Cocktail Party Supplies Emporia KS

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Emporia. 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.

Dugout
(620) 342-0382
519 E 12th Ave
Emporia, KS
Description
Dugout - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Dugout is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Josie's Tavern
(620) 343-9440
138 W 12th Ave # 16
Emporia, KS
Description
Josie's Tavern - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Josie's Tavern is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Angel's
(620) 343-7700
1839 Merchant St
Emporia, KS
Description
Angel's - 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, Angel's kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Neosho Lounge
(620) 392-8591
220 Commercial St
Hartford, KS
Description
Neosho Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Neosho 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.

Liquor Locker
(620) 343-7414
2716 West 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS
 
Little Darlings Cabaret
(620) 343-7973
900 Graphic Arts Rd
Emporia, KS
Description
Little Darlings Cabaret - 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, Little Darlings Cabaret kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Purple Duck
(620) 343-7144
1516 W 6th Ave
Emporia, KS
Description
Purple Duck - Happy hour never looked so good. Purple Duck, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Desperado's Inc
(620) 340-8181
802 Graham St
Emporia, KS
Description
Desperado's Inc - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Desperado's Inc, 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.

Jimmy D's Bar & Grill
(620) 437-2788
120 N 3rd
Madison, KS
Description
Jimmy D's Bar & Grill - If you're trying to impress your date, Jimmy D's Bar & Grill 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 Jimmy D's Bar & Grill offers.

Carlos Liquor
(620) 343-0097
928 Commercial Street
Emporia, KS
 

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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