Cocktail Party Supplies Shelby NC

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Shelby. 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.

J Lynn's Sport Bar & Grill
(704) 471-2023
239 E Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC
Description
J Lynn's Sport Bar & Grill - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, J Lynn's Sport Bar & Grill, 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.

Smitty's Sports Bar
(864) 487-5207
112 E Birnie St
Gaffney, SC
Description
Smitty's Sports Bar - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Smitty's Sports Bar, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Leather & Lace
(704) 868-2220
512 W Main Ave
Gastonia, NC
Description
Leather & Lace - Dress up. Leather & Lace 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.

Good Time Charlies
(704) 866-4866
1607 S York Rd
Gastonia, NC
Description
Good Time Charlies - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Good Time Charlies, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

M 2000
(704) 866-0520
702 Linwood Rd
Gastonia, NC
Description
M 2000 - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because M 2000, 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.

G & G Burnt Mills
(864) 839-4048
422 Burnt Mill Rd
Blacksburg, SC
Description
G & G Burnt Mills - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, G & G Burnt Mills, 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.

D J's Alibi
(864) 489-5470
113 E Birnie St
Gaffney, SC
Description
D J's Alibi - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? D J's Alibi is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, D J's Alibi is more than able to oblige.

Pat's Main Street Station
(704) 864-8887
420 W Main Ave
Gastonia, NC
Description
Pat's Main Street Station - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Pat's Main Street Station makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Happy Days
(704) 866-7566
503 Carolina Ave
Gastonia, NC
Description
Happy Days - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Happy Days makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Frontier
(704) 867-1117
2543 Kings Mountain Hwy
Gastonia, NC
Description
Frontier - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Frontier, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

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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