Cocktail Party Supplies Alexandria LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Alexandria. 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.

Hot Shots Inc
(318) 487-2805
1205 England Dr
Alexandria, LA
Description
Hot Shots Inc - Plush seating and good music gives Hot Shots Inc a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Fatboy's
(318) 473-1559
3 Texas Ave
Alexandria, LA
Description
Fatboy's - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Fatboy's is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

G G's Club
(318) 473-4944
7521 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA
Description
G G's Club - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, G G's Club kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Sportsman's Lounge
(318) 445-9413
700 Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
Description
Sportsman's Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Sportsman's Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Bayview Yacht Club
(318) 448-0902
1434 Dorchester Dr # D
Alexandria, LA
Description
Bayview Yacht Club - Plush seating and good music gives Bayview Yacht Club a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Cap's Bar & Grill
(318) 443-8711
3143 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
Description
Cap's Bar & Grill - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Cap's Bar & Grill 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.

Unique Bar & Lounge
(318) 448-0555
3217 Industrial St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Unique Bar & Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Unique Bar & Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Frosty Factory Inc
(318) 445-2280
3410 Jackson St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Frosty Factory Inc - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Frosty Factory Inc is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Bayou
(318) 445-2546
4180 Jackson Street Ext
Alexandria, LA
Description
Bayou - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Bayou makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Riverside Pub
(318) 484-9090
812 3rd St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Riverside Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Riverside Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

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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