Cocktail Party Supplies Barre VT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Barre. 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.

Danny's Pub Inc
(802) 479-5664
10 Keith Ave
Barre, VT
Description
Danny's Pub Inc - 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.

Gusto's
(802) 476-7919
28 Prospect St
Barre, VT
Description
Gusto's - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Writeside Up Desktop Pub
(802) 496-2220
918 Route 100 B
Moretown, VT
Description
Writeside Up Desktop Pub - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Writeside Up Desktop Pub 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.

Farr's Roadhouse
(802) 244-4053
1675 Us Route 2
Waterbury, VT
Description
Farr's Roadhouse - Dress up. Farr's Roadhouse 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.

Localfolk Smokehouse
(802) 496-5623
9 Rt 17
Waitsfield, VT
 
Cuzzins Night Club
(802) 479-4344
230 N Main St
Barre, VT
Description
Cuzzins Night Club - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Cuzzins Night Club, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Charlie-O's
(802) 223-6820
70 Main St
Montpelier, VT
Description
Charlie-O's - Let's call it what it is. Charlie-O's, 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 Charlie-O's you should have plenty of options.

Mad Mountain Tavern
(802) 496-2562
101 VT Rte 17
Waitsfield, VT
Description
Mad Mountain Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Mad Mountain Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Ashley's Bar LTD
(802) 728-9182
27 Merchants Row
Randolph, VT
Description
Ashley's Bar Ltd - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Ashley's Bar Ltd makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Local Potion
(802) 454-7200
20 School St.
Plainfield, VT
 

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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