Cocktail Party Supplies Lincoln NE

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Lincoln. 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.

Poor Mac's
(402) 474-9395
104 N 20th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Poor Mac's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Poor Mac's 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.

Zen's
(402) 475-2929
122 N 11th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Zen's - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Zen's, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Pit Crew
(402) 464-9521
3223 Cornhusker Hwy
Lincoln, NE
Description
Pit Crew - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Pit Crew makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Barrymore's
(402) 476-6494
134 N 13th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Barrymore's - Let's call it what it is. Barrymore's, 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 Barrymore's you should have plenty of options.

Fat Nappys
(402) 466-6644
5100 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Fat Nappys - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Fat Nappys is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Fat Nappys is more than able to oblige.

Rumrunners
(402) 474-5148
2323 T St # 24
Lincoln, NE
Description
Rumrunners - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Rumrunners, 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, Rumrunners will do the trick.

Beacon Lounge
(402) 438-7211
311 S 11th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Beacon Lounge - If you're looking to kick back, Beacon 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.

Iguana's
(402) 476-8850
1426 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Iguana's - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Iguana's 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.)

Jack's Bar & Grill
(402) 438-6288
100 N 8th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Jack's Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Jack's 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.

Club Internationale
(402) 475-8463
227 N 9th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Club Internationale - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Club Internationale, 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.

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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