Cocktail Party Supplies West Monroe LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in West Monroe. 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.

Memories
(318) 396-3333
7762 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Memories - Let's call it what it is. Memories, 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 Memories you should have plenty of options.

J-Max
(318) 651-0059
228 Trenton St
West Monroe, LA
Description
J-Max - Plush seating and good music gives J-Max 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.

Back Door Lounge
(318) 396-9262
5266 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Back Door Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Back Door 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.

Legands
(318) 397-0586
8609 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Legands - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Legands makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Sandy's Club
(318) 397-8363
7772 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Sandy's Club - Dress up. Sandy's Club isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Hole In The Wall
(318) 398-7400
101 Wood St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Hole In The Wall - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Hole In The Wall, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Landing
(318) 397-3828
6130 Whites Ferry Rd
West Monroe, LA
Description
Landing - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Landing, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Silver Dollar Saloon
(318) 397-2297
5223 1/2 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Silver Dollar Saloon, 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 Silver Dollar Saloon

Downtown Lounge
(318) 388-1934
221 Trenton St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Downtown Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Downtown 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.

Foxhole Lounge
(318) 387-0430
2930 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA
Description
Foxhole Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Foxhole Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale 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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