Bartending Equipment State College PA

Local resource for bartenders in State College. 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.

Brewery, The
(814) 237-2892
223 E Beaver Ave
State College, PA
Brewery, The - There's not much food here, but the atmosphere is good, and there are late night pitchers for half price. The pub goers listen to live rock bands while downing their cheap beer.

Preet Indian Restaurant
(814) 237-4234
132 Sowers St
State College, PA
Preet Indian Restaurant - This very good Indian restaurant has an all-you-can eat lunch buffet for students trying to extend their budgets.

Ruby Tuesday
(814) 234-6256
1556 S Atherton St
State College, PA
Ruby Tuesday - Part of a national chain, although it does try to add local elements to the bar. The food is standard American choices: you'll find New York steaks and chicken wings.

Vegetarian Delight
(814) 234-2373
114 S Hetzel St
State College, PA
Vegetarian Delight - An Indian restaurant, small but comfortable and charging very good prices.

Happy Buddhas
(814) 238-4889
239 Northland Court
State College, PA
Happy Buddhas - Need a place for a first date? Happy Buddhas, located at [Address], might do the trick. The ambiance is comfortable and a little sexy, so you should be setting the right mood. Either way, the food ain't bad.

India Pavilion
(814) 237-3400
222 E Calder Way
State College, PA
India Pavilion - Superior Indian food with good Tandoori dishes. Quality is on a level with what might be expected in a big city.

Tavern Restaurant, The
(814) 238-6116
220 E College Ave
State College, PA
Tavern Restaurant, The - An alumni bar: the place is filled with Nittany Lion memorabilia. It's sure to be busy on football Saturdays.

Corner Room
(814) 237-3051
100 W College Ave
State College, PA
Corner Room - Traditional restaurant set in an attractive older building.

Pier 7
(814) 238-7933
2080 Cato Ave
State College, PA
Pier 7 - No, State College isn't near the ocean, but this place specializes in seafood, so the name is sort of appropriate.

Hi-Way Pizza
(814) 237-5718
340 E College Ave
State College, PA
Hi-Way Pizza - Acclaimed for its Neopolitan and Sicilian pizzas. The pizzas, made since 1963, are cooked in wood-fired ovens.

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.

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