Cocktail Party Supplies Columbia MD

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Columbia. 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.

Zeeba Lounge
(410) 539-7900
916 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
 
Prince Cafe of College Park
(301) 513-0800
8145 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD
 
Canton Station
1.410.327.2004 or
1028 S. Conkling St.
Baltimore, MD
 
Crown's Pub
(410) 997-3456
10435 State Route 108
Columbia, MD
Description
Crown's Pub - 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.

Robinson's Country Inn
(410) 792-4939
8406 Washington Blvd
Jessup, MD
Description
Robinson's Country Inn - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Robinson's Country Inn 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.

Three Kings of Egypt
1027 Light Street
Baltimore, MD
 
Huckas Sports Pub
2324 Boston Street
Baltimore, MD
 
Ice Hookah Lounge
(888) 9HO-OKAH
508 York Road
Baltimore, MD
 
Silver Shadow
(410) 730-0111
5550 Sterrett Pl
Columbia, MD
Description
Silver Shadow - Let's call it what it is. Silver Shadow, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Silver Shadow you should have plenty of options.

Ram's Head Tavern
(301) 604-3454
8600 Foundry St
Savage, MD
Description
Ram's Head Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Ram's Head 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 Ram's Head Tavern offers.

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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