Cocktail Party Supplies Nampa ID

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Nampa. 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.

Ali Baba Hookah Bar
2174 Broadway Avenue
Boise, ID
Barb's Down The Road Tavern
(208) 442-9229
400 N Kings Rd # 34
Nampa, ID
Barb's Down The Road Tavern, 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 Barb's Down The Road Tavern

Hitching Post
(208) 466-9704
1911 1st St N
Nampa, ID
Hitching Post - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Hitching Post is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Globe Lounge
(208) 442-8313
306 N Kings Rd
Nampa, ID
Globe Lounge - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Globe Lounge 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.)

KATS House Of Blues
(208) 466-7332
114 13th Ave S
Nampa, ID
Kats House Of Blues - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Kats House Of Blues, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Hennessey's Country Bar-N
(208) 467-7952
817 E Karcher Rd
Nampa, ID
Hennessey's Country Bar-N - If you're looking to kick back, Hennessey's Country Bar-N, 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.

Airport Inn
(208) 467-5459
3111 Garrity Blvd
Nampa, ID
Airport Inn - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Airport Inn offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Rockin Rooster Lounge
(208) 466-9912
1652 Garrity Blvd
Nampa, ID
Rockin Rooster Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Rockin Rooster Lounge 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.

19 18 Lounge
(208) 467-3273
10 13th Ave S
Nampa, ID
19 18 Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, 19 18 Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Topper Tap Room
(208) 467-1507
724 1st St S
Nampa, ID
Topper Tap Room - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Topper Tap Room 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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