Cocktail Party Supplies Jacksonville NC

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Jacksonville. 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.

Dirty Deeds Bar & Laundry
(910) 577-3837
1311 Lejeune Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC
Arena The Sports Bar
(910) 353-2053
93 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Arena The Sports Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Arena The Sports Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Arena The Sports Bar is more than able to oblige.

Mug's Away
(910) 347-6250
1202 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Mug's Away - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Mug's Away 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.

Le Pub
(910) 346-5734
132 Maplehurst Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Le Pub - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Le Pub, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Spanky's Lounge
(910) 347-0003
2532 Onslow Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Spanky's Lounge - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Spanky's Lounge, 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, Spanky's Lounge will do the trick.

Shirley's V Bar
(910) 347-4748
619 New Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC
Shirley's V 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.

Cardinal Lounge
(910) 347-1124
1832 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Cardinal Lounge - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Cardinal Lounge, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Club Taylors
(910) 455-9975
165 Blue Creek School Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Club Taylors - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Club Taylors, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Chateau Madrid Inc
(910) 937-9777
701 N Marine Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Chateau Madrid Inc, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Chateau Madrid Inc

Northwoods Tavern
(910) 347-6613
2026 Onslow Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Northwoods Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Northwoods Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

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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