Cocktail Party Supplies Wexford PA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Wexford. 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.

HKAN Hookah Bar Lounge
(412) 381-1813
2210 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA
Cole Brothers Tavern
(724) 935-2000
161 Church Rd
Wexford, PA
Cole Brothers Tavern, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Cole Brothers Tavern.

Ruth & Herb's Hotel
(412) 366-8770
370 Rochester Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Ruth & Herb's Hotel - It's homestyle cooking, with a country band on Saturdays, a dance floor, and good Polish food.

North Park Lounge
(412) 364-9878
8701 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
North Park Lounge - Ideal for those living in, or passing through, the North Hills, this lounge is essentially just a good sports bar.

Rochester Inn
(412) 364-8166
505 Rochester Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Rochester Inn - Country bands take the stage pretty frequently at this bar.

Poor Richard's Pub
(724) 935-9870
10501 Perry Hwy
Wexford, PA
Poor Richard's Pub - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Poor Richard'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.

Burbon Street
(412) 369-9916
634 Camp Home Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Burbon Street - Locals camp out under a bar that looks like a house.

(412) 364-9902
3385 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
Jergel's - The place used to be a railway ticket station, so there's a lot of room. They serve a number of meaty American dishes, host rock cover bands on the weekend, and have a large Nascar scene.

Redstone Tavern
(412) 921-9336
Cornerstone Plaza
Pittsburgh, PA
Redstone Tavern - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Redstone Tavern will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Red River
(412) 366-9200
9805 McKnight Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Red River - They do some very good barbequed meat here.

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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