Bartending Equipment Toledo OH

Local resource for bartenders in Toledo. 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.

Maxwell's Brew
2661 West Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH
Fitzpatrick's Tavern
(419) 389-0277
1771 Airport Hwy
Toledo, OH
Fitzpatrick's Tavern - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Club Indigo
(419) 243-2295
3031 Monroe St
Toledo, OH
Club Indigo - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Club Indigo, 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, Club Indigo will do the trick.

Livin It Thirty & Up
(419) 472-0379
1601 W Central Ave
Toledo, OH
Livin It Thirty & Up - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Livin It Thirty & Up, 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.

(419) 535-8600
3301 W Central Ave # 11b
Toledo, OH
Rocky's - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Rocky's 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.

Jake's Part-Time Saloon
(419) 535-9259
2520 Dorr St
Toledo, OH
Jake's Part-Time Saloon - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Jake's Part-Time Saloon, 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.

Spigot Tavern
(419) 241-2872
754 Western Ave
Toledo, OH
Spigot Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Spigot Tavern is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Syroka's Sports Spot
(419) 536-7465
2224 Nebraska Ave
Toledo, OH
Syroka's Sports Spot, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Syroka's Sports Spot.

Back Porch
(419) 246-9995
1701 Adams St
Toledo, OH
Back Porch - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Back Porch, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Toledo Police Patrolmans' Assn
(419) 241-8914
1947 Franklin Ave
Toledo, OH
Toledo Police Patrolmans' Assn - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Toledo Police Patrolmans' Assn is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through 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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