Cocktail Party Supplies Billings MT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Billings. 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.

Reno Club
(406) 245-5050
150 Calhoun Ln
Billings, MT
Description
Reno Club - Plush seating and good music gives Reno 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.

Second Shift
(406) 248-5516
934 Us Highway 87 E
Billings, MT
Description
Second Shift is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Second Shift

Loft
(406) 259-9074
2910 2nd Ave N
Billings, MT
Description
Loft - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Loft 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.

Moose Breath Saloon
(406) 252-5702
4242 State Ave
Billings, MT
Description
Moose Breath Saloon is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Moose Breath Saloon

Montana Chads
(406) 259-0111
3953 Montana Ave
Billings, MT
Description
Montana Chads - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Montana Chads, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Lee's 27th Street Saloon
(406) 259-0965
530 S 27th St
Billings, MT
Description
Lee's 27Th Street Saloon - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Lee's 27Th Street Saloon 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.

Crystal Lounge
(406) 259-0010
101 N 28th St
Billings, MT
Description
Crystal Lounge is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Crystal Lounge

Center Lounge
(406) 252-8431
109 N 30th St
Billings, MT
Description
Center Lounge - If you're trying to impress your date, Center Lounge 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 Center Lounge offers.

Western Bar
(406) 252-7383
2712 Minnesota Ave
Billings, MT
Description
Western Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Western Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Carlin Hotel
(406) 245-7515
2501 Montana Ave
Billings, MT
Description
Carlin Hotel - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Carlin Hotel, 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.

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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