Cocktail Party Supplies Hartford CT

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Vado
(860) 525-7169
179 Allyn St
Hartford, CT
Description
Vado - Head to Vado for the renowned Thursday night college parties!

Trust Club
(860) 522-4646
115 Asylum St
Hartford, CT
Description
Trust Club - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Trust Club, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Club Blu
(860) 241-0332
191 Ann St
Hartford, CT
Description
Club Blu - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Club Blu, 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.

C F Club LTD
(860) 249-8287
113 Allyn St
Hartford, CT
Description
C F Club Ltd - Dress up. C F Club Ltd 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.

Half Door
(860) 232-7827
270 Sisson Ave
Hartford, CT
Description
Half Door - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Half Door 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.

Pigs Eye Pub
(860) 278-4747
356 Asylum St
Hartford, CT
Description
Pigs Eye Pub - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Pigs Eye Pub, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Room 960
(860) 522-9960
960 Main St
Hartford, CT
 
Constitution Plaza Rooftop
1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT
Description
Constitution Plaza Rooftop, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Constitution Plaza Rooftop

Spris
(860) 247-7747
10 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT
Description
Spris - The restaurant business is tough-few and far between make it. But [name] is still going strong with its generous menu and gregarious staff fueling their success.

Club Infiniti
(860) 728-1391
294 Albany Ave
Hartford, CT
Description
Club Infiniti - Dress up. Club Infiniti 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.

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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