Cocktail Party Supplies Friendswood TX

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Friendswood. 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.

Challal Grill Cafe
(281) 316-2607
201 Hobbs Rd
League City, TX
 
Cheers Pub
(281) 482-9855
502 N Friendswood Dr
Friendswood, TX
Description
Cheers Pub - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Cheers Pub is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Fin's Club
(281) 486-7478
435 El Dorado Blvd
Webster, TX
Description
Fin's Club - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Fin's Club 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.

Timeout
(281) 480-3444
307 El Dorado Blvd
Webster, TX
Description
Timeout - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Timeout kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Beamer's Place
(281) 464-8825
12057 Beamer Rd
Houston, TX
Description
Beamer's Place - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Beamer's Place, 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.

Hearsay Gastro Lounge
218 Travis Street
Houston, TX
Description
Gastro Pub

Gold Club Iii
(281) 996-1071
2525 Friendswoodlink Rd
Friendswood, TX
Description
Gold Club Iii - Dress up. Gold Club Iii 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.

Bradley's
(713) 332-8488
515 W Bay Area Blvd
Webster, TX
Description
Bradley's - Mostly a restaurant with a family crowd, but sporting a long oval bar for all the in-house brew tasters.

Carlos's Beer Garden
(281) 332-2587
18018 Highway 3
Webster, TX
Description
Carlos's Beer Garden - If you're looking to kick back, Carlos's Beer Garden, 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.

K C's Sports Grill
(713) 910-0069
11045 Fuqua St
Houston, TX
Description
K C's Sports Grill - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into K C's Sports Grill, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, K C's Sports Grill will do the trick.

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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