Cocktail Party Supplies Knoxville TN

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Knoxville. 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.

Mirage
718 South Gay Street
Koxville, TN
 
Beer Sellar
(865) 521-7464
1829 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Beer Sellar - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Beer Sellar, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Tap Room
(865) 673-8393
2200 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Tap Room - 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.

Carousel
(865) 522-6966
1501 White Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Carousel - Dress up. Carousel isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Preservation Pub
(865) 524-2224
28 Market Sq
Knoxville, TN
Description
Preservation Pub, 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 Preservation Pub.

Long Branch Saloon
(865) 546-9914
1848 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Long Branch Saloon - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Long Branch Saloon, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Electric Ballroom Inc
(865) 522-9494
1213 Western Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Electric Ballroom Inc - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Electric Ballroom Inc kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Friends Inc
(865) 525-9656
1717 White Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Friends Inc - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Friends Inc is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Friends Inc is more than able to oblige.

West Haven Sports Bar & Grill
(865) 544-1992
2906 Sanderson Rd
Knoxville, TN
Description
West Haven Sports Bar & Grill is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of West Haven Sports Bar & Grill

Pilot Light
(865) 524-8188
106 W Jackson Ave
Knoxville, TN
Description
Pilot Light - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Pilot Light, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

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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