Cocktail Party Supplies Indianapolis IN

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Indianapolis. 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.

Madison Oyster Bar
(574) 288-3776
129 N Main St
South Bend, IN
 
The Egyptian
(317) 255-4400
6265 Carrollton Ave.
Indianapolis, IN
 
Ralph's Great Divide
(317) 637-2192
743 E New York St
Indianapolis, IN
Description
Ralph's Great Divide - 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.

501 Tavern
(317) 632-2100
501 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN
Description
501 Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. 501 Tavern 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.)

Loading Dock
(317) 637-2680
1045 N Senate Ave # 1
Indianapolis, IN
Description
Loading Dock - Happy hour never looked so good. Loading Dock, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Khourys Mediterranean Island
(317) 251-8610
1850 E. Broadripple Ave.
Indianapolis, IN
 
Ten
(317) 638-5802
1218 N Pennsylvania St
Indianapolis, IN
Description
Ten - 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.

Out Place
(317) 968-0908
1532 N Alabama St
Indianapolis, IN
Description
Out Place - 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.

Talbott Street
(317) 931-1343
2145 N Talbott St
Indianapolis, IN
Description
Talbott Street - 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, Talbott Street kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Lockerbie Pub
(317) 631-9545
631 E Michigan St
Indianapolis, IN
Description
Lockerbie Pub - Happy hour never looked so good. Lockerbie Pub, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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