Cocktail Party Supplies Montrose CO

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Montrose. 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.

Niko's
(970) 249-7709
303 E Main St
Montrose, CO
Description
Niko's - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Niko's, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Michael's Bistro Lounge
(970) 240-9120
433 E Main St
Montrose, CO
Description
Michael's Bistro Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Michael's Bistro Lounge, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Michael's Bistro Lounge you should have plenty of options.

TNT Liquer
(970) 240-4799
1518 East Main Street
Montrose, CO
 
Cork's Fine Wines
(970) 249-5565
16420 South Townsend Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
House of Spirits
(970) 240-4799
1518 East Main Street
Montrose, CO
 
Montrose Billiards Club
(970) 240-0330
2305 S Townsend Ave # B
Montrose, CO
Description
Montrose Billiards Club - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Montrose Billiards Club, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Suds Tavern
(970) 240-3276
330 E Main St
Montrose, CO
Description
Suds Tavern - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Suds Tavern? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Corks Fine Wines & Spirits
(970) 249-5565
16420 South Townsend Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
The Liquor Store
(970) 252-8889
1601 Oxbow DR. #300
Montrose, CO
 
Discount Liquor
(970) 249-5565
16420 South Townsend Avenue
Montrose, CO
 

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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