Cocktail Party Supplies Minot ND

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Minot. 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.

Arny's Lounge & Bottle Shop
(701) 838-4068
12 3rd St SE
Minot, ND
Description
Arny's Lounge & Bottle Shop - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Arny's Lounge & Bottle Shop is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Blue Rider
(701) 852-9050
118 1st Ave SE
Minot, ND
Description
Blue Rider - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Blue Rider 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.)

Fireside Lounge
(701) 838-4007
2605 Burdick Expy W
Minot, ND
Description
Fireside Lounge - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Fireside Lounge, 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, Fireside Lounge will do the trick.

Trappers Lounge-Dakota Inn
(701) 852-4842
2401 Highway 2 And 52 W
Minot, ND
Description
Trappers Lounge-Dakota Inn - Plush seating and good music gives Trappers Lounge-Dakota Inn a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Capri Bar
(701) 839-3291
2030 Burdick Expy E
Minot, ND
Description
Capri Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Capri Bar, 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.

Pour Farm
(701) 838-4033
201 37th Ave SW
Minot, ND
Description
Pour Farm - If you're looking to kick back, Pour Farm, 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.

Blind Duck
(701) 852-4940
1524 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Description
Blind Duck - Plush seating and good music gives Blind Duck a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Sidekicks
(701) 838-4840
1901 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Description
Sidekicks, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Sidekicks

Ranger Lounge
(701) 838-4002
1218 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Description
Ranger Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Ranger Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Grainhopper
(701) 838-4017
2212 Valley St
Minot, ND
Description
Grainhopper - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Grainhopper, 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, Grainhopper will do the trick.

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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