Bartending Equipment Torrington CT

Local resource for bartenders in Torrington. 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.

Roadhouse Tavern
(860) 482-7979
225 E Pearl St
Torrington, CT
Description
Roadhouse Tavern, 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 Roadhouse Tavern

Rae's Towne Tavern
(860) 482-6067
218 Harwinton Ave
Torrington, CT
Description
Rae's Towne Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Rae's Towne Tavern, 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.

Sky Top Lanes
(860) 489-3343
1000 E Main St
Torrington, CT
Description
Sky Top Lanes - Let's call it what it is. Sky Top Lanes, 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 Sky Top Lanes you should have plenty of options.

Players Sports Bar
(860) 589-0002
23 Main St
Terryville, CT
Description
Players Sports Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, Players Sports Bar is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Players Sports Bar offers.

Gemini's Cafe
(860) 658-9724
20 Tariffville Rd
Simsbury, CT
Description
Gemini's Cafe - 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, Gemini's Cafe kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Clifones Eastside Cafe
(860) 489-8082
823 New Harwinton Rd
Torrington, CT
Description
Clifones Eastside Cafe, 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 Clifones Eastside Cafe

Joe D's Tavern
(860) 496-9344
179 Washington Ave
Torrington, CT
Description
Joe D's Tavern - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Joe D's Tavern is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Joe D's Tavern is more than able to oblige.

Bohemian Pub
(860) 482-5142
131 Water St # 2
Torrington, CT
Description
Bohemian Pub - If you're looking to kick back, Bohemian Pub, 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.

Sports Rock USA
(860) 582-9668
177 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
Description
Sports Rock Usa - 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.

Cookes Tavern
(860) 747-0645
143 New Britain Ave
Plainville, CT
Description
Cookes Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cookes Tavern, 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, Cookes Tavern will do the trick.

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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