Cocktail Party Supplies Abilene TX
3112 S 27th St
Club Hypnotiq - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Club Hypnotiq caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
525 Arnold Blvd
Woodys - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Woodys is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Woodys is more than able to oblige.
Zone Grill & Bar
4638 S 14th St
Zone Grill & Bar - Happy hour never looked so good. Zone Grill & Bar, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
El Fidi Fidi Club
443 Walnut St
El Fidi Fidi Club - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because El Fidi Fidi Club, 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.
Bill Reed Distributing Company
4290 South Treadaway Boulevard
541 Arnold Blvd
Lone Star - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Lone Star caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
4109 S Danville Dr
Little Texas - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Little Texas, 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.
Mi Barrio Tejano
2902 N 2nd St
Mi Barrio Tejano - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Mi Barrio Tejano, 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.
407 County Road 287
Brew Buckets - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Brew Buckets 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.)
H & H Beverages
3254 South 14th Street
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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