Bartending Equipment Topeka KS

Local resource for bartenders in Topeka. 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.

Fergie's Clubhouse Bar
(785) 235-2800
1414 SW Lane St
Topeka, KS
Description
Fergie's Clubhouse Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Fergie's Clubhouse Bar, 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.

Jul's Cocktail Club
(785) 272-0040
4117 SW Huntoon St
Topeka, KS
Description
Jul's Cocktail Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Jul's Cocktail Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Francis O'Dooley's Irish Pub
(785) 273-0131
1930 SW Westport Dr # 1
Topeka, KS
Description
Francis O'dooley's Irish Pub, 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 Francis O'dooley's Irish Pub

Electric Cowboy
(785) 267-3545
3249 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
Description
Electric Cowboy - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Electric Cowboy kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Chatter Box Tavern
(785) 235-6841
2121 SE 6th Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Chatter Box Tavern - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Chatter Box Tavern, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Scottie's
(785) 272-4810
901 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS
Description
Scottie's - Happy hour never looked so good. Scottie's, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Michelle's
(785) 272-8040
605 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS
Description
Michelle's - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Michelle's makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Tool Shed Tap
(785) 234-0482
921 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Tool Shed Tap, 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 Tool Shed Tap

Goose One Sports Bar & Grill
(785) 357-8474
3203 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Goose One Sports Bar & Grill - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Goose One Sports Bar & Grill, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Matinee Club
(785) 234-6808
611 SE Carnahan Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Matinee Club - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Matinee Club? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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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