Cocktail Party Supplies Manhattan KS

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Manhattan. 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.

Willie's Sports Bar & Grill
(785) 539-6746
307 S Seth Child Rd
Manhattan, KS
Description
Willie's Sports Bar & Grill - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Willie's Sports Bar & Grill, 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, Willie's Sports Bar & Grill will do the trick.

Teachers Lounge
(785) 537-0955
2609 Anderson Ave
Manhattan, KS
Description
Teachers Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Teachers Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Porter's Bar
(785) 537-7151
706 N Manhattan Ave
Manhattan, KS
Description
Porter's Bar - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Porter's Bar 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.

Cock & Bull
(785) 776-6699
2413 Stagg Hill Rd
Manhattan, KS
Description
Cock & Bull - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Cock & Bull 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.

Fat's Bar & Grill
(785) 776-2424
1209 Laramie St
Manhattan, KS
Description
Fat's Bar & Grill - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Fat's Bar & Grill is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Rusty's Outback
(785) 776-9891
1209 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
Description
Rusty's Outback - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Rusty's Outback, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Gin Mill
(785) 776-2119
317 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS
Description
Gin Mill - 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.

Joe's Tap Room
(785) 776-3593
1127 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
Description
Joe's Tap Room - 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, Joe's Tap Room kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Auntie Mae's Parlor
(785) 539-8508
614 N 12th St
Manhattan, KS
Description
Auntie Mae's Parlor - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Auntie Mae's Parlor 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.

Rusty's Next Door
(785) 587-1845
1215 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
Description
Rusty's Next Door - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Rusty's Next Door, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

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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