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.

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.

Five Reasons
(402) 474-7474
333 S 13th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Five Reasons - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Five Reasons is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

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.

Zoo Bar
(402) 435-8754
136 N 14th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Zoo Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Zoo Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Zoo Bar is more than able to oblige.

Lodge Tavern
(402) 435-9127
2135 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Lodge Tavern - 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.

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.

Duffy's Tavern
(402) 474-3543
1412 O St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Duffy's Tavern, 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 Duffy's Tavern.

Town & Country Saloon & Dance
(402) 464-3656
3245 Cornhusker Hwy
Lincoln, NE
Description
Town & Country Saloon & Dance - Think of Town & Country Saloon & Dance 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.

Cliff's Lounge
(402) 476-7997
140 N 12th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Cliff's Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Cliff's 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.

Libations
(402) 477-3880
317 S 11th St
Lincoln, NE
Description
Libations - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Libations offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

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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