Cocktail Party Supplies Saint Paul MN

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Saint Paul. 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.

Gluek's Restaurant & Bar
16 North 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN
Description
Brewery

Pyramid Cafe
(763) 574-9999
4921 Centra Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN
 
Peacemakers
(612) 377-3345
2414 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN
 
Porky's Bar
(651) 774-7273
1080 Payne Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Description
Porky'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.

Half Time Rec
(651) 488-8245
1013 Front Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Description
Half Time Rec - Hosts Irish singers five times a week in one room, while the other one is a working-class bar. In the mood to play a little game? Then head on downstairs and challenge your partner to a game of bocci ball. Don't forget to bring enough cash with you because they don't take credit cards.

Big Marina Grill Deli (El Bustan)
(763) 571-7807
4755 Central Ave. NE
Columbia Heights, MN
 
Yafa Grill Hookah Club
(763) 789-9232
4110 Centra Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
 
Depot Bar
(651) 298-0099
241 E Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN
Description
Depot Bar - Humble dive filled with smoke.

Top Hat Lounge
(651) 228-1347
134 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN
Description
Top Hat Lounge - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Top Hat Lounge 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.

Artist's Quarter
651292359
408 St Peter St
Saint Paul, MN
Description
Artist's Quarter - Young or old, everyone who patronizes this small basement jazz club is serious about the music. St. Paul's native jazz musicians love to play this club, especially instrumentalists.
Cross Street
Seventh Street

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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