Cocktail Party Supplies Greensboro NC

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Greensboro. 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.

Skybar
(336) 275-1006
221 S Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Description
Skybar - Dress up. Skybar 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.

Blind Tiger
(336) 272-9888
2115 Walker Ave
Greensboro, NC
Description
Blind Tiger - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Blind Tiger? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Pepper's Den
(336) 299-2241
2901 Spring Garden St
Greensboro, NC
Description
Pepper's Den - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Pepper's Den makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Blue Hour
(336) 378-2583
360 Federal Pl
Greensboro, NC
Description
Blue Hour - Plush seating and good music gives Blue Hour 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.

Above The Rim Bar & Grill
(336) 574-0049
822 S Aycock St
Greensboro, NC
Description
Above The Rim Bar & Grill 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 Above The Rim Bar & Grill

Winner Circle
(336) 632-8807
2519 High Point Rd
Greensboro, NC
Description
Winner Circle - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Winner Circle is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

N Club
(336) 333-9300
117 S Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Description
N Club - Now you have your cake and eat it too. N Club, 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.

Tasty Bar
(336) 574-0526
1231 W Lee St
Greensboro, NC
Description
Tasty Bar - 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.

Rhinoceros Club
(336) 272-9305
315 S Greene St
Greensboro, NC
Description
Rhinoceros Club - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Rhinoceros Club, 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.

Time Out Saloon
(336) 272-8108
330 Bellemeade St
Greensboro, NC
Description
Time Out Saloon - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Time Out Saloon 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.

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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