Cocktail Party Supplies Hammond LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Hammond. 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.

Wise Guys Daiquiris
(985) 543-0380
14474 W University Ave
Hammond, LA
Wise Guys Daiquiris - If you're trying to impress your date, Wise Guys Daiquiris 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 Wise Guys Daiquiris offers.

Crescent Bar
(985) 345-7636
110 W Thomas St
Hammond, LA
Crescent Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

(985) 345-9898
226 N Cate St
Hammond, LA
Augustine's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Augustine's 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.

Johnny's Lounge
(985) 542-9809
12551 Wardline Rd
Hammond, LA
Johnny's Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Johnny's Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Mr G's Lounge
(985) 902-9948
12605 Highway 190 W
Hammond, LA
Mr G's Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Mr G's Lounge 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.

Brown Door 1
(985) 345-9916
126 N Cate St
Hammond, LA
Brown Door 1 - Happy hour never looked so good. Brown Door 1, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Chevy's Night Club
(985) 542-2745
1905 Nashville Ave
Hammond, LA
Chevy's Night Club - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Chevy's Night Club is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

(985) 542-8125
505 W Thomas St
Hammond, LA
Daiquiris - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Daiquiris offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Mule's Cate St Pub
(985) 345-5059
116 N Cate St
Hammond, LA
Mule's Cate St Pub - 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, Mule's Cate St Pub kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Benny's Place
(985) 345-0386
204 W Thomas St
Hammond, LA
Benny's Place - Let's call it what it is. Benny's Place, 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 Benny's Place you should have plenty of options.

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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