Cocktail Party Supplies Clifton Park NY

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Clifton Park. 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.

Klamsteam Tavern & Marina
(518) 373-9409
32 Clamsteam Rd
Clifton Park, NY
Description
Klamsteam Tavern & Marina - If you're trying to impress your date, Klamsteam Tavern & Marina 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 Klamsteam Tavern & Marina offers.

Salty's Pub & Galley
(518) 371-1120
215 Guideboard Rd
Clifton Park, NY
Description
Salty's Pub & Galley - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Salty's Pub & Galley, 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, Salty's Pub & Galley will do the trick.

Horses Lounge
(518) 382-0239
912 Mcclellan St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Horses Lounge - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Horses Lounge 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.

Stoney Lanes
(518) 382-9759
1859 Van Vranken Ave
Schenectady, NY
Description
Stoney Lanes - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Stoney Lanes 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.

Clairmont's Tavern
(518) 235-0752
228 Remsen St
Cohoes, NY
Description
Clairmont's Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Clairmont's Tavern 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 Clairmont's Tavern offers.

Andrea's
(518) 371-0982
1436 Vischer Ferry Rd
Clifton Park, NY
Description
Andrea's, 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 Andrea's

Northern Lights
(518) 371-0012
1208 Route 146
Clifton Park, NY
Description
Northern Lights -

Located next to a strip mall, this hard to find dance club is great for watching alternative rock bands do their thing on stage. The service is friendly and they have a variety of food to grub on if you are hungry. They also have a pool table and video games, as well as loads of beer on tap.



Ahearn's Hide Away
(518) 235-8874
26 Broad St
Waterford, NY
Description
Ahearn's Hide Away 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 Ahearn's Hide Away

Rupsis Tavern
(518) 372-3588
1549 Carrie St
Schenectady, NY
Description
Rupsis Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Rupsis 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, Rupsis Tavern will do the trick.

Copper Keg
(518) 382-8908
848 Eastern Ave
Schenectady, NY
Description
Copper Keg - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Copper Keg 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.

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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