Cocktail Party Supplies Southbury CT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Southbury. 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.

Dublin Ale House
(203) 723-9915
1221 New Haven Rd # 4
Naugatuck, CT
Description
Dublin Ale House, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Dublin Ale House.

Old Mug-N-Munch
(203) 740-2986
483 Federal Rd # 7
Brookfield, CT
Description
Old Mug-N-Munch - If you're trying to impress your date, Old Mug-N-Munch 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 Old Mug-N-Munch offers.

Philthy Ox Saloon
(203) 597-8261
11 Congress Ave
Waterbury, CT
Description
Philthy Ox Saloon - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Philthy Ox Saloon, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Oasis Sports Bar
(203) 757-8483
915 Bank St
Waterbury, CT
Description
Oasis Sports Bar, 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 Oasis Sports Bar

Wise Guys Cafe
(203) 574-5463
400 Stillson Rd
Waterbury, CT
Description
Wise Guys Cafe, 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 Wise Guys Cafe

Crazy Joe's Sports Bar LLC
(203) 723-7200
686 Rubber Ave
Naugatuck, CT
Description
Crazy Joe's Sports Bar Llc - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Crazy Joe's Sports Bar Llc is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Crazy Joe's Sports Bar Llc is more than able to oblige.

Dean's Restaurant
(203) 723-1844
191 Rubber Ave
Naugatuck, CT
Description
Dean's Restaurant - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Dean's Restaurant? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Pier 34
(203) 735-3774
377 Roosevelt Dr # A
Seymour, CT
Description
Pier 34 - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Pier 34, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Ascot Club Bar & Grille
(203) 924-5821
330 Howe Ave
Shelton, CT
Description
Ascot Club Bar & Grille - If you're trying to impress your date, Ascot Club Bar & Grille 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 Ascot Club Bar & Grille offers.

Bertes West Indies American
(203) 757-4330
928 N Main St
Waterbury, CT
Description
Bertes West Indies American - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Bertes West Indies American, 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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