Cocktail Party Supplies Saco ME

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Saco. 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.

The Purple Caterpillar
10 Exchange Street
Portland, ME
 
River Sports & Dance Club
(207) 282-7999
144 Main St
Saco, ME
Description
River Sports & Dance Club - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but River Sports & Dance Club offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Good Tunes Dance Club
(207) 934-9082
2 1st St
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Description
Good Tunes Dance Club - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Good Tunes Dance Club kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Pier Patio Pub
(207) 934-3595
2 Old Orchard St
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Description
Pier Patio Pub - Let's call it what it is. Pier Patio Pub, 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 Pier Patio Pub you should have plenty of options.

Champions Sports Bar
(207) 282-7900
15 Thornton St
Biddeford, ME
Description
Champions Sports Bar - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Champions Sports Bar will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Townhouse Pub
(207) 284-7411
5 Storer St
Saco, ME
Description
Townhouse Pub - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Townhouse Pub offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Molly Malones
(207) 934-5417
5 Cortland Ave
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Description
Molly Malones - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Molly Malones is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Crazy Green Iguana
(207) 934-3603
8 E Grand Ave
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Description
Crazy Green Iguana - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Crazy Green Iguana 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.

Green Wave Restaurant
(207) 282-9000
28 Water St
Biddeford, ME
Description
Green Wave Restaurant - Happy hour never looked so good. Green Wave Restaurant, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Pop's Tavern
(207) 282-9627
5 Bacon St
Biddeford, ME
Description
Pop's Tavern - 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.

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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