Cocktail Party Planning Anchorage AK

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Anchorage. 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.

Brown Jug Famous Liquor Stores
(907) 277-2780
1203 W Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK 
 
Brown Jug
4140 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AR
 
Brown Jug Warehouse
(907) 563-3815
4140 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 
Kinley's Restaurant And Bar
(907) 644-8953
3230 Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 
Hollywood Liquor Store
(907) 272-1119
867 E Loop Road
Anchorage, AK 
 
Brown Jug Famous Liquor Stores
(907) 279-9314
525 W Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK 
 
K & L Distributors Inc
(907) 563-3030
6307 Arctic Spur Road
Anchorage, AK
 
Cafe Amsterdam
(907) 274-0074
530 E Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
La Bodega
(907) 569-3800
530 E Benson Blvd #5
Anchorage, AK
 
Brown Jug Famous Liquor Stores
(907) 277-2813
131 Bragaw Street
Anchorage, AK 
 

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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