Bartending Equipment Sioux Falls SD

Local resource for bartenders in Sioux Falls. 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.

Touche'z
(605) 335-9874
323 S Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Touche'z - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Touche'z 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.

Dew Drop Inn
(605) 338-8239
904 S Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Dew Drop Inn, 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 Dew Drop Inn

Gaslight
(605) 339-9341
2206 W 12th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Gaslight - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Gaslight, 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.

Arrow Bar
(605) 332-4841
212 W 10th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Arrow Bar, 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 Arrow Bar

Waterhole No 1
(605) 335-9697
2400 W Madison St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Waterhole No 1 - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Waterhole No 1 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.

J J Billiards
(605) 335-7637
309 S Elmwood Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
J J Billiards - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to J J Billiards, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Sportsman Bar
(605) 332-6946
607 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Sportsman Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Sportsman Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Brickhouse Bar Brewery & Bstr
(605) 275-2739
431 N Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Brickhouse Bar Brewery & Bstr - If you're looking to kick back, Brickhouse Bar Brewery & Bstr, 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.

Homers Bar & Grill
(605) 331-6455
805 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Homers Bar & Grill - Let's call it what it is. Homers Bar & Grill, 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 Homers Bar & Grill you should have plenty of options.

Top Hat Bar & Lounge
(605) 332-8171
508 S 1st Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Top Hat Bar & Lounge is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Top Hat Bar & Lounge

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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