Cocktail Party Planning Anniston AL

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Anniston. 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.

Softrock Lounge
(256) 238-6282
1016 Noble St
Anniston, AL
Description
Softrock Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Softrock Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Dee Ford's
(256) 237-0145
1111 Wilmer Ave
Anniston, AL
Description
Dee Ford's - Dress up. Dee Ford'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.

Brother's Bar
(256) 435-6090
204 Pelham Rd S
Jacksonville, AL
Description
Brother's Bar - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Brother's Bar, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Yellow Moon Saloon
(256) 447-8808
2780 Us Highway 278 W
Piedmont, AL
Description
Yellow Moon Saloon, 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 Yellow Moon Saloon

The Peerless Saloon
(256) 237-1899
13 W 10th St
Anniston, AL
 
Peerless
(256) 237-1899
13 W 10th St
Anniston, AL
Description
Peerless - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Peerless caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Alabama Show Palace
(256) 831-0689
1503 Hillyer Robinson Ind Pkwy
Anniston, AL
Description
Alabama Show Palace - Dress up. Alabama Show Palace 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.

Spinz
(256) 782-2666
103 Pelham Rd S
Jacksonville, AL
Description
Spinz - Think of Spinz as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Crimson Tiger Sports Grill
(256) 452-3654
1003 Noble St
Anniston, AL
 
The Wine Cellar Inc
(256) 237-5996
309 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL
 

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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