Cocktail Party Supplies Weymouth MA
83 Main St.
Lord Jeffrey's Pub
450 Washington St
Lord Jeffrey's Pub - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Lord Jeffrey's Pub is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)
Goal Post Bar & Grille
226 Water St
Goal Post Bar & Grille - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Goal Post Bar & Grille, 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.
536 Washington St
Mystic Lounge, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Mystic Lounge
Cronin's Public House
23 Des Moines Rd
Cronin's Public House - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Cronin's Public House, 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.
59 Putnam St.
1515 Hancock St
Club 58 - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Club 58, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Club 58 will do the trick.
Pat Flanagan's Pub
79 Parkingway St # 79
Pat Flanagan's Pub - Dress up. Pat Flanagan's Pub 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.
609 Washington St
Washington Tap - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Washington Tap, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
1574 Hancock St
Paddy Barry's - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Paddy Barry's 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.
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.
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.
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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