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.

Freeway Tavern
(406) 723-9083
2001 S Montana St
Butte, MT
Description
Freeway Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Freeway Tavern 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.

Goodwill Tavern
(406) 723-9816
703 N Montana St
Butte, MT
Description
Goodwill Tavern - 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.

Bluebird Bar
(406) 723-9006
1306 Grizzly Trl
Butte, MT
Description
Bluebird Bar - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Bluebird Bar 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.)

Paira Dice
(406) 782-5262
1653 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
Description
Paira Dice 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 Paira Dice

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.

Ted & Julie's Park St Prty
(406) 723-4247
1 W Park St
Butte, MT
Description
Ted & Julie's Park St Prty - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Ted & Julie's Park St Prty 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.

Irish Times Pub
(406) 782-8142
2 E Galena St
Butte, MT
Description
Irish Times Pub - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Irish Times Pub 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.

Alpine
(406) 723-9877
2806 Pine St
Butte, MT
Description
Alpine, 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 Alpine.

Corner
(406) 723-9956
501 S Montana St
Butte, MT
Description
Corner - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Corner is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Corner is more than able to oblige.

Sam's Place
(406) 782-5388
905 N Excelsior Ave
Butte, MT
Description
Sam's Place - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Sam's Place 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...

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