Cocktail Party Supplies Baton Rouge LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Baton Rouge. 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.

Marrazil
214 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Club Grand
(225) 355-4282
2231 N Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Club Grand - Plush seating and good music gives Club Grand 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.

Herson's Private Club
(225) 387-6633
3457 North St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Herson's Private Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Herson's Private Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Phil Brady's Bar & Grill
(225) 927-3786
4848 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Phil Brady's Bar & Grill - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Phil Brady'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.

D & L Bar & Lounge
(225) 344-3316
3360 North St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
D & L Bar & Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but D & L Bar & Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Pita Boy
11197 Muriel Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Texas Club
(225) 928-4655
456 N Donmoor Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Texas Club - Think of Texas Club as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Club Excalibur
(225) 929-7054
6763 Van Gogh Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Club Excalibur - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Club Excalibur offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Doubloons
(225) 926-4744
7367 Exchange Pl
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Doubloons - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Doubloons is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Dreams
(225) 926-1720
2083 Dallas Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Dreams, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Dreams

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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