Cocktail Party Supplies Winchester VA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Winchester. 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.

Summit Point Raceway
201 Motorsports Park Circle
Summit Point, WV
Description
Summit Point Raceway - Raceway

American Legion
(304) 725-7212
225 W Washington St
Charles Town, WV
Description
American Legion - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. American Legion 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.)

Murphy Beverage Company
(540) 723-9719
167 N Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA
 
The Butcher Station
(540) 662-2433
3107 Valley Ave Ste 106
Winchester, VA
 
Valley Homebrew
(540) 868-7616
199 Sulky Dr Ste 1
Winchester, VA
 
Four Corners Club
(304) 229-3443
113 Middleway Pike
Inwood, WV
Description
Four Corners Club - Happy hour never looked so good. Four Corners Club, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Di's Place
(304) 725-1030
401 Apple Tree Dr
Ranson, WV
Description
Di's Place - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Di's Place caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Union Jack Pub And Restaurant
(540) 722-2055
101 North Loudon Street
Winchester, VA
 
D'Vine Wines & Beer
(540) 662-9463
25 W Jubal Early Dr
Winchester, VA
 
Alcoholic Beverage Control Department
(540) 722-3460
182 Delco Plaza
Winchester, VA
 

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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