Cocktail Party Supplies Toledo OH
2661 West Bancroft Street
Buster's Bar & Grill
2704 Nebraska Ave
Buster's Bar & Grill - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Buster's Bar & Grill 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.
Robert's Food & Spirits
2635 N Detroit Ave
Robert's Food & Spirits - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Robert's Food & Spirits is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Robert's Food & Spirits is more than able to oblige.
101 Club Inc
101 E Bancroft St
101 Club Inc - Now you have your cake and eat it too. 101 Club Inc, 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.
720 Woodstock Ave
Purol's Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Purol's Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
Syroka's Sports Spot
2224 Nebraska Ave
Syroka's Sports Spot, 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 Syroka's Sports Spot.
Jake's Part-Time Saloon
2520 Dorr St
Jake's Part-Time Saloon - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Jake's Part-Time Saloon, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.
27 Broadway St
Mutz - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Mutz 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.
Wesley's Bar & Grill
1201 Adams St
Wesley's Bar & Grill - 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.
406 N Westwood Ave
Route 66 - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Route 66, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.
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.
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.
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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