Cocktail Party Planning Butte MT

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Butte. 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.

Snookums
(406) 533-0919
3541 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
Description
Snookums - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Snookums fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Silver Dollar Saloon
(406) 782-7367
133 S Main St
Butte, MT
Description
Silver Dollar Saloon - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Silver Dollar Saloon, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Lazt Call
(406) 494-5964
5155 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
Description
Lazt Call - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Lazt Call, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Jim's Bar
(406) 782-3431
2720 Elm St
Butte, MT
Description
Jim's Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Jim's Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Copper Hill Bar
(406) 723-9834
1000 S Excelsior Ave
Butte, MT
Description
Copper Hill Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Copper Hill Bar, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

It Club
(406) 723-3616
1236 Grizzly Trl
Butte, MT
Description
It Club - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, It Club, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Cavalier Lounge
(406) 723-5461
100 E Broadway St
Butte, MT
Description
Cavalier Lounge - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Cavalier Lounge is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Piszers Palace
(406) 782-0212
303 W Daly St
Butte, MT
Description
Piszers Palace - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Piszers Palace, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Piszers Palace will do the trick.

East Side Athletic Club
(406) 782-7539
3200 Dexter St
Butte, MT
Description
East Side Athletic Club - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to East Side Athletic Club, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Scoop Bar
(406) 782-2016
1302 E 2nd St
Butte, MT
Description
Scoop Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, Scoop Bar is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Scoop Bar offers.

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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