Bartending Equipment Virginia Beach VA

Local resource for bartenders in Virginia Beach. 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.

Croc's
620 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Rainbow Cactus Co
(757) 368-0441
3472 Holland Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Rainbow Cactus Co - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Rainbow Cactus Co caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Gil's Bar & Grill
(757) 468-9196
3208 Holland Rd # 115
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Gil's Bar & Grill - If you're trying to impress your date, Gil's Bar & Grill 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 Gil's Bar & Grill offers.

Picasso's
(757) 554-0594
544 Newtown Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Picasso's - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Picasso's, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Sugar N Spice Go-Go Bar
(757) 428-6236
1732 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Sugar N Spice Go-Go Bar - Dress up. Sugar N Spice Go-Go Bar isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Nazef Char Grille
(757) 622-4500
806 Harrington Ave.
Norfolk, VA
 
Shannon Chris Corp
(757) 425-0284
1724 Potters Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Shannon Chris Corp - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Shannon Chris Corp will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Red Baron Inn
(757) 425-0385
236 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Red Baron Inn - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Red Baron Inn makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Foxy Ladies
(757) 468-1587
1425 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Foxy Ladies - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Foxy Ladies, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Luna Sea
(757) 437-4400
206 22nd St
Virginia Beach, VA
Description
Luna Sea - Dress up. Luna Sea isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

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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