Cocktail Party Supplies Hurricane WV

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Hurricane. 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.

Sportsman's Inn
(304) 743-4021
1540 E Us Route 60
Milton, WV
Description
Sportsman's Inn - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Sportsman's Inn, 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.

50 Yard Line
(304) 586-4500
Red Hse
Red House, WV
Description
50 Yard Line - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, 50 Yard Line is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Fish Bowl
(304) 768-3383
6702 Maccorkle Ave
Saint Albans, WV
Description
Fish Bowl - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Fish Bowl, 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, Fish Bowl will do the trick.

Jb's
(304) 766-0936
6012 Maccorkle Ave
Saint Albans, WV
Description
Jb's - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Jb's, 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.

34 Tavern
(304) 586-1338
Red House St
Red House, WV
Description
34 Tavern, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of 34 Tavern.

P J's Pub
(304) 755-6100
389 Main Ave
Nitro, WV
Description
P J's Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to P J's Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

C J's Olde Main Pub
(304) 727-2091
70 Ole Main Plz
Saint Albans, WV
Description
C J's Olde Main Pub - Happy hour never looked so good. C J's Olde Main Pub, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Pressbox Inc
(304) 722-6711
6904 Maccorkle Ave
Saint Albans, WV
Description
Pressbox Inc - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pressbox Inc? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Drummy's Bar & Grill
(304) 722-5124
516 C St
Saint Albans, WV
Description
Drummy's Bar & Grill - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Drummy's Bar & Grill? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Shockers Lounge
(304) 727-4220
6907 Maccorkle Ave
Saint Albans, WV
Description
Shockers Lounge - Think of Shockers Lounge as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

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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