Cocktail Party Supplies Wichita KS

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Wichita. 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.

(316) 263-3663
800 E 1st St N
Wichita, KS
Finns - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Finns, 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.

Kelly's Irish Pub
(316) 269-3402
917 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS
Kelly's Irish Pub - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Kelly's Irish Pub caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Brewer's Line
(316) 263-9046
150 N Mosley St
Wichita, KS
Brewer's Line - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Brewer's Line 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.)

Block Party USA
(316) 264-1619
1021 Maple St
Wichita, KS
Block Party Usa - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Block Party Usa, 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.

Genny's Cold Brew Lounge
(316) 267-4500
718 E Pawnee St
Wichita, KS
Genny's Cold Brew Lounge - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Genny's Cold Brew Lounge, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Emerson Biggin's
(316) 303-9800
808 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS
Emerson Biggin's - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Emerson Biggin's fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Logo's Inc
(316) 264-2524
604 S Topeka St
Wichita, KS
Logo's Inc - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Logo's Inc fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

America's Pub
(316) 267-1782
116 N Mead St
Wichita, KS
America's Pub - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because America's Pub, 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.

Triangle Tavern
(316) 264-4832
2003 S Washington St
Wichita, KS
Triangle Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Triangle Tavern 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 Triangle Tavern offers.

E & J's Sports Bar
(316) 263-9214
1710 E Morris St
Wichita, KS
E & J's Sports Bar - Happy hour never looked so good. E & J's Sports Bar, 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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