Cocktail Party Supplies Trussville AL

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Trussville. 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.

Velma's Place
(205) 661-0404
1911 Gadsden Hwy
Trussville, AL
Description
Velma's Place - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Velma's Place caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Bubba's Pub
(205) 853-9922
2408 Carson Rd # A
Birmingham, AL
Description
Bubba's Pub - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Bubba's Pub is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Mack's Place
(205) 854-7445
1165 Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL
Description
Mack's Place - Plush seating and good music gives Mack's Place 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.

Wildman's Lounge
(205) 472-0999
3070 Valley Rd
Ragland, AL
Description
Wildman's Lounge, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Wildman's Lounge

Airport Inn
(205) 836-9110
7502 5th Ave N
Birmingham, AL
Description
Airport Inn, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Airport Inn

Yellow Rose Woody's Inc
(205) 838-5666
800 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL
Description
Yellow Rose Woody's Inc - Think of Yellow Rose Woody's Inc as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Chappies Lounge
(205) 629-7180
2284 County Road 12
Margaret, AL
Description
Chappies Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Chappies Lounge is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Central Club Inc
(205) 699-7926
723 Lawley Ave NE
Leeds, AL
Description
Central Club Inc - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Central Club Inc makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Office Lounge
(205) 699-9906
730 Parkway Dr NE
Leeds, AL
Description
Office Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Office Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Bourbon Street Bar & Lounge
(205) 957-1003
1568 Cooper Hill Rd
Birmingham, AL
Description
Bourbon Street Bar & Lounge, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Bourbon Street Bar & Lounge

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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