Cocktail Party Supplies Cumberland MD

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Cumberland. 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.

Woodland Inn
(304) 726-4748
RR 2
Ridgeley, WV
Description
Woodland Inn - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Woodland Inn 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.

Thirsty's Bar & Grill
(301) 777-1617
14418 Uhl Hwy SE
Cumberland, MD
Description
Thirsty's Bar & Grill - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Thirsty's Bar & Grill, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Parkview Tavern
(301) 729-0271
13106 Warrior Ave
Cumberland, MD
Description
Parkview Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Parkview Tavern, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

L V's Pub
(301) 777-3627
417 Henderson Ave
Cumberland, MD
Description
L V's Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, L V's Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

E-Z WAY Bar
(301) 724-7989
764 Greene St
Cumberland, MD
Description
E-Z Way Bar - Happy hour never looked so good. E-Z Way Bar, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Looking Glass
(301) 777-0537
RR 3 Box 259
Cumberland, MD
Description
Looking Glass - Happy hour never looked so good. Looking Glass, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

DAM Tavern
(301) 759-3083
523 N Centre St
Cumberland, MD
Description
Dam Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Dam Tavern, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Charlie's Paddock
(301) 777-7384
516 Virginia Ave
Cumberland, MD
Description
Charlie's Paddock, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Charlie's Paddock.

Chuggers Bar & Cafe
(301) 729-2269
1108 1/2 Braddock Rd
Cumberland, MD
Description
Chuggers Bar & Cafe, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Chuggers Bar & Cafe.

Continental Motor Inn
(301) 729-2201
15001 National Hwy SW
Cumberland, MD
Description
Continental Motor Inn - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Continental Motor Inn, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

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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