Cocktail Party Supplies Shreveport LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Shreveport. 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.

Kings Lounge
(318) 635-6720
1704 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Description
Kings Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Kings Lounge 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.

Cross Lake Bar
(318) 424-3864
3162 Blanchard Rd
Shreveport, LA
Description
Cross Lake Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cross Lake Bar, 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, Cross Lake Bar will do the trick.

Friends
(318) 631-8980
1655 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Description
Friends - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Friends is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Tucker's Lounge
(318) 226-1897
101 Allen Ave
Shreveport, LA
Description
Tucker's Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Tucker's Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Mojo's Voodoo Lounge
(318) 425-5229
203 Texas St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Mojo's Voodoo Lounge - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Mojo's Voodoo Lounge caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Johnny D's Bottle Shop
(318) 226-0116
4044 Mansfield Rd
Shreveport, LA
Description
Johnny D's Bottle Shop - Let's call it what it is. Johnny D's Bottle Shop, 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 Johnny D's Bottle Shop you should have plenty of options.

E R Lounge
(318) 220-0020
2141 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Description
E R Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. E R 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.

Ivan's Pub
(318) 226-8801
2013 Market St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Ivan's Pub - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Ivan's Pub, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Alligator Joe's
(318) 673-0048
200 Travis St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Alligator Joe's - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Alligator Joe's? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Mia's Sports Pub
(318) 221-1958
2109 Market St
Shreveport, LA
Description
Mia's Sports Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Mia's Sports Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

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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