Cocktail Party Supplies Parkersburg WV

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Parkersburg. 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.

R & R Scoreboard
(304) 428-8123
1139 Stadium Dr
Parkersburg, WV
R & R Scoreboard - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. R & R Scoreboard? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Richard's Bar
(304) 422-5830
1210 19th St
Parkersburg, WV
Richard's Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Richard's Bar, 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.

7th Street Lounge & Casino
(304) 424-6001
555 7th St
Parkersburg, WV
7Th Street Lounge & Casino - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but 7Th Street Lounge & Casino is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

(304) 422-6060
3300 Camden Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Keno Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Keno Bar, 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.

(304) 422-1225
4542 1/2 Emerson Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Frank's - Happy hour never looked so good. Frank's, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

(304) 863-0300
RR 3 Box 299
Parkersburg, WV
Rendezvous - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Rendezvous, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Centerfold Lounge
(304) 422-5844
5854 Emerson Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Centerfold Lounge - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Centerfold Lounge is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Broadway Tavern
(304) 422-8740
1329 Broadway Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Broadway Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Broadway Tavern is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Broadway Tavern offers.

T G's Casino 47
(304) 485-7710
RR 5 Box 16a
Parkersburg, WV
T G's Casino 47 - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. T G's Casino 47, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Coachman's Tavern
(304) 428-9143
1622 7th St
Parkersburg, WV
Coachman's Tavern 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 Coachman's Tavern

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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