Cocktail Party Supplies Carson City NV

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Carson 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.

Mo & Sluggo's Bar & Grill
(775) 885-1888
110 W Telegraph St
Carson City, NV
Description
Mo & Sluggo's Bar & Grill 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 Mo & Sluggo's Bar & Grill

Old Globe Saloon
(775) 882-1816
407 N Curry St
Carson City, NV
Description
Old Globe Saloon - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Old Globe Saloon 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.

Barb's Y-Not Saloon
(775) 882-7333
152 E Long St
Carson City, NV
Description
Barb's Y-Not Saloon, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Barb's Y-Not Saloon

Cue-Phoria Billiards
(775) 882-5997
55 E Winnie Ln
Carson City, NV
Description
Cue-Phoria Billiards - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Cue-Phoria Billiards, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Crossroads Lounge
(775) 882-7222
300 E Winnie Ln
Carson City, NV
Description
Crossroads Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Crossroads Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Lamplighters Lounge
(775) 883-6226
260 W Winnie Ln
Carson City, NV
Description
Lamplighters Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Lamplighters Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Wishing Well Satin Lounge
(775) 883-0944
112 Rice St
Carson City, NV
Description
Wishing Well Satin Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Wishing Well Satin Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

UAL Come Back Saloon
(775) 246-5553
12000 Us Highway 50 E
Carson City, NV
Description
Ual Come Back Saloon, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Ual Come Back Saloon

Ed's Dog House
(775) 882-4147
3300 Airport Rd
Carson City, NV
Description
Ed's Dog House - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Ed's Dog House is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Decades Bar & Deli
(775) 883-8889
1475 Hot Springs Rd # 6
Carson City, NV
Description
Decades Bar & Deli - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Decades Bar & Deli, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

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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