Cocktail Party Supplies Bangor ME

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bangor. 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.

Bounty Taverne
(207) 947-8651
500 Main St
Bangor, ME
Description
Bounty Taverne - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Bounty Taverne caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

RED Baron Lounge
(207) 947-4375
299 Godfrey Blvd # 2
Bangor, ME
Description
Red Baron Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Red Baron 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.

Pat's Tavern Inc
(207) 947-3972
115 State St
Bangor, ME
Description
Pat's Tavern Inc - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Pat's Tavern Inc 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.

Brookside Grill
(207) 989-6455
554 S Main St
Brewer, ME
Description
Brookside Grill - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Brookside Grill 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.

Peaks Hill Lodge
(207) 843-7080
Peaks Hill Rd
Holden, ME
Description
Peaks Hill Lodge - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Peaks Hill Lodge, 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.

Spectrum
(207) 942-3000
190 Harlow St
Bangor, ME
Description
Spectrum - 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, Spectrum kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Main Tavern
(207) 947-1997
152 Main St
Bangor, ME
Description
Main Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Main Tavern 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.

Cap's Tavern
(207) 989-2268
494 1/2 S Main St
Brewer, ME
Description
Cap's Tavern - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Cap's Tavern offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Ushuaia
(207) 866-7700
103 Park St
Orono, ME
Description
Ushuaia - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Ushuaia 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.

Number Ten Main Street
(207) 827-5781
10 Main St
Old Town, ME
Description
Number Ten Main Street, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Number Ten Main 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.

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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