Cocktail Party Supplies Nixa MO

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Nixa. 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.

Grumpy's Lounge
(417) 881-9500
3455 S Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO
Description
Grumpy's Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Grumpy'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.

Gravy's Lounge
(417) 886-3918
3165 S Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO
Description
Gravy's Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Gravy's 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.

Centerfold
(417) 889-4475
2800 W Sunshine St
Springfield, MO
Description
Centerfold - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Centerfold caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

W F Cody's
(417) 887-8083
3138 E State Highway D
Springfield, MO
Description
W F Cody's - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? W F Cody's is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, W F Cody's is more than able to oblige.

Cat & The Fiddle
(417) 881-1711
1932 S Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO
Description
Cat & The Fiddle - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Cat & The Fiddle 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.

My Place
(417) 889-8708
1211 W Battlefield St
Springfield, MO
Description
My Place - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, My Place 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.

Midnight Rodeo
(417) 882-0309
1773 S Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO
Description
Midnight Rodeo - Think of Midnight Rodeo 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.

Step-Child
(417) 881-9703
1861 S Stewart Ave
Springfield, MO
Description
Step-Child, 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 Step-Child

Uncle Bently's Pub & Lounge
(417) 881-2389
4141 S Fremont Ave
Springfield, MO
Description
Uncle Bently's Pub & Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Uncle Bently's Pub & Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Archie's Lounge
(417) 864-4109
1817 E Grand St
Springfield, MO
Description
Archie's Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Archie'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.

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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