Cocktail Party Planning Alvin TX

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Alvin. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to liquor stores, wine and spirits, party planners and caterers, as well as advice on home bar wines, beers and mixed drinks with rum, vodka, whiskey or tequila.

Challal Grill Cafe
(281) 316-2607
201 Hobbs Rd
League City, TX
 
Woody's Ice House
(281) 585-3550
Highway 35 & Greenhouse Rd
Alvin, TX
Description
Woody's Ice House - Happy hour never looked so good. Woody's Ice House, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

My Place
(281) 585-0066
2007 S Gordon St
Alvin, TX
Description
My Place - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, My Place, 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.

Cheers Pub
(281) 482-9855
502 N Friendswood Dr
Friendswood, TX
Description
Cheers Pub - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Cheers Pub is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Conover Marguerite's
(409) 925-1059
3330 Avenue A
Santa Fe, TX
Description
Conover Marguerite's - Dress up. Conover Marguerite's 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.

Garden Lounge
(281) 585-9602
2770 E Highway 6
Alvin, TX
Description
Garden Lounge - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Garden Lounge is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Good Times Bar & Grill
(281) 388-0332
1507 W Highway 6
Alvin, TX
Description
Good Times Bar & Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Good Times Bar & Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Gold Club Iii
(281) 996-1071
2525 Friendswoodlink Rd
Friendswood, TX
Description
Gold Club Iii - Dress up. Gold Club Iii 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.

Hey Bobs
(281) 692-9592
5302 Masters Rd
Manvel, TX
Description
Hey Bobs - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Hey Bobs 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.

Santa Fe Lounge
(409) 925-5109
12126 Highway 6
Santa Fe, TX
Description
Santa Fe Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Santa Fe Lounge, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Stocking up your home bar

By Russ Cobbe

Last week we discussed what bartending equipment you should have in your home bar. This week we will cover the ingredients you need to complete the setup of your home bar.

Your main selection of alcohol should include 750ml bottles of the following: Gin, Vodka, Rum, Bourbon, Scotch, Tequila, Vermouth, Red and White Wine, Brandy, Port & Sherry plus whatever liqueurs are most palatable to you and your friends. The most popular liqueurs to have would be coffee, orange, irish cr�me and cr�me de cassis.

Next up would be bitters. Bitters are made from a variety of roots, barks, berries and herbs. They generally add a bit of zing to your drinks. You should have Angostura, Peychaud's, Orange and Abbotts Aged bitters.

For mixing you'll need a good variety to make a lot of different recipes. The standards include multiple bottles of Mineral water, cola, ginger ale, club soda, tonic water, lemon/lime sodas and fresh juices (orange, pineapple, lemon, lime and tomato). Don't forget to have lots of ice on hand. If you make your own ice use bottled water so you don't get a chlorine flavour to your drinks. Ice should go in the glass first to avoid splashing and to cool the ingredients as they get added.

Finally you will need some things to garnish the drinks to add that special touch. The essentials include cocktail onions, stuffed olives, lemons, limes, oranges, strawberries, celery stalks, Tabasco sauce, maraschino cherries, pineapple...

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