Cocktail Party Supplies North Platte NE

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in North Platte. 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.

Flatrock Saloon
(308) 532-9941
219 Rodeo Rd
North Platte, NE
Description
Flatrock Saloon - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Flatrock Saloon 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.

Brothers Tavern
(308) 534-3670
215 E 6th St
North Platte, NE
Description
Brothers Tavern 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 Brothers Tavern

House Bar
(308) 534-7171
1601 E 4th St
North Platte, NE
Description
House Bar 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 House Bar

Platte Bar
(308) 532-6300
119 West 6th Street
North Platte, NE
 
House of Spirits
(308) 532-2676
1013 South Jeffers Street
North Platte, NE
 
Kelsey's Place
(308) 532-5000
404 N Dewey St
North Platte, NE
Description
Kelsey's Place - Let's call it what it is. Kelsey's Place, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Kelsey's Place you should have plenty of options.

Alamo Bar
(308) 534-3305
610 N Chestnut St
North Platte, NE
Description
Alamo Bar - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Flock Inn
(308) 582-4415
HC 1 Box 7
Maxwell, NE
Description
Flock Inn - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Flock Inn 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.

Big Red Liquor
(308) 534-7069
1421 East 4th Street
North Platte, NE
 
Cigarette Chain
(308) 534-0333
703 East 4th Street
North Platte, NE
 

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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