Cocktail Party Supplies Kirkland WA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Kirkland. 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.

Club Static
(206) 612-2883
4209 University Way NE
Seattle, WA
 
Zaina Food Drinks Friends
(206) 624-5687
108 Cherry St.
Seattle, WA
 
Kirkland Ave Pub
(425) 576-9032
205 Kirkland Ave
Kirkland, WA
Description
Kirkland Ave Pub - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Kirkland Ave Pub? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Kirkland Roaster & Alehouse
(425) 827-4400
1111 Central Way
Kirkland, WA
Description
Kirkland Roaster & Alehouse - One of the first brew pubs on the Eastside, the Kirkland Roaster and Alehouse is all about the micro brews. With 20 available, this ale house tends to attract an older crowd and can be very busy when the weather is good. The "roaster" is a spit on which the various meats that make up most of the menu are roasted.
Cross Street
98033

Time Out Sports Bar
(425) 822-8511
218 Central Way
Kirkland, WA
Description
Time Out Sports Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Cobra Lounge
(206) 555-5555
1122 E Madison
Seattle, WA
 
Spur Gastropub
(206) 728-6706
113 Blanchard Street
Seattle, WA
Description
Gastro Pub

Danny's Pub
(425) 889-0127
11516 124th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA
Description
Danny's Pub - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Danny's Pub 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.

Central Tavern
(425) 827-0808
124 Kirkland Ave
Kirkland, WA
Description
Central Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Central Tavern 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.

Taps-N-Tabs
(425) 827-3336
8544 122nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA
Description
Taps-N-Tabs - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Taps-N-Tabs, 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, Taps-N-Tabs will do the trick.

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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