Bartending Equipment Shreveport LA

Local resource for bartenders in Shreveport. 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.

Johnny D's Bottle Shop
(318) 226-0116
4044 Mansfield Rd
Shreveport, LA
Description
Johnny D's Bottle Shop - Let's call it what it is. Johnny D's Bottle Shop, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Johnny D's Bottle Shop you should have plenty of options.

Cross Lake Bar
(318) 424-3864
3162 Blanchard Rd
Shreveport, LA
Description
Cross Lake Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cross Lake Bar, 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, Cross Lake Bar will do the trick.

Kings Lounge
(318) 635-6720
1704 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Description
Kings Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Kings 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.

Secrets
(318) 631-7173
6950 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA
Description
Secrets - Let's call it what it is. Secrets, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Secrets you should have plenty of options.

Freddie Mack's
(318) 222-4350
618 Commerce St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Freddie Mack's - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Freddie Mack's makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Friends
(318) 631-8980
1655 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Description
Friends - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Friends is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

E R Lounge
(318) 220-0020
2141 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Description
E R Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. E R 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.

Alligator Joe's
(318) 673-0048
200 Travis St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Alligator Joe's - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Alligator Joe's? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Centenary Crawfish Daquari
(318) 429-6826
1305 Centenary Blvd
Shreveport, LA
Description
Centenary Crawfish Daquari - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Centenary Crawfish Daquari, 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.

Never Never Land
(318) 678-0700
1920 Market St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Never Never Land - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Never Never Land is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Never Never Land is more than able to oblige.

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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