Cocktail Party Supplies Aberdeen SD
18 2nd Ave SE
Roughrider Saloon - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Roughrider Saloon 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.
Body Shop Bar & Lounge
331 N Roosevelt St
Body Shop Bar & Lounge - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Body Shop Bar & Lounge? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.
714 1st Ave NE
Schwan's Recreation - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.
22 2nd Ave SE
Generations Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Generations Pub, 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.
337 N Roosevelt St
Pirate's Cove - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pirate's Cove? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.
R & A Bar
5 S Main St
R & A Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, R & A Bar 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 R & A Bar offers.
420 S Main St
Drink, 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 Drink
1017 S Main St
Zoo Bar - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Zoo Bar caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
5755 Highway 12 E
Big Fella's 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 Big Fella's
208 S Main St
Baby Boomers - Plush seating and good music gives Baby Boomers a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.
Technique, Technique, Technique
Technique, Technique, Technique
By Russ Cobbe
In real estate the mantra is location, location, location but in mixing cocktails its technique, technique, technique. Most home bartenders tend to just throw the ingredients together and serve the drink and in a lot of commercial establishments they do the same thing. The way a drink is prepared can make a big difference in how it tastes and in the atmosphere created.
Chilling a Glass
Always chill glasses before filling them. There are a couple of ways to accomplish this. First is to simply put them in the fridge or a freezer a couple of hours ahead of time. If you forget however you can fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice for a few minutes. Make sure to empty the ice before preparing the drink.
Frosting a Glass
For "frosted" drinks you can put the glass in the freezer ahead of time or bury it in shaved ice until it has a white, frosted and ice-cold look and feel. For "sugar-frosted" glasses, wet the rim of the glass that is already chilled with lemon or lime juice and then dip into powdered sugar or coarse salt depending on the recipe.
Creating a layered drink, also known as a pousse caf�, is not difficult once you know how. The main concept is the heavier ingredients go in first and the lighter ones on top so the ingredients don't mix. Take an inverted spoon and slowly pour the ingredient onto the back of the spoon. This spreads it out and reduces the churn that happens with a straight pour. This can also be done by pouring the ingredient down a glass rod.
To make a flaming drink you have to have a spirit that has a high alcohol content. Brandy is normally used. Prewarm the glass being used. Pour some liquor into the prewarmed glass and heat a smaller amount over a flame or in a saucepan on a stove. Light it with a match and then pour it into the glass being used very carefully. This will cause the rest of the alcohol to ignite. Be careful, flames can jump up qu...
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