Cocktail Party Supplies Greenwich CT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Greenwich. 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.

Mianus River Tavern
(203) 862-0640
136 River Road Ext
Cos Cob, CT
Description
Mianus River Tavern - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Mianus River Tavern, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Pizza & Brew Restaurant
(914) 937-2511
136 S Ridge St
Port Chester, NY
Description
Pizza & Brew Restaurant - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Pizza & Brew Restaurant, 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.

Next Door Cafe
(203) 316-8101
1990 W Main St
Stamford, CT
Description
Next Door Cafe - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Next Door Cafe, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Mor Nightclub
(203) 357-7755
129 Atlantic St
Stamford, CT
Description
Mor Nightclub -

"Mor, Mor, Mor, how do you like it, how do you like it?" We like it a lot.

The huge 10,000 sq-ft nightlife nucleus is home to top DJs and a chic CT/NY crowd.

Friday and Saturday feature "3 rooms, 3 DJ's and 3 vibes", spinning a variety of house, hip-hop, R&B, and reggae. Sundays host Connecticut's longest running gay dance party, Addicted.



Ultra Lounge
(203) 323-1722
184 Summer St # 1
Stamford, CT
Description
Ultra Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Ultra Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Teri's Tavern
(914) 937-9695
435 N Main St
Port Chester, NY
Description
Teri's Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Teri's Tavern 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.

Terrace Club
(203) 961-9770
1938 W Main St
Stamford, CT
Description
Terrace Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Terrace Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

High Street Roadhouse
(914) 967-4855
12 High St
Rye, NY
Description
High Street Roadhouse - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. High Street Roadhouse 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.)

TidbiT Lounge
(203) 325-2739
65 Bank St
Stamford, CT
Description
TidbiT Lounge - TidbiT offers small plate dining and a huge New York atmosphere. This restaurant and lounge is one of a kind in Stamford, and a chic downtown crowd can't get enough of the signature cocktails, international cuisine, and stunning architecture and decor.

Hula Hanks
(203) 316-0278
261 Main Street
Stamford, CT
 

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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