Bartending Equipment Westerly RI

Local resource for bartenders in Westerly. 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.

Danny's
(401) 596-9178
23 Railroad Ave
Westerly, RI
Description
Danny's - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Danny's, 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.

Windjammer Lounge
(401) 322-0504
337 Atlantic Ave
Westerly, RI
Description
Windjammer Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Windjammer Lounge is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Handle Bar Cafe
(860) 599-4246
210 S Broad St
Pawcatuck, CT
Description
Handle Bar Cafe 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 Handle Bar Cafe

Goodtimes Cafe
(860) 599-3134
98 Broad St
Stonington, CT
Description
Goodtimes Cafe - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Goodtimes Cafe, 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.

Harp & Hound
(860) 572-7778
4 Pearl St
Mystic, CT
Description
Harp & Hound, 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 Harp & Hound

Cleats Sports Club
(401) 596-4107
116 Granite St
Westerly, RI
Description
Cleats Sports Club - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Cleats Sports Club 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.

Sandy's Lighthouse
(401) 596-1496
148 Atlantic Ave
Westerly, RI
Description
Sandy's Lighthouse - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Sandy's Lighthouse, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Cottrell Brewing Co
(860) 599-8213
100 Mechanic St
Pawcatuck, CT
Description
Cottrell Brewing Co - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Cottrell Brewing Co is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Cottrell Brewing Co is more than able to oblige.

Hope Valley Pub Inc
(401) 539-2028
14 Spring St
Hopkinton, RI
Description
Hope Valley Pub Inc, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Hope Valley Pub Inc.

Silk Stockings
(860) 448-1077
403 Route 12
Groton, CT
Description
Silk Stockings - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Silk Stockings, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

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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