Cocktail Party Supplies Lake City FL

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Lake City. 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.

Frog's Dutch Mill
(386) 752-9915
RR 13 Box 20
Lake City, FL
Description
Frog's Dutch Mill 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 Frog's Dutch Mill

Weggie's Lounge
(386) 752-8954
RR 25 Box 889
Lake City, FL
Description
Weggie's Lounge, 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 Weggie's Lounge

Keg Room
(386) 935-0897
22671 State Road 247
Lake City, FL
Description
Keg Room - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Keg Room? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Zygii Pub
(386) 758-7762
2613 S 1st St
Lake City, FL
Description
Zygii Pub - If you're looking to kick back, Zygii Pub, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Long Branch Saloon
(386) 758-2226
946 S Marion Ave
Lake City, FL
Description
Long Branch Saloon - If you're looking to kick back, Long Branch Saloon, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Longhorn Saloon
(386) 758-8416
1333 E Duval St
Lake City, FL
Description
Longhorn Saloon 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 Longhorn Saloon

Hangar 7
(386) 755-9922
E Us Highway 90
Lake City, FL
Description
Hangar 7 - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Hangar 7, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Rumors Lounge
(386) 961-9880
S Highway 441
Lake City, FL
Description
Rumors Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Rumors Lounge a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Oasis Lounge
(386) 758-2051
RR 6 Box 1534
Lake City, FL
Description
Oasis Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Oasis Lounge 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.

Breaks Pub & Grill Inc
(386) 755-0036
788 S Marion Ave
Lake City, FL
Description
Breaks Pub & Grill Inc - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Breaks Pub & Grill Inc? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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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