Cocktail Party Planning Baton Rouge LA

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Baton Rouge. 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.

Pita Boy
11197 Muriel Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Phil Brady's Bar & Grill
(225) 927-3786
4848 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Phil Brady's Bar & Grill - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Phil Brady's Bar & Grill is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Club Grand
(225) 355-4282
2231 N Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Club Grand - Plush seating and good music gives Club Grand a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Dennie's Bar & Lounge
(225) 924-4675
4675 North St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Dennie's Bar & Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Dennie's Bar & Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

D & L Bar & Lounge
(225) 344-3316
3360 North St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
D & L Bar & Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but D & L Bar & Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Marrazil
214 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Texas Club
(225) 928-4655
456 N Donmoor Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Texas Club - Think of Texas Club 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.

Herson's Private Club
(225) 387-6633
3457 North St
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Herson's Private Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Herson's Private Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Club Excalibur
(225) 929-7054
6763 Van Gogh Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Club Excalibur - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Club Excalibur offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Doubloons
(225) 926-4744
7367 Exchange Pl
Baton Rouge, LA
Description
Doubloons - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Doubloons is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

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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