Cocktail Party Supplies College Station TX

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in College Station. 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.

Hookah Station
2551 Texas Avenue Suite D
College Station, TX
Tap, The
(979) 696-5570
815 Harvey Rd
College Station, PA
Tap, The - This sports bar is an instutition when it comes to Aggie football. If loyal Aggies are not at the games on weekends, you'll be able to find them at The Tap, gnoshing on bar food and drinking beer while watching the boys play on TV. The Tap's various drink specials keeps everyone happy as well. If you're looking for a quiet place to hang with friends, this ain't it.

Soho Lounge
(979) 260-7646
108 College Main
College Station, PA
Soho Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Soho Lounge, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Duddley's Draw
(979) 846-3030
311 University Dr
College Station, TX
Duddley's Draw - 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.

Epi Center
(979) 691-0484
302 University Dr E
College Station, PA
Epi Center - Large groups of college students convene at Epi Center to kick back, drink beer, and shoot pool.

Crooked Path Ale House
(979) 691-4624
329 University Drive
College Station, PA
Crooked Path Ale House - The Crooked Path Ale House sits directly across from the Westside campus, making it a convenient spot for college types who want to drink imported beers (instead of Bud and Shiner) in a British-style pub.

Bistro Lounge/Ramada Aggieland
(979) 693-9891
1502 Texas Ave S
College Station, PA
Bistro Lounge/Ramada Aggieland - Aggie parents and out-of-towners staying at the Ramada Inn migrate to the motel's Bistro lounge for food and drink, which is often accompanied by a pianist playing classical and jazz tunes.

Alfred T. Hornback's
(979) 693-4136
120 Walton Drive
College Station, PA
Alfred T. Hornback's - Alfred T. Hornback's pool hall offers its patrons 15 billiards tables, a shuffleboard, a rocking juke and arcade games for college students and young professionals. Patrons must be at least 18 to enter, and the bar enforces a strict no-sleeveless-shirt dress code.

Fox & Hound, The
(979) 846-0211
505 University Drive E
College Station, PA
Fox & Hound, The - The Fox & Hound is a gigantic sports bar, complete with a host of pull tables, TVs (one large screen) and plenty of electronic trivia to go around. College students and young professionals come here to take advantage of its more upscale environment, which includes a full bar and a variety of imported beer.

Hurricane Harry's
(979) 846-3343
313 College Ave
College Station, PA
Hurricane Harry's - Country music enthusiasts and college students flock to Hurricane Harry's for its nightly drink specials and laid-back, good-old-boy environment.

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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