Cocktail Party Supplies Victoria TX

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Victoria. 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.

Brown Bag Saloon
(361) 575-2672
8609 N Navarro St
Victoria, TX
Description
Brown Bag Saloon - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Brown Bag Saloon offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Colet Inn Bar & Grill
(361) 578-1360
3023 Camp Colet Rd
Victoria, TX
Description
Colet Inn Bar & Grill - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Colet Inn Bar & Grill, 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.

J D's
(361) 575-7484
1103 SW Moody St
Victoria, TX
Description
J D's - If you're looking to kick back, J D's, 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.

Westerner Club
(361) 575-9109
1005 W Constitution St
Victoria, TX
Description
Westerner Club - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Westerner 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.

Shady O
(361) 575-9927
2409 Port St
Victoria, TX
Description
Shady O - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Shady O, 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.

Dodge City
(361) 572-0606
205 N Star Dr # H
Victoria, TX
Description
Dodge City - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Dodge City, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Eagle's Nest
(361) 575-0059
3731 SW Moody St
Victoria, TX
Description
Eagle's Nest - If you're trying to impress your date, Eagle's Nest 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 Eagle's Nest offers.

LA Pantera Club
(361) 575-8832
2505 N Laurent St
Victoria, TX
Description
La Pantera Club - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At La Pantera Club, 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.

Fanelli's
(361) 575-2220
1701 N Laurent St
Victoria, TX
Description
Fanelli's - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Fanelli's caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Cinco De Mayo
(361) 575-9403
2313 Plainview St
Victoria, TX
Description
Cinco De Mayo, 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 Cinco De Mayo

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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