Cocktail Party Supplies Flint MI

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Flint. 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.

Down The Hatch East
(810) 235-5510
629 S Dort Hwy
Flint, MI
Description
Down The Hatch East - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Down The Hatch East, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Torch Bar & Grill
(810) 232-0626
522 Buckham Aly
Flint, MI
Description
Torch Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Torch Bar & Grill 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.

Cloud Nine
(810) 235-3247
1714 S Saginaw St
Flint, MI
Description
Cloud Nine - Dress up. Cloud Nine isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Wild Things
(810) 233-5260
1209 Glenwood Ave
Flint, MI
Description
Wild Things - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Wild Things 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.

J W's Music Factory
(810) 234-0020
617 S Dort Hwy
Flint, MI
Description
J W's Music Factory - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. J W's Music Factory, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Corunna Road Bar Inc
(810) 235-1301
3110 Corunna Rd
Flint, MI
Description
Corunna Road Bar Inc - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Corunna Road Bar Inc 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.

Down The Tracks
(810) 235-2870
2310 W Court St
Flint, MI
Description
Down The Tracks - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Down The Tracks 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.

Recovery Room Pub & Grill
(810) 235-4305
3315 Westwood Pkwy
Flint, MI
Description
Recovery Room Pub & Grill - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Recovery Room Pub & Grill is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Teasers A Gentlemen's Club
(810) 238-8683
2545 S Grand Traverse St
Flint, MI
Description
Teasers A Gentlemen's Club - Plush seating and good music gives Teasers A Gentlemen's Club 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.

Kelly's Pub
(810) 767-0933
515 Buckham Aly
Flint, MI
Description
Kelly's Pub - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Kelly's Pub, 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.

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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