Bartending Equipment West Lafayette IN

Local resource for bartenders in West Lafayette. 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.

Cafe Hookah
(765) 743-3636
135 South Chauncey Ave
West Lafayette, IN
 
La Scala
(765) 420-8171
312 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
La Scala - The deeply flavored Italian food is diverse, and constantly changing, which means you'll be sure to have a different experience each time you stop by. An expansion, both in hours and in space, provides more chances to sample the innovative, yet low-priced dishes.

Akropolis
(765) 447-0001
3311 S St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Akropolis - Akropolis is an old, family-run casual Greek eatery, cooking up big portions and tasty dessert food.

Burton's Bar
(765) 742-8727
2401 Schuyler Ave
Lafayette, IN
Description
Burton's Bar - Sports bar presenting karaoke on some nights of the week. The clientele is made up of local workers.

Rio Bravo Cantina
(765) 449-8071
2525 S Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
Rio Bravo Cantina - Get free tacos here from 4 to 6, workdays, and check out the live Latin music on Thursday evenings. Or, just eat the wide range of Mexican food, from chimichangas to burritos, and drink down the Mexican beer, sangria, margaritas, and wines.

The Egyptian Cafe
(765) 743-0500
130 Northwestern Ave
West Laf, IN
 
Great Wall
(765) 447-0606
700 N Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
Great Wall - You'll get surprisingly authentic Chinese food here, in both buffet and menu options. It hosts many receptions and other social events.

CW Dandy's
(765) 447-4131
400 S Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
CW Dandy's - Bar at the local Days Inn.

Bistro 501
(765) 423-4501
501 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Bistro 501 - It's hard to find French dining in the area, but this bistro is the standard: the soft yellow walls, open architecture, and excellent wine list combine to provide an elegant, unique experience.

Overtime Tavern
(765) 742-5209
1802 Schuyler Ave
Lafayette, IN
Description
Overtime Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Overtime Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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