Cocktail Party Supplies Bellevue NE

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bellevue. 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.

Full Moon Tavern
(402) 292-0992
2006 Lincoln Rd
Bellevue, NE
Description
Full Moon Tavern - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Full Moon Tavern 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.

Doug's Town Tavern
(402) 291-5155
107 W Mission Ave
Bellevue, NE
Description
Doug's Town Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Doug's Town 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 Doug's Town Tavern offers.

Varieties Bar & Grill
(402) 291-6131
1301 1/2 Fort Crook Rd S
Bellevue, NE
Description
Varieties Bar & Grill - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Varieties Bar & Grill 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.)

Ham's Bellevue Bar
(402) 291-9941
2303 Lincoln Rd
Bellevue, NE
Description
Ham's Bellevue Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Plaza Lounge
(402) 291-9215
701 Galvin Rd S # 114
Bellevue, NE
Description
Plaza Lounge - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Plaza Lounge 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.

Century Bar
(402) 291-6266
2109 Franklin St
Bellevue, NE
Description
Century Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Century Bar, 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, Century Bar will do the trick.

Bear's
(402) 292-9958
2210 Franklin St
Bellevue, NE
Description
Bear's - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Bear'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.

Babe's
(402) 293-6810
512 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE
Description
Babe's - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Babe's is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Babe's is more than able to oblige.

Jammer's Pub
(402) 291-8282
1505 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE
Description
Jammer's Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Jammer's Pub, 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.

Veterans Of Foreign Wars
(402) 291-3437
9501 S 25th St
Bellevue, NE
Description
Veterans Of Foreign Wars - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Veterans Of Foreign Wars 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.)

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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