Cocktail Party Supplies Ashburn VA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Ashburn. 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.

Shisha Lounge
(703) 444-8848
20921 Davenport Dr. #130
Sterling, VA
 
Alf Laylah WA Laylah
(703) 378-6677
13975 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA
 
Merrifield Kabob and Hookah Lounge
(703) 204-4400
8428 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA
 
Shisha
(703) 444-8848
20921 Davenport Dr
Sterling, VA
 
Auld Shebeen
(703) 293-9600
3971 Chain Bridge Rd
Fairfax, VA
Cross Street
North & Main

Madina Market
(703) 904-7000
374 Elden Street
Herndon, VA
 
Lebnan Zaman
8411 Old Courthouse Road
Vienna, VA
 
Ben & Jerry's Homemade
(703) 406-1404
21100 Dulles Town Cir
Sterling, VA
Description
Ben & Jerry's Homemade - 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.

Gambrinus Co
(703) 561-0791
2355 Dulles Corner Blvd # 40
Herndon, VA
Description
Gambrinus Co - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Gambrinus Co, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Unity Productions
(703) 978-6489
520 Kingsley Rd SW
Vienna, VA
Description
Unity Productions - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Unity Productions kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

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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