Cocktail Party Supplies La Crosse WI

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in La Crosse. 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.

Fish's Bar
(608) 782-6446
1452 Caledonia St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Fish's Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Fish's Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Fish's Bar is more than able to oblige.

Track Ii
(608) 782-4988
716 Gillette St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Track Ii - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Track Ii is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Track Ii is more than able to oblige.

Pastimes
(608) 781-5180
2658 George St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Pastimes - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pastimes? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Mug Tavern
(608) 785-7140
1312 Bainbridge St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Mug Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Mug Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Double Deuce Bar & Grill
(608) 784-3390
1305 Bainbridge St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Double Deuce Bar & Grill - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Double Deuce Bar & Grill, 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, Double Deuce Bar & Grill will do the trick.

Jo-Lyn's Pub
(608) 784-7118
1322 LA Crescent St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Jo-Lyn's Pub - 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.

Sher-Bear
(608) 784-4847
328 Goddard St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Sher-Bear, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Sher-Bear.

Chameleon Night Club
(608) 785-0321
54 Copeland Ave
La Crosse, WI
Description
Chameleon Night Club - Think of Chameleon Night Club 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.

D J's Vogue Bar
(608) 781-3860
1820 George St
La Crosse, WI
Description
D J's Vogue Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. D J's Vogue Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Teddy Bears
(608) 796-2991
1101 Saint Andrew St
La Crosse, WI
Description
Teddy Bears - 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.

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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