Cocktail Party Supplies Tyler TX

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Tyler. 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.

Bill's Bar BQ
(903) 566-9000
New Henderson Hwy
Tyler, TX
Bill's Bar Bq - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Bill's Bar Bq, 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.

Yaya's Bar & Grill
(903) 533-9777
109 E Erwin St
Tyler, TX
Yaya's Bar & Grill - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Yaya's Bar & Grill, 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.

Sam's Deli Bar & Grill
(903) 534-8034
6011 S Broadway Ave
Tyler, TX
Sam's Deli Bar & Grill - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Sam's Deli Bar & Grill is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Laughing Dog Bar & Grill
(903) 534-1884
16884 Fm 2493
Tyler, TX
Laughing Dog Bar & Grill - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Laughing Dog Bar & Grill is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Laughing Dog Bar & Grill is more than able to oblige.

Happy Jacks
(903) 636-4432
801 West Broadway Street
Big Sandy, TX
Club Ice
(903) 526-7980
3200 Lakewood Dr
Tyler, TX
Club Ice - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Club Ice, 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.

Waterhole Club
(903) 561-9093
13901 County Road 193
Tyler, TX
Waterhole Club - Dress up. Waterhole Club 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.

Time Out Gentlemen's Club
(903) 561-1640
13540 State Highway 155 S
Tyler, TX
Time Out Gentlemen's Club - Who needs charities when you have Time Out Gentlemen's Club, where you can put a stripper through college? Just make sure you tip, don't be a jerk, and follow their guidelines for what's appropriate and what's not. (In other words, don't be "that" guy.)

Jackie's New Office Club
(903) 882-9322
2707 S Main St
Lindale, TX
Jackie's New Office Club - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Jackie's New Office Club, 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.

Alberston Market
(903) 597-7223
1900 East Se Loop 323
Tyler, TX

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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