Cocktail Party Supplies Anderson SC

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Anderson. 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.

Simones R & B Dance Club
(864) 231-7111
2838 S Main St
Anderson, SC
Simones R & B Dance Club - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Simones R & B Dance 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.

Fred's Restaurant & Lounge
(864) 226-0425
120 Waybrook Dr
Anderson, SC
Fred's Restaurant & Lounge - Dress up. Fred's Restaurant & Lounge 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.

Prowlers Lounge
(864) 225-2282
327 E Shockley Ferry Rd
Anderson, SC
Prowlers Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Prowlers Lounge, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Prowlers Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Buds On Bleckley
(864) 224-7262
1034 Bleckley St
Anderson, SC
Buds On Bleckley - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Buds On Bleckley 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.

(864) 222-1668
2005 E Greenville St # 125
Anderson, SC
Churchill's - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Churchill's offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

D & R Lounge
(864) 224-4033
617 W Reed St
Anderson, SC
D & R Lounge - Let's call it what it is. D & R Lounge, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at D & R Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Mark & Jeannie's
(864) 261-0800
326 E Shockley Ferry Rd
Anderson, SC
Mark & Jeannie's - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Mark & Jeannie's 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.

(864) 231-0888
1903 Highway 29 N
Anderson, SC
Dink's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Dink's 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.

Stone's Rhythm & Brews
(864) 222-0015
4300 N Highway 81
Anderson, SC
Stone's Rhythm & Brews - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Stone's Rhythm & Brews 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.)

Dazzlers Sports Bar
(864) 225-1220
3450 Cinema Ave
Anderson, SC
Dazzlers Sports Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Dazzlers Sports Bar, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Dazzlers Sports Bar will do the trick.

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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