Bartending Equipment Wilkes Barre PA

Local resource for bartenders in Wilkes Barre. 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.

Pals Inn
(570) 826-1707
85 Brown St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Pals Inn - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Pals Inn is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

(570) 823-6390
280 S Sheridan St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Sucali's - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Sucali's 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.)

R Bar
(570) 824-3080
272 Scott St
Wilkes Barre, PA
R Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? R Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, R Bar is more than able to oblige.

(570) 825-7300
1170 Highway 315
Wilkes Barre, PA
Twists 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 Twists

Golden Cafe
(570) 821-1957
213 Bear Creek Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA
Golden Cafe - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Golden 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.

Brenner's Allstar Cafe
(570) 823-9528
288 Moyallen St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Brenner's Allstar Cafe - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Brenner's Allstar Cafe? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Ike's Glen Tavern
(570) 822-7221
39 Glen St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Ike's Glen Tavern - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Ike's Glen Tavern, 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.

Greco Thom
(570) 829-4299
105 N Main St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Greco Thom - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Greco Thom, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Stan's Cafe
(570) 829-9779
107 Hillside St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Stan's Cafe - If you're trying to impress your date, Stan's Cafe 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 Stan's Cafe offers.

Carl's Bar
(570) 822-0772
136 Nicholson St
Wilkes Barre, PA
Carl's Bar - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Carl's Bar is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

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.

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