Cocktail Party Supplies Arab AL
12542 Us Highway 431
La Taberna - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. La Taberna caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
1525 Blount Ave
Lakeside Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Lakeside Lounge 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.
12470 Us Highway 431
Manhattan's - Plush seating and good music gives Manhattan's 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.
Hwy 79 Beverages & Spirits
5318 Al Highway 79 South
11348 Highway 431 South
New Hope, AL
Bogey's Sports Lounge
412 Old Town St
Bogey's Sports Lounge - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Bogey's Sports Lounge, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.
2140 Gunter Ave
Twilight Zone - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Twilight Zone offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.
Lakeside Beverage & Spirits
21701 USHighway 431
Town Creek Fillin Station
12802 Al Highway 227
Wagon Wheel Liquors
6846 Highway 431 S
Hampton Cove, AL
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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