Cocktail Party Supplies El Dorado AR

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in El Dorado. 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.

Basin Street Lounge
(870) 864-8055
1814 Junction City Rd
El Dorado, AR
Description
Basin Street 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, Basin Street Lounge kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Mink Eye
(870) 862-0029
106 S Jefferson Ave
El Dorado, AR
Description
Mink Eye - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Budweiser Distributor CO
(870) 862-7986
630 East Faulkner Street
El Dorado, AR
 
Gene's Liquor
(870) 863-0261
704 North West Avenue
El Dorado, AR
 
Guy's Liquors
(870) 863-7824
704 West Hillsboro Street
El Dorado, AR
 
Nunley's Tavern
(870) 863-9659
900 Hawthorne Ave
El Dorado, AR
Description
Nunley'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 Nunley's Tavern.

Gene's Liquor
(870) 863-0261
704 N West Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
Hepco Inc
(870) 862-7986
630 East Faulkner Street
El Dorado, AR
 
Timberlane Wine & Spirits
(870) 864-9912
700 S Timberlane Dr Ste A
El Dorado, AR
 
Jimmy's East Main Liquor
(870) 862-1791
1201 East Main Street
El Dorado, AR
 

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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