Cocktail Party Supplies Chaska MN
2414 Hennepin Ave
501 N Chestnut St
Cy's Liquor - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Cy's Liquor, 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.
Louie's Bar & Grill
3020 133rd St W
Louie's Bar & Grill - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Louie's Bar & Grill caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
A List Night Club
1417 Homestead St
A List Night Club - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. A List Night Club caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
Arnie's Friendly Folks Club
122 1st Ave E
Arnie's Friendly Folks Club - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Arnie's Friendly Folks Club, 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.
Gluek's Restaurant & Bar
16 North 6th Street
581 W 78th St
Filly's Nightclub - If you're in the area on the weekend, stop into Filly's Nightclub to catch live bands playing blues, southern rock and roots rock. Filly's and its sibling tavern, the Backstretch Sports Bar, is located in a suburban entertainment complex that also houses Chanhassen Bowl.
Market Blvd and W 78th St
Brew Station Brewery
1128 Vierling Court
Brew Station Brewery - Small microbrewery in Shakopee brewing six beers, and four sodas, to go with typical bar fare.
Art Altenburg's Concertina Bar
1920 S 37th St
Art Altenburg's Concertina Bar - If polka is your game, then Art's Concertina Bar is your name. With polka bands several nights a week and dozens of beautiful instruments behind the bar, come whet your whistle and hit the dance floor.
1758 Arboretum Blvd
Floyd's 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 Floyd's Bar
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.
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.
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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