Bartending Equipment Waukegan IL

Local resource for bartenders in Waukegan. 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.

Ariah Hookah
(847) 548-0870
1816 Belvidere Road
Grasylake, IL
Booners Place
(847) 360-8836
1210 Washington St
Waukegan, IL
Booners Place is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Booners Place

Genesee Inn
(847) 336-0558
36 N Genesee St
Waukegan, IL
Genesee Inn - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Genesee Inn is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Frolic Lounge
(847) 336-8909
2902 Washington St
Waukegan, IL
Frolic Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Frolic Lounge, 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 Frolic Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Bub's Pub
(847) 244-0969
2219 N Green Bay Rd
Waukegan, IL
Bub's Pub - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Bub's Pub 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.

Cafe Mystiko
(847) 520-1892
20510 Milwaukee Ave.
Deerfield, IL
Russ's Beer & Bottle Inc
(847) 336-1334
938 W Glen Flora Ave
Waukegan, IL
Russ's Beer & Bottle Inc - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Russ's Beer & Bottle Inc 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.

Casey's Corner
(847) 662-0112
35726 N Green Bay Rd
Waukegan, IL
Casey's Corner - If you're trying to impress your date, Casey's Corner 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 Casey's Corner offers.

Clover Bar & Grill
(847) 623-8080
2801 Washington St
Waukegan, IL
Clover Bar & Grill - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Clover Bar & Grill 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.)

San Luis Lounge
(847) 244-3636
50 S Green Bay Rd
Waukegan, IL
San Luis Lounge - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, San Luis Lounge, 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.

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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