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
 
Fitzwilly's
(979) 846-8806
303 University Dr
College Station, TX
Description
Fitzwilly's - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Fitzwilly's, 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.

Mad Hatters
(979) 846-7476
317 University Dr
College Station, TX
Description
Mad Hatters - If you're trying to impress your date, Mad Hatters 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 Mad Hatters offers.

Sweet Eugenes
(979) 696-5282
1702 George Bush Drive
College Station, PA
Description
Sweet Eugenes - This coffee shop attracts a variety of patrons and hosts live entertainment at least once a week. There's no alcohol served on premise, but Eugene's coffee drinks will keep you buzzing happily though the evening's set.

Tap, The
(979) 696-5570
815 Harvey Rd
College Station, PA
Description
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.

Shadow Canyon
(979) 846-4440
217 University Drive
College Station, PA
Description
Shadow Canyon - Housed in a former movie theater, Shadow Canyon offers a spacious haven for college students who want to two-step and jitterbug to country music until the early hours. Canyon offers generous drink specials that are easy on the wallet.

Gallery Bar, The
(979) 693-7500
801 University Drive E
College Station, PA
Description
Gallery Bar, The - Nothing really stands out about the food at [name], but no matter-regulars keep coming back night after night. Is it the atmosphere? The company? Maybe it's the safe selections on their menu that don't stray far from the formula.

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

Alfred T. Hornback's
(979) 693-4136
120 Walton Drive
College Station, PA
Description
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.

Chelsea Street Pub & Grill
(979) 846-2496
1500 Harvey Rd #5002
College Station, PA
Description
Chelsea Street Pub & Grill - The restaurant business is tough-few and far between make it. But [name] is still going strong with its generous menu and gregarious staff fueling their success.

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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