Cocktail Party Supplies Alvin TX

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Alvin. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, liquor stores and wine and spirits, as well as advice on drink recipes, mixers, rum, vodka, whiskey and tequila.

Challal Grill Cafe
(281) 316-2607
201 Hobbs Rd
League City, TX
 
Good Times Bar & Grill
(281) 388-0332
1507 W Highway 6
Alvin, TX
Description
Good Times Bar & Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Good Times Bar & Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

My Place
(281) 585-0066
2007 S Gordon St
Alvin, TX
Description
My Place - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, My Place, 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.

Cheers Pub
(281) 482-9855
502 N Friendswood Dr
Friendswood, TX
Description
Cheers Pub - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Cheers Pub is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Conover Marguerite's
(409) 925-1059
3330 Avenue A
Santa Fe, TX
Description
Conover Marguerite's - Dress up. Conover Marguerite's isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Garden Lounge
(281) 585-9602
2770 E Highway 6
Alvin, TX
Description
Garden Lounge - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Garden Lounge 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.)

Woody's Ice House
(281) 585-3550
Highway 35 & Greenhouse Rd
Alvin, TX
Description
Woody's Ice House - Happy hour never looked so good. Woody's Ice House, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Gold Club Iii
(281) 996-1071
2525 Friendswoodlink Rd
Friendswood, TX
Description
Gold Club Iii - Dress up. Gold Club Iii isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Hey Bobs
(281) 692-9592
5302 Masters Rd
Manvel, TX
Description
Hey Bobs - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Hey Bobs will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Cricketts
(409) 925-5583
9302 Fm 2004 Rd
Santa Fe, TX
Description
Cricketts - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Cricketts offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

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.

Floating Liqueurs
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.

Flaming Liqueurs
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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