Cocktail Party Supplies Las Cruces NM

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Las Cruces. 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.

Victoria's
(505) 523-0440
2395 N Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Victoria's - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Victoria's makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Club
(505) 521-1137
1200 Foster Rd
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Club - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Club is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Hoot N Annie
(505) 525-8303
150 E Madrid Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Hoot N Annie, 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 Hoot N Annie

Knights Of Columbus
(505) 522-9945
2755 E Idaho Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Knights Of Columbus - 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.

Gadsden Purchase
(505) 525-3000
1300 Avenida DE Mesilla
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Gadsden Purchase - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Gadsden Purchase, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Graham Central Station
(505) 524-9131
505 S Main St
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Graham Central Station - Think of Graham Central Station 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.

Hurricane Alley
(505) 532-9358
1490 Missouri Ave # A
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Hurricane Alley - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Hurricane Alley, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Welcome Inn Package Store
(505) 524-0513
127 E Amador Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Welcome Inn Package Store - 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, Welcome Inn Package Store kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Brew
(505) 647-3348
2500 S Valley Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Brew - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Brew 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.

Hidden Forest
(505) 526-7700
1765 S Main St
Las Cruces, NM
Description
Hidden Forest - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Hidden Forest, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

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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