Cocktail Party Supplies Minnetonka MN

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Minnetonka. 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.

(612) 377-3345
2414 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN
Big Marina Grill Deli (El Bustan)
(763) 571-7807
4755 Central Ave. NE
Columbia Heights, MN
Yafa Grill Hookah Club
(763) 789-9232
4110 Centra Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
Sherlock's Home
(952) 931-0203
11000 Red Circle Dr
Hopkins, MN
Sherlock's Home - Roomy English pub with an upscale pub atmosphere, and its own ales and lagers.

Scoreboard Bar & Grill
(952) 935-6537
5765 Sanibel Drive
Hopkins, MN
Scoreboard Bar & Grill - Minnentonka sports bar.

Gluek's Restaurant & Bar
16 North 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN

Pyramid Cafe
(763) 574-9999
4921 Centra Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN
Hopkins Tavern On Main
(952) 933-1230
819 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN
Hopkins Tavern On Main - Happy hour never looked so good. Hopkins Tavern On Main, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Archie's Bar and Lounge
(952) 935-7718
1022 Main St
Hopkins, MN
Archie's Bar and Lounge - Roomy, relaxed pub in Hopkins, with live music, usually rock cover bands, six nights a week. The crowd tends towards working-class.

Decoys Grill & Bar
(952) 935-7718
1022 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN
Decoys Grill & Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Decoys Grill & Bar, 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, Decoys Grill & Bar will do the trick.

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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