Cocktail Party Supplies Deland FL

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Deland. 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.

Sharks Pub
(386) 734-0044
1204 E New York Ave
Deland, FL
Sharks Pub is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Sharks Pub

Club Vibes
(386) 734-7171
918 S Adelle Ave
Deland, FL
Club Vibes - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Club Vibes, 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.

Brass Rail
(386) 985-4533
Highway 17
Deland, FL
Brass Rail - Plush seating and good music gives Brass Rail a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Frank's Place
(386) 738-5806
2542 N Spring Garden Ave
Deland, FL
Frank's Place - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Frank's Place 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.

Dolly's Olde Time Tavern Inc
(386) 738-7398
1410 E New York Ave
Deland, FL
Dolly's Olde Time Tavern Inc - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Dolly's Olde Time Tavern Inc, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Shenanigans Lounge
(386) 736-3440
2801 E New York Ave
Deland, FL
Shenanigans Lounge - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Shenanigans Lounge, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Sunshine Bowling Lanes
(386) 738-5567
595 E International Speedway
Deland, FL
Sunshine Bowling Lanes - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Sunshine Bowling Lanes is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Halftime Sports Bar
(386) 736-4450
145 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL
Halftime Sports Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Halftime Sports Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Mc Cabe's
(386) 734-8873
225 N Amelia Ave
Deland, FL
Mc Cabe's - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Mc Cabe's makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Cork & Barrell
(386) 740-7720
105 W Indiana Ave
Deland, FL
Cork & Barrell - If you're looking to kick back, Cork & Barrell, 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.

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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