Cocktail Party Planning Clarksburg WV

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Clarksburg. 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.

Shamrock Club Lounge
(304) 623-0015
Old Route 50
Clarksburg, WV
Description
Shamrock Club Lounge - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Shamrock Club Lounge, 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.

212 Pub
(304) 622-9330
212 Milford St
Clarksburg, WV
Description
212 Pub, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of 212 Pub

Grasshopper Bar
(304) 626-3055
1371 Nutter St
Clarksburg, WV
Description
Grasshopper Bar - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Grasshopper Bar, 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.

Shinnston Sport Ctr
(304) 592-9815
315 Pike St
Shinnston, WV
Description
Shinnston Sport Ctr - 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.

Fireplace Lounge
(304) 782-1230
207 W Main St
Salem, WV
Description
Fireplace Lounge - 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, Fireplace Lounge kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Jokers Wild
(304) 326-2443
1401 W Virginia Ave
Clarksburg, WV
Description
Jokers Wild - Think of Jokers Wild 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.

Blazzin 7's Lounge
(304) 622-5677
290 Emily Dr
Clarksburg, WV
Description
Blazzin 7'S Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Blazzin 7'S Lounge, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Blazzin 7'S Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Highlife Lounge
(304) 842-0486
797 W Main St
Bridgeport, WV
Description
Highlife Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Highlife Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Wilderness Plantation Lounge
(304) 884-7806
Exit 105 1 79
Jane Lew, WV
Description
Wilderness Plantation Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Wilderness Plantation Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Pit Stop
(304) 782-4100
RR 1 Box 440a
Salem, WV
Description
Pit Stop - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Pit Stop 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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