Cocktail Party Planning Anoka MN

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Anoka. 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.

SRO Sports Bar & Grill
(763) 753-2164
18919 Lake George Blvd
Anoka, MN
Description
Sro Sports Bar & Grill - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Serum's Good Time Emporium
(763) 421-7522
213 Jackson St
Anoka, MN
Description
Serum's Good Time Emporium - Your chances of having a good time in this Anoka bar will depend largely on whether or not you like classic rock, because it's here four nights a week.

Durkin's Pub
(763) 712-0476
227 E Main St
Anoka, MN
Description
Durkin's Pub is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Durkin's Pub

Corky's Bar
(320) 236-9524
136 49th Ave
South Haven, MN
Description
Corky's Bar - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Corky's Bar 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.

Rasset Bar & Grill
(320) 963-6705
4942 County Road 35 NW
Maple Lake, MN
Description
Rasset Bar & Grill - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Rasset Bar & Grill 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.)

1000 East Sports Bar
(414) 372-4968
1000 E N Ave
Annandale, WI
Description
1000 East Sports Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, 1000 East Sports Bar, 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.

J J's Bar
(320) 274-9990
35 Oak Ave S
Annandale, MN
Description
J J's Bar - Happy hour never looked so good. J J's Bar, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Twin Rails Bar & Grill
(320) 236-7245
430 Oak Ave S
Maple Lake, MN
Description
Twin Rails Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Twin Rails 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.

Silver Creek Corner Bar
(763) 878-9993
RR 2 Box 348
Maple Lake, MN
Description
Silver Creek Corner Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Pearl Lake Lodge
(320) 398-2588
10600 County Road 8
Kimball, MN
Description
Pearl Lake Lodge - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Pearl Lake Lodge? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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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