Cocktail Party Supplies Bay City MI

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bay City. 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.

Lighthouse Lounge
(989) 895-9208
1125 S Water St
Bay City, MI
Description
Lighthouse Lounge - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Lighthouse Lounge 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.)

Jake's Corner Bar
(989) 895-9510
114 3rd St
Bay City, MI
Description
Jake's Corner Bar is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Jake's Corner Bar

Tubby's Pub
(989) 895-5621
1301 Kosciuszko Ave
Bay City, MI
Description
Tubby's Pub - 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.

Jim's Bar
(989) 895-9255
1317 Cass Ave
Bay City, MI
Description
Jim's Bar - 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.

Gwiz's Bar
(989) 893-7071
701 S Madison Ave
Bay City, MI
Description
Gwiz's Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Gwiz's Bar, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Striker
(989) 894-5488
1203 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI
Description
Striker - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Striker, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Bishop's Inn
(989) 895-9352
804 S Farragut St
Bay City, MI
Description
Bishop's Inn - 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.

Dawg Pound Saloon
(989) 895-6260
615 S Farragut St
Bay City, MI
Description
Dawg Pound Saloon - Happy hour never looked so good. Dawg Pound Saloon, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Stein Haus
(989) 891-2337
1108 N Water St
Bay City, MI
Description
Stein Haus - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Stein Haus, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Trix's Pub
(989) 894-5341
2307 Broadway St
Bay City, MI
Description
Trix's Pub - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Trix's 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.

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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