Cocktail Party Supplies Lewiston ME

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Lewiston. 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.

Blue Goose Tavern
(207) 783-3287
69 Sabattus St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Blue Goose Tavern - 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.

Club Hypno
(207) 782-6688
17 Park St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Club Hypno - Dress up. Club Hypno 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.

Scoreboard Pub
(207) 786-7500
1018 Sabattus St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Scoreboard Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Scoreboard Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Mason Jar
(207) 346-6033
5 N Main St
Mechanic Falls, ME
Description
Mason Jar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Mason Jar, 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, Mason Jar will do the trick.

Sully's Tavern
(207) 377-5808
38 Main St
Winthrop, ME
Description
Sully's Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Sully's Tavern is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Legends
(207) 783-4083
1567 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Legends - Let's call it what it is. Legends, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Legends you should have plenty of options.

Augustines
(207) 782-6677
37 Park St
Lewiston, ME
Description
Augustines - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Augustines is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Mixers
(207) 375-4188
136 Sabattus Rd
Sabattus, ME
Description
Mixers - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Mixers, 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.

Loose Moose Saloon
(207) 657-7171
61 Portland Rd
Gray, ME
Description
Loose Moose Saloon - If you're looking to kick back, Loose Moose 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.

Two Krazy Lady's Tavern
(207) 737-4006
Route 201
Richmond, ME
Description
Two Krazy Lady's Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, Two Krazy Lady's Tavern, 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.

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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