Cocktail Party Supplies Sioux Falls SD

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Sioux Falls. 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.

Acme Drink Co
(605) 339-1131
305 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Acme Drink Co - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Acme Drink Co caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Silver Moon Bar
(605) 336-1474
200 E Falls Park Dr
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Silver Moon Bar - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Silver Moon Bar is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Log Cabin
(605) 330-8213
1515 W Burnside St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Log Cabin - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Log Cabin, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Arrow Bar
(605) 332-4841
212 W 10th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Arrow Bar, 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 Arrow Bar

Touche'z
(605) 335-9874
323 S Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Touche'z - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Touche'z 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.

Homers Bar & Grill
(605) 331-6455
805 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Homers Bar & Grill - Let's call it what it is. Homers Bar & Grill, 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 Homers Bar & Grill you should have plenty of options.

Gaslight
(605) 339-9341
2206 W 12th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Gaslight - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Gaslight, 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.

Dew Drop Inn
(605) 338-8239
904 S Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Dew Drop Inn, 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 Dew Drop Inn

Waterhole No 1
(605) 335-9697
2400 W Madison St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Waterhole No 1 - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Waterhole No 1 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.

Ed Salear Bar & Grill
(605) 367-9706
214 E 12th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Description
Ed Salear Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Ed Salear Bar & Grill will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

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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