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.

Hub Lounge
(318) 746-9106
4340 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Hub Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Hub Lounge 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.

Touch
(318) 549-0390
4105 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Touch - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Touch offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

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.

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.

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.

Action Central Cabaret
(318) 742-2030
1911 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Action Central Cabaret - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Action Central Cabaret, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Shotz Lounge
(318) 226-1426
1426 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Shotz Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Shotz Lounge 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.

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.

It'Ll Do
(318) 742-4032
3613 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
It'll Do - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, It'll Do makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

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.

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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