Cocktail Party Supplies Milwaukee WI
6030 West North Avenue
728 East Brady Street
5328 W Bluemount Rd
Derry's Pub - Not really an Irish pub, it serves an older customer base with buffet-type food and attention. Doubles as a banquet hall for weddings and other celebrations.
Brown's on the Avenue
2928 W Lisbon Ave
Brown's On The Avenue 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 Brown's On The Avenue
5830 W Vliet St
Highland Lanes - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Highland Lanes is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Highland Lanes is more than able to oblige.
1905 East North Avenue
2 Sweet International Delight
2128 E Locust St
4919 W N Ave
McBob's Pub - Lively Celtic pub serving Irish import brews and Irish pub fare, with some soft-shell tacos thrown in. A nice selection of Irish whiskeys and single-malt scotches.
Narrow Lane Tavern
5526 W North Ave
Narrow Lane Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Narrow Lane Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.
2725 W Wisconsin Ave
Leprechaun Lounge - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Leprechaun Lounge, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.
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.
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.
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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