Cocktail Party Supplies Memphis TN

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Memphis. 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.

University Lounge
(901) 405-3011
663 S. Highland St.
Memphise, TN
 
Castaways
(901) 454-0007
1277 Getwell Rd
Memphis, TN
Description
Castaways - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Castaways caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Dog & Dog Lounge
(901) 324-4635
1282 Airways Blvd
Memphis, TN
Description
Dog & Dog Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Dog & Dog Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Varsity Sports Grill
(901) 324-0730
3566 Walker Ave # 7
Memphis, TN
Description
Varsity Sports Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Varsity Sports Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Cat Island Yacht Club
(901) 454-2226
557 S Highland St
Memphis, TN
Description
Cat Island Yacht Club - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Cat Island Yacht Club 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.

J & B Lounge
(901) 324-2451
1305 Airways Blvd
Memphis, TN
Description
J & B Lounge - Dress up. J & B Lounge 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.

Paragon
(901) 320-0026
2865 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN
Description
Paragon, 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 Paragon.

Bikers Corner
(901) 458-2253
2650 Southern Ave
Memphis, TN
Description
Bikers Corner - 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, Bikers Corner kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Getaway Sports Bar
(901) 452-3550
931 S Highland St
Memphis, TN
Description
Getaway Sports Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Getaway Sports Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Hi-Tone
(901) 278-8663
1913 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Description
Hi-Tone - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Hi-Tone, 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.

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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