Cocktail Party Planning Carson City NV

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Carson City. 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.

Lamplighters Lounge
(775) 883-6226
260 W Winnie Ln
Carson City, NV
Description
Lamplighters Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Lamplighters Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Mo & Sluggo's Bar & Grill
(775) 885-1888
110 W Telegraph St
Carson City, NV
Description
Mo & Sluggo's Bar & Grill 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 Mo & Sluggo's Bar & Grill

Cue-Phoria Billiards
(775) 882-5997
55 E Winnie Ln
Carson City, NV
Description
Cue-Phoria Billiards - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Cue-Phoria Billiards, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Micasa Too
(775) 882-4080
3809 N Carson St
Carson City, NV
Description
Micasa Too - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Micasa Too 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.

Wishing Well Satin Lounge
(775) 883-0944
112 Rice St
Carson City, NV
Description
Wishing Well Satin Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Wishing Well Satin Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Old Globe Saloon
(775) 882-1816
407 N Curry St
Carson City, NV
Description
Old Globe Saloon - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Old Globe Saloon 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.

Ed's Dog House
(775) 882-4147
3300 Airport Rd
Carson City, NV
Description
Ed's Dog House - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Ed's Dog House is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

UAL Come Back Saloon
(775) 246-5553
12000 Us Highway 50 E
Carson City, NV
Description
Ual Come Back Saloon, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Ual Come Back Saloon

Decades Bar & Deli
(775) 883-8889
1475 Hot Springs Rd # 6
Carson City, NV
Description
Decades Bar & Deli - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Decades Bar & Deli, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Crossroads Lounge
(775) 882-7222
300 E Winnie Ln
Carson City, NV
Description
Crossroads Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Crossroads Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

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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