Cocktail Party Supplies Hannibal MO
1920 Market St
Water Hole, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Water Hole
River City Billiards
River City Billiards - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into River City Billiards, 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, River City Billiards will do the trick.
Broadway Bar & Grill
Broadway Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Broadway Bar & Grill will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.
Jake's Sports Bar
Jake's Sports Bar - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Jake's Sports Bar offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.
105 S Main St
Chevy's Lounge - If you're looking to kick back, Chevy's Lounge, 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.
Sid's National Bar & Grill
125 N Main St
Sid's National Bar & Grill, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Sid's National Bar & Grill
2205 Market St
Fitz's Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Fitz's 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.
Down Under Lounge
Down Under Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Down Under 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.
Korner Bar & Grill
17329 Business Highway 61
New London, MO
Korner Bar & Grill - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Korner Bar & Grill, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
115 S Main St
Kerley's 11 - If you're looking to kick back, Kerley's 11, 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.
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.
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.
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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