Cocktail Party Supplies Johnston RI
235 Meeting Street
325 Farnum Pike
Loft - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Loft is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.
622 Union Ave
Vic's Tap - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Vic's Tap 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.
289 Knight St
Sandy's Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Sandy's Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
Union Avenue Pub
307 Union Ave
Union Avenue Pub - Happy hour never looked so good. Union Avenue Pub, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
Old Mill Tap
1 Zanfagna St
Old Mill Tap - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Old Mill Tap is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Old Mill Tap is more than able to oblige.
45 Cedar Swamp Rd
Swampy's - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Swampy's, 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.
93 Manton Ave
Miki's Place - 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.
944 Manton Ave
Mug Shots - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Mug Shots, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.
115 Empire St
AS220 - Home of the struggling artist, AS220 mandates that no one is denied the stage. There is an open gallery and an open stage and you can count on live performances just about every night of the week. Simple and solid food is served by the cafe and keeps the struggling artists fed.
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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