Cocktail Party Planning Clinton IA

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Clinton. 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.

Almont Tap
(563) 682-7381
4581 140th St
Clinton, IA
Description
Almont Tap - If you're looking to kick back, Almont Tap, 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.

1 Dawg Tap
(563) 243-2530
115 Main Ave
Clinton, IA
Description
1 Dawg Tap - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, 1 Dawg Tap, 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.

Mac's Pub
(563) 242-0779
702 S 2nd St
Clinton, IA
Description
Mac's Pub - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Mac's Pub, 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, Mac's Pub will do the trick.

Hook's Pub
(563) 242-2227
318 N 4th St
Clinton, IA
Description
Hook's Pub - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Hook's Pub is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Hook's Pub is more than able to oblige.

Joe's Tavern
(563) 243-0907
2501 Camanche Ave
Clinton, IA
Description
Joe's Tavern, 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 Joe's Tavern

Boo's Spirits & Sports
(563) 243-0906
2149 Camanche Ave
Clinton, IA
Description
Boo's Spirits & Sports - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Boo's Spirits & Sports 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.)

Sabra's Bar & Grill
(563) 243-5612
132 5th Ave S
Clinton, IA
Description
Sabra's Bar & Grill - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Sabra's Bar & Grill 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.)

Voodoo Lounge
(563) 242-7275
226 5th Ave S
Clinton, IA
Description
Voodoo Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Voodoo 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.

Lassiters
(563) 243-4361
1801 Lincoln Way
Clinton, IA
Description
Lassiters - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Lassiters 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.)

Doyle's Tavern
(563) 243-0902
252 Main Ave
Clinton, IA
Description
Doyle's Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. Doyle's Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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