Cocktail Party Supplies Bear DE

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bear. 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.

Cantwell's Tavern
109 Main Street
Odessa, DE
Description
Gastro Pub

Red Lion Inn
(302) 834-7931
1575 Red Lion Rd
Bear, DE
Description
Red Lion Inn - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Red Lion Inn, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Pale Dog Tavern
(302) 731-4616
618 Plaza Dr
Newark, DE
Description
Pale Dog Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Pale Dog Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Bankshots
(302) 737-9887
2689 Pulaski Hwy
Newark, DE
Description
Bankshots - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Bankshots 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.

2 Can Dans Inc
(302) 661-2922
3050 New Castle Ave
New Castle, DE
Description
2 Can Dans Inc, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of 2 Can Dans Inc

Chelsea Tavern
821 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE
Description
Gastro Pub

Woodside Inn
(302) 834-0626
2646 Frazer Rd
Newark, DE
Description
Woodside Inn - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Woodside Inn 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.

Breakers
(302) 368-4212
776 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, DE
Description
Breakers - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Breakers, 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.

Bar
(302) 427-8873
3800 N Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE
Description
Bar - Plush seating and good music gives Bar 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.

Pockets Restaurant & Tavern
(302) 328-8499
315 S Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE
Description
Pockets Restaurant & Tavern - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Pockets Restaurant & Tavern will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

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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