Cocktail Party Supplies Milwaukee WI

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Milwaukee. 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.

Shiraz
6030 West North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 
Casablanca
728 East Brady Street
Milwaukee, WI
 
Valley Inn
(414) 344-1158
4000 W Clybourn St
Milwaukee, WI
Description
Valley Inn - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Valley Inn, 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, Valley Inn will do the trick.

Hill's Sportsmen Lounge
(414) 449-1565
4443 W Lisbon Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Description
Hill's Sportsmen Lounge 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 Hill's Sportsmen Lounge

Gare-Bear's
(414) 344-6060
927 N 27th St
Milwaukee, WI
Description
Gare-Bear's 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 Gare-Bear's

Mantra Nightclub
1905 East North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 
2 Sweet International Delight
(414) 963-0202
2128 E Locust St
Milwaukee, WI
 
McBob's Pub
(414) 871-5050
4919 W N Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Description
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.

T J's On 35th
(414) 344-4493
237 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI
Description
T J's On 35Th 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 T J's On 35Th

Canopie Lounge
(414) 344-4448
2826 W Lisbon Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Description
Canopie Lounge, 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 Canopie Lounge.

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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