Cocktail Party Supplies Waterville ME

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Waterville. 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.

Twisters Night Club
(207) 873-7553
365 Main St
Waterville, ME
Description
Twisters Night Club - Dress up. Twisters Night 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.

Spirit
(207) 877-8990
2 Silver St
Waterville, ME
Description
Spirit - Happy hour never looked so good. Spirit, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Jonathan's Eastside Pub
(207) 445-3680
RR 3
Vassalboro, ME
Description
Jonathan's Eastside Pub - 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.

Jonathan's Restaurant
(207) 623-4643
571 Civic Center Dr
Augusta, ME
Description
Jonathan's Restaurant - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Jonathan's Restaurant is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Jordyn's
(207) 474-5900
24 Court St
Skowhegan, ME
Description
Jordyn's - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Jordyn's offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Mainely Brews Tavern
(207) 873-2457
1 Post Office Sq
Waterville, ME
Description
Mainely Brews Tavern - 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.

Melody Ranch
(207) 453-9408
Highway 139 & 104
Fairfield, ME
Description
Melody Ranch - Dress up. Melody Ranch 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.

Papa Joe's Pizza
(207) 623-4041
80 Water St
Augusta, ME
Description
Papa Joe's Pizza - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Papa Joe's Pizza, 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.

Club Liquid
(207) 623-2277
349 Water St
Augusta, ME
Description
Club Liquid - Think of Club Liquid 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.

Oak Pond Brewery
(207) 474-3233
101 Oak Pond Rd
Skowhegan, ME
Description
Oak Pond Brewery - Happy hour never looked so good. Oak Pond Brewery, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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