Cocktail Party Planning Apache Junction AZ

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Apache Junction. 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.

Joe-Jo's Restaurant & Lounge
(480) 986-8974
10262 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Joe-Jo's Restaurant & Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Joe-Jo's Restaurant & Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Angelos
(480) 357-2057
10444 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Angelos - 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.

Jake's O Mine
(480) 982-8608
1985 W Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Jake's O Mine - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Jake's O Mine? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Ye Olde Towne Pub
(480) 988-0768
16351 E Frye Rd
Gilbert, AZ
Description
Ye Olde Towne Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Ye Olde Towne Pub, 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.

Three Cheers Restaurant & Lng
(480) 985-1244
5750 E Main St
Mesa, AZ
Description
Three Cheers Restaurant & Lng - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Three Cheers Restaurant & Lng 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.

Cactus Club
(480) 982-1148
650 W Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Cactus Club - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Cactus Club, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Garfield Sports Bar
(480) 380-0558
10123 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Garfield Sports Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Garfield 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.

Desert Flame
(480) 984-1400
11145 E Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Description
Desert Flame, 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 Desert Flame

Monastery Mesa
(480) 474-4477
4810 E Mckellips Rd
Mesa, AZ
Description
Monastery Mesa, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Monastery Mesa.

R Nr Stix
(480) 807-9775
6429 E Main St
Mesa, AZ
Description
R Nr Stix - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. R Nr Stix 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.)

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from iDrink.com

Daily Drink Recipes Delivered to RSS Feed Contact