Cocktail Party Supplies Torrington CT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Torrington. 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.

Sky Top Lanes
(860) 489-3343
1000 E Main St
Torrington, CT
Description
Sky Top Lanes - Let's call it what it is. Sky Top Lanes, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Sky Top Lanes you should have plenty of options.

Joe D's Tavern
(860) 496-9344
179 Washington Ave
Torrington, CT
Description
Joe D's Tavern - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Joe D's Tavern is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Joe D's Tavern is more than able to oblige.

Rae's Towne Tavern
(860) 482-6067
218 Harwinton Ave
Torrington, CT
Description
Rae's Towne Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Rae's Towne Tavern, 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.

Players Sports Bar
(860) 589-0002
23 Main St
Terryville, CT
Description
Players Sports Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, Players Sports Bar 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 Players Sports Bar offers.

Gemini's Cafe
(860) 658-9724
20 Tariffville Rd
Simsbury, CT
Description
Gemini's Cafe - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Gemini's Cafe kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Bohemian Pub
(860) 482-5142
131 Water St # 2
Torrington, CT
Description
Bohemian Pub - If you're looking to kick back, Bohemian Pub, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Roadhouse Tavern
(860) 482-7979
225 E Pearl St
Torrington, CT
Description
Roadhouse Tavern, 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 Roadhouse Tavern

Clifones Eastside Cafe
(860) 489-8082
823 New Harwinton Rd
Torrington, CT
Description
Clifones Eastside 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 Clifones Eastside Cafe

Sports Rock USA
(860) 582-9668
177 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
Description
Sports Rock Usa - 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.

Central Cafe LLC
(860) 747-0405
24 Whiting St
Plainville, CT
Description
Central Cafe LLC - This sports bar, cafe, and lounge has 8 big screen plasma TVs. On nice nights, you can sit outside on the patio and enjoy the stars.

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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