Cocktail Party Supplies Bossier City LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Bossier City. 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.

Fast Eddie's Billiards
(318) 741-0010
1701 Old Minden Rd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Fast Eddie's Billiards - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Fast Eddie's Billiards, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Cricket's
(318) 747-7688
1738 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Cricket's - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cricket's, 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, Cricket's will do the trick.

Tom's Tavern
(318) 747-3909
3816 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Tom's Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, Tom's Tavern, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Fat City
(318) 747-2489
2565 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Fat City - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Fat City is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Thunderhead Too
(318) 674-2868
905 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Thunderhead Too - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Thunderhead Too 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.

Rascal's
(318) 746-6379
7242 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Rascal's - Let's call it what it is. Rascal's, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Rascal's you should have plenty of options.

Hot Rod's Tavern
(318) 747-9678
4300 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Hot Rod's Tavern, 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 Hot Rod's Tavern.

Kenny G's
(318) 742-0560
2604 Benton Rd # 614
Bossier City, LA
Description
Kenny G's, 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 Kenny G's

D Shays Lounge
(318) 746-9086
2704 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
D Shays Lounge - 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, D Shays Lounge kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Tap Room
(318) 746-9639
3501 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Tap Room - Plush seating and good music gives Tap Room 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.

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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