Cocktail Party Planning Brandon MS

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Brandon. 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.

2002 Nite Club
(601) 957-1495
1001 E County Line Rd
Jackson, MS
Description
2002 Nite Club - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, 2002 Nite Club kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Tom's Bar-B-Q
(601) 969-1695
1605 S Gallatin St
Jackson, MS
Description
Tom's Bar-B-Q - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Tom's Bar-B-Q is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Fryday's Bar
(601) 968-0008
1122 S Gallatin St
Jackson, MS
Description
Fryday's Bar, 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 Fryday's Bar.

P Diddy's Lounge
(601) 714-4131
196 E Fortification St
Jackson, MS
Description
P Diddy's Lounge - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, P Diddy's Lounge is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Hide A WAY Lounge
(601) 355-5056
200 Oklahoma St
Jackson, MS
Description
Hide A Way Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Hide A Way Lounge, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Miss Nita's Sports Bar Rstrnt
(601) 713-1167
3417 N West St
Jackson, MS
Description
Miss Nita's Sports Bar Rstrnt - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Miss Nita's Sports Bar Rstrnt 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.

Recovery Room
(601) 981-9978
2820 N State St
Jackson, MS
Description
Recovery Room - Plush seating and good music gives Recovery Room 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.

930 Blues Cafe
(601) 948-3344
930 N Congress St
Jackson, MS
Description
930 Blues Cafe - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because 930 Blues Cafe, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Danny's Downtown
(601) 592-7000
995 S West St
Jackson, MS
Description
Danny's Downtown - Think of Danny's Downtown 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.

Babe's Showclub
(601) 969-3720
1100 S West St
Jackson, MS
Description
Babe's Showclub - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Babe's Showclub, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

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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