy spot keeps patrons through the winter by its barside fireplace.

Rooney's Tavern
(505) 984-9112
402 N Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Rooney's Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Rooney's Tavern 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.

Swig
(505) 955-0400
135 W Palace, Level 3
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Swig - If you are from one of the coasts, or want to act like you are from one of the coasts, Swig is the best Santa Fe replication of an big city lounge. Unfortunately, that also includes coastal prices ($$$!). The current "in" place in Santa Fe featues pool tables, 4 color themed rooms, astro-turf-covered bathrooms, an Asian-themed menu, and good DJs--but, alas, no dance floor!

Dragon Room Bar
(505) 984-0691
406 Old Santa Fe Trl
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Dragon Room Bar - Adjoining the well-known Pink Adobe Restaurant, the Dragon Room also has a small menu of its own. The bar is often loud and crowded, but it is a place to "see and be seen" and some locals argue that no spot better captures the soul of Santa Fe.

Cheeks
(505) 473-5259
2841 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Description
Cheeks - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Cheeks caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

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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