Cocktail Party Supplies Owatonna MN
149 W Bridge St
After Midnight - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into After Midnight, 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, After Midnight will do the trick.
Weber's Bar Hole In The Wall
218 N Cedar Ave
Weber's Bar Hole In The Wall - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Weber's Bar Hole In The Wall is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.
224 N Cedar Ave
Bubba's Bar - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.
215 18th St SE
Tejano Nights - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.
201 N State St
Chance Bar - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Chance Bar, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
Dog Pound Bar
212 N Cedar Ave
Dog Pound Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Dog Pound Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.
135 W Bridge St
Hoff's Bar - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Hoff's Bar, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
137 W Bridge St
Office Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.
Spikes Bar & Grill
1525 Division St W
Spikes Bar & Grill - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Spikes Bar & Grill is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.
Lori Ann's Bar
20 3rd St NW
Lori Ann's Bar - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Lori Ann's Bar, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.
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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