Cocktail Party Supplies Bismarck ND

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bismarck. 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.

Lucky's Bar & Lounge
(701) 258-8122
2176 E Thayer Ave
Bismarck, ND
Description
Lucky's Bar & Lounge - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Lucky's Bar & Lounge, 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, Lucky's Bar & Lounge will do the trick.

Corral Bar
(701) 255-5045
2111 E Main Ave
Bismarck, ND
Description
Corral Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Corral Bar, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Main Bar & Package Store
(701) 223-2284
804 E Main Ave
Bismarck, ND
Description
Main Bar & Package Store, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Main Bar & Package Store.

Sandbar
(701) 255-0972
601 Memorial Hwy
Bismarck, ND
Description
Sandbar - 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.

Midway Tavern
(701) 255-5078
1915 E Sweet Ave
Bismarck, ND
Description
Midway Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Midway Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Borrowed Bucks
(701) 224-1545
118 S 3rd St
Bismarck, ND
Description
Borrowed Bucks - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Borrowed Bucks, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Elbow Room
(701) 222-2140
115 S 5th St
Bismarck, ND
Description
Elbow Room - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Elbow Room, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Capitol Lanes Plaza
(701) 222-3200
1237 W Divide Ave
Bismarck, ND
Description
Capitol Lanes Plaza - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Capitol Lanes Plaza 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.

Tumbleweed Bar & Grill
(701) 223-9271
62 Santee Rd
Bismarck, ND
Description
Tumbleweed Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Tumbleweed Bar & Grill 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.

Sports Page
(701) 224-0855
1120 Tacoma Ave
Bismarck, ND
Description
Sports Page - Happy hour never looked so good. Sports Page, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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