Cocktail Party Supplies Monroe LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Monroe. 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.

G G's Club
(318) 322-4499
1914 Roselawn Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
G G's Club - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, G G's Club 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.

Blue Monkey Tavern
(318) 324-9864
819 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA
Description
Blue Monkey Tavern, 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 Blue Monkey Tavern

Bananna Bob's Cantina
(318) 388-8757
207 Olive St
Monroe, LA
Description
Bananna Bob's Cantina - Think of Bananna Bob's Cantina 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.

Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames
(318) 651-0038
3227 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Mickee's Billiards & Ballgames is more than able to oblige.

6th Street Bar
(318) 387-8210
1026 N 6th St
Monroe, LA
Description
6Th Street Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, 6Th Street Bar, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Sal's Saloon
(318) 322-7100
3221 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Sal's Saloon - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Sal's Saloon 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.

C & J Sports Lounge
(318) 324-9864
2 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
C & J Sports Lounge is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of C & J Sports Lounge

Deja Vu
(318) 323-3352
2003 Tower Dr
Monroe, LA
Description
Deja Vu - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Deja Vu makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Bangkok Bar
(318) 699-0097
812 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA
Description
Bangkok Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Bangkok 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.

Shamrock
(318) 325-8923
500 Desiard St
Monroe, LA
Description
Shamrock, 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 Shamrock.

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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