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.

7th Street Lounge & Casino
(304) 424-6001
555 7th St
Parkersburg, WV
Description
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.

KENO Bar
(304) 422-6060
3300 Camden Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Description
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.

19th St Country Club
(304) 424-6336
1401 19th St
Parkersburg, WV
Description
19Th St Country Club - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. 19Th St Country Club? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Big Bertha's
(304) 428-5908
1924 7th St
Parkersburg, WV
Description
Big Bertha's - Dress up. Big Bertha's isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Blues Angel Cafe LLC
(304) 428-9949
3016 7th St
Parkersburg, WV
Description
Blues Angel Cafe Llc - Dress up. Blues Angel Cafe Llc isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Broadway Tavern
(304) 422-8740
1329 Broadway Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Description
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.

Bank Shot
(304) 420-2323
405 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
Description
Bank Shot - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Bank Shot fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

T G's Casino 47
(304) 485-7710
RR 5 Box 16a
Parkersburg, WV
Description
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.

Centerfold Lounge
(304) 422-5844
5854 Emerson Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Description
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.)

Frank's
(304) 422-1225
4542 1/2 Emerson Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Description
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.

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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