Cocktail Party Supplies Grand Island NE

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Grand Island. 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.

El Palenque Bar
(308) 382-9771
106 W 4th St
Grand Island, NE
Description
El Palenque Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into El Palenque Bar, 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, El Palenque Bar will do the trick.

Sluggers
(308) 382-1786
707 W Anna St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Sluggers - Happy hour never looked so good. Sluggers, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

City Limits
123 E South Front St
Grand Island, NE
Description
City Limits - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because City Limits, 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.

Almosa Bar
(308) 381-7967
411 N Vine St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Almosa Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Almosa Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Ruff's Bar
(308) 384-4585
311 N Walnut St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Ruff's Bar - Let's call it what it is. Ruff's Bar, 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 Ruff's Bar you should have plenty of options.

Desert Rose Saloon & Dance
(308) 381-8919
3235 S Locust St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Desert Rose Saloon & Dance - If you're looking to kick back, Desert Rose Saloon & Dance, 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.

J Alfred Prufrock's
(308) 398-8466
308 N Pine St
Grand Island, NE
Description
J Alfred Prufrock's - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. J Alfred Prufrock's is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Fitzgerald's 4th St Tavern
(308) 382-9967
418 W 4th St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Fitzgerald's 4Th St Tavern - 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.

B T's Lounge
(308) 382-9773
2320 S Locust St
Grand Island, NE
Description
B T's Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. B T's Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Glass Bar
(308) 398-4527
1009 W North Front St
Grand Island, NE
Description
Glass Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Glass Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Glass Bar is more than able to oblige.

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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