Cocktail Party Supplies Dayton OH

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Dayton. 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.

D J's Nitecap
(937) 253-3209
737 Xenia Ave
Dayton, OH
Description
D J's Nitecap, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of D J's Nitecap

Webster Station
(937) 223-8379
300 E 3rd St
Dayton, OH
Description
Webster Station - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Webster Station 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.)

Hammerjaxs Of Dayton
(937) 641-1114
111 E 4th St
Dayton, OH
Description
Hammerjaxs Of Dayton - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Hammerjaxs Of Dayton, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Ned Peppers Bar
(937) 224-4888
419 E 5th St
Dayton, OH
Description
Ned Peppers Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Ned Peppers Bar, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Firehouse Inc
(937) 256-7695
3601 Linden Ave
Dayton, OH
Description
Firehouse Inc - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Firehouse Inc 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.

Sloopy's
(937) 228-8060
613 E 5th St
Dayton, OH
Description
Sloopy's - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Sloopy'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.

Bimini Bills
(937) 223-6227
212 S Ludlow St
Dayton, OH
Description
Bimini Bills - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Bimini Bills is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Bimini Bills is more than able to oblige.

Taggart's Pub
(937) 296-9477
970 Patterson Rd
Dayton, OH
Description
Taggart's Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Taggart's Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Tumbleweed Connection
(937) 228-5500
454 E 5th St
Dayton, OH
Description
Tumbleweed Connection - 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.

City Cafe
(937) 223-1417
121 N Ludlow St
Dayton, OH
Description
City Cafe - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, City Cafe makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

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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