Cocktail Party Supplies Bristol CT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bristol. 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.

Sports Rock USA
(860) 582-9668
177 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
Description
Sports Rock Usa - 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.

Cookes Tavern
(860) 747-0645
143 New Britain Ave
Plainville, CT
Description
Cookes Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cookes Tavern, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Cookes Tavern will do the trick.

Escape Night Club
(860) 620-0390
1678 Meriden-Waterbury Tnpk
Southington, CT
Description
Escape Night Club - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Escape Night Club, 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.

Chadwick's Pub
(860) 223-5687
586 W Main St
New Britain, CT
Description
Chadwick's Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Chadwick's Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Stokrotka-Cafe
(860) 225-4444
16 Broad St
New Britain, CT
Description
Stokrotka-Cafe - Think of Stokrotka-Cafe as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Players Sports Bar
(860) 589-0002
23 Main St
Terryville, CT
Description
Players Sports Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, Players Sports Bar is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Players Sports Bar offers.

Central Cafe LLC
(860) 747-0405
24 Whiting St
Plainville, CT
Description
Central Cafe LLC - This sports bar, cafe, and lounge has 8 big screen plasma TVs. On nice nights, you can sit outside on the patio and enjoy the stars.

Coach Scully Sports Pub
(203) 879-9554
1189 Wolcott Rd
Wolcott, CT
Description
Coach Scully Sports Pub 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 Coach Scully Sports Pub

Club Arkadia
(860) 225-4444
16 Broad St
New Britain, CT
Description
Club Arkadia - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Club Arkadia, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

New Britain Sports Bar
(860) 229-5022
493 W Main St # 1
New Britain, CT
Description
New Britain Sports 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.

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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