Cocktail Party Supplies Hutchinson KS
212 N Lorraine St
Venture Inn - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Venture 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.
Knotty Pine Tavern
18 W Avenue B
Knotty Pine Tavern - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Knotty Pine Tavern is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.
516 W 5th Ave
Westside Getaway - Happy hour never looked so good. Westside Getaway, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
202 S Broadway Ave
Ray's Recreation - Happy hour never looked so good. Ray's Recreation, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
Carithers Liquor Store
1211 East 4th Avenue
Carl's Bar & Delicatessen
22 E 2nd Ave
Carl's Bar & Delicatessen - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Carl's Bar & Delicatessen 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.
1000 E 4th Ave
Stage 3 - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Stage 3, 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.
126 E 2nd Ave
Rendezvous - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Rendezvous caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
504 East 17th Avenue
Knipe's Liquor Store
600 South Main Street
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.
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.
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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