Bartending Equipment Schenectady NY

Local resource for bartenders in Schenectady. 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.

Saw Mill
(518) 382-8590
501 South Ave
Schenectady, NY
Description
Saw Mill - If you're trying to impress your date, Saw Mill is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Saw Mill offers.

Duane Lounge
(518) 382-9726
353 Duane Ave
Schenectady, NY
Description
Duane Lounge - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Duane Lounge, 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.

Stoney Lanes
(518) 382-9759
1859 Van Vranken Ave
Schenectady, NY
Description
Stoney Lanes - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Stoney Lanes will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Union Inn
(518) 382-9264
517 Union St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Union Inn - If you're trying to impress your date, Union Inn is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Union Inn offers.

Pinhead Susan's
(518) 346-6431
38-40 N Broadway
Schenectady, NY
Description
Pinhead Susan's -

Upscale, yet traditional Irish Pub recieved its name from a graffiti covered bridge that read "Susan is a Pinhead." Geared for the 30 and over crowd, Pinhead Susan's is great for afterwork or to sit and watch a game at the wooden bar. If you have the munchies their food is a little better then most pub food, so order a burger and a Guiness and sit back and relax at this cozy and comfy bar.



Sportsworld Tavern & Grill
(518) 372-7130
2 Argyle Pl
Schenectady, NY
Description
Sportsworld Tavern & Grill - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Sportsworld Tavern & Grill? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Gator Mcgees
(518) 377-7090
605 Union St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Gator Mcgees - Happy hour never looked so good. Gator Mcgees, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Ten Ten Lounge
(518) 346-1145
1010 State St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Ten Ten Lounge - If you're looking to kick back, Ten Ten Lounge, 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.

Rupsis Tavern
(518) 372-3588
1549 Carrie St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Rupsis Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Rupsis Tavern, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Rupsis Tavern will do the trick.

Shamrock Restaurant
(518) 382-9553
157 Clinton St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Shamrock Restaurant - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Shamrock Restaurant, 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.

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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