Cocktail Party Supplies Corvallis OR
Tony's Smoke Shop
1318 Nw 9th St
Golf City PAR Three
2115 NE Highway 20
Golf City Par Three - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Golf City Par Three is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Golf City Par Three is more than able to oblige.
100 SW 2nd St
Squirrels - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.
Meet'n Place Tavern
1150 Main St
Meet'n Place Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Meet'n Place Tavern is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)
901 Pacific Blvd SE
Lariat Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Lariat Lounge is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.
Royal Pacific Lounge
800 NW 9th St
Royal Pacific Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Royal Pacific 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.
125 SW 2nd St
Peacock Tavern - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Peacock Tavern offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.
Greenberry Store & Tavern
29974 Highway 99w
Greenberry Store & Tavern - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Greenberry Store & Tavern 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.
Dixie Creek Saloon
32994 Highway 99e
Dixie Creek Saloon - If you're trying to impress your date, Dixie Creek Saloon 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 Dixie Creek Saloon offers.
435 2nd Ave SE
Foghorn - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Foghorn, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
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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