Cocktail Party Supplies Bend OR

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bend. 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.

Southside Pub Inc
(541) 383-7672
61160 S Highway 97 # B
Bend, OR
Description
Southside Pub Inc - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Southside Pub Inc? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Hong Kong Lounge-Bamboo Room
(541) 389-8209
530 SE 3rd St
Bend, OR
Description
Hong Kong Lounge-Bamboo Room - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Hong Kong Lounge-Bamboo Room makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Deschutes Brewery
(541) 385-8606
901 SW Simpson Ave
Bend, OR
Description
Deschutes Brewery - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Deschutes Brewery 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.

West Side Tavern
(541) 382-4810
930 NW Galveston Ave
Bend, OR
Description
West Side Tavern - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? West Side Tavern is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, West Side Tavern is more than able to oblige.

M & J Tavern
(541) 389-1410
102 NW Greenwood Ave
Bend, OR
Description
M & J Tavern 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 M & J Tavern

Timbers South
(541) 388-8178
61131 S Highway 97
Bend, OR
Description
Timbers South, 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 Timbers South.

Reed Pub Co
(541) 312-2800
1141 SE Centennial St
Bend, OR
Description
Reed Pub Co - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Reed Pub Co 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.

Astro Lounge
(541) 388-0116
147 NW Minnesota Ave
Bend, OR
Description
Astro Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Astro Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Club 97
(541) 617-9797
2221 NE 3rd St
Bend, OR
Description
Club 97 - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Club 97, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Timbers 3
(541) 383-3502
2570 NE Twin Knolls Dr # 2
Bend, OR
Description
Timbers 3 - If you're looking to kick back, Timbers 3, 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.

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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