Cocktail Party Supplies Hobbs NM

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Hobbs. 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.

Saxony Prime Time Lounge
(505) 397-3251
501 N Marland Blvd
Hobbs, NM
Description
Saxony Prime Time Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Saxony Prime Time Lounge, 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 Saxony Prime Time Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Bowlarama Liquors
(505) 397-3019
2500 W Marland St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Bowlarama Liquors - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Bowlarama Liquors makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Dan's Bar
(505) 392-6470
420 N Shipp St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Dan's Bar - Plush seating and good music gives Dan's Bar 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.

Bottle Shop
(505) 397-7455
410 W Marland St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Bottle Shop - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Bottle Shop, 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, Bottle Shop will do the trick.

C & T Package
(505) 396-0775
902 S Main Ave
Lovington, NM
Description
C & T Package - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but C & T Package is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Diamond Lil's
(505) 392-9929
2600 N Dal Paso St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Diamond Lil's - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Diamond Lil's, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Astro Discount Liquors
(505) 393-8697
521 N Dal Paso St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Astro Discount Liquors - If you're trying to impress your date, Astro Discount Liquors 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 Astro Discount Liquors offers.

Playmates
(505) 393-8771
800 E Broadway St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Playmates - Think of Playmates as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Holidaze Restaurant & Lounge
(505) 392-7169
2827 N Dal Paso St
Hobbs, NM
Description
Holidaze Restaurant & Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Holidaze Restaurant & 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.

Border Bar
(505) 398-6293
RR 1 Box 418
Lovington, NM
Description
Border Bar, 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 Border Bar

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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