Cocktail Party Supplies Salem NH

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Salem. 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.

Ron's Valley Lounge
(978) 685-1765
1 Albermarle St
Methuen, MA
Description
Ron's Valley Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Ron's Valley Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Glenforest Tavern
(978) 686-9610
3 Haverhill St
Methuen, MA
Description
Glenforest Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Glenforest Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Chit Chat Lounge
(978) 374-9710
103 Washington St
Haverhill, MA
Description
Chit Chat Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Chit Chat Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Jowa Bar & Lounge
(978) 794-5692
336 Common Street
Lawrence, MA
Description
Jowa Bar & Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Jowa Bar & Lounge a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Areito Pub
(978) 794-2481
380 Common St
Lawrence, MA
Description
Areito Pub - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Areito Pub 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.

Daly's Pub
(978) 327-6019
165 Merrimack St
Methuen, MA
Description
Daly's Pub - If you're trying to impress your date, Daly's Pub 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 Daly's Pub offers.

Plantation
(978) 687-9672
111 Hampstead St
Methuen, MA
Description
Plantation - Happy hour never looked so good. Plantation, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Brewer's Market
(978) 372-6987
651 Broadway
Haverhill, MA
Description
Brewer's Market, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Brewer's Market

Emerald Tavern Inc
(978) 685-1926
179 Essex St
Lawrence, MA
Description
Emerald Tavern Inc - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Emerald Tavern Inc is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Emerald Tavern Inc is more than able to oblige.

Eko Night Club
(978) 994-5174
313 Park St.
Lawrence, MA
Description
Eko Night Club - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Eko Night Club, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

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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