Cocktail Party Planning College Station TX

Local resource for cocktail party planning in College Station. 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.

Hookah Station
2551 Texas Avenue Suite D
College Station, TX
 
Koppe Bridge Bar & Grill
(979) 764-2933
12055 Wellborn Rd
College Station, PA
Description
Koppe Bridge Bar & Grill - Located at [Address], Koppe Bridge Bar & Grill keeps diners coming back with its reasonable price points and scrumptious menu. Though no notable dishes stand out from the rest, you won't be disappointed. Is it rated a 30-out-of-30 on Zagats? Maybe not, but overall you can do a lot worse.

Fitzwilly's
(979) 846-8806
303 University Dr
College Station, TX
Description
Fitzwilly's - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Fitzwilly's, 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.

Bistro Lounge/Ramada Aggieland
(979) 693-9891
1502 Texas Ave S
College Station, PA
Description
Bistro Lounge/Ramada Aggieland - Aggie parents and out-of-towners staying at the Ramada Inn migrate to the motel's Bistro lounge for food and drink, which is often accompanied by a pianist playing classical and jazz tunes.

Chelsea Street Pub & Grill
(979) 846-2496
1500 Harvey Rd #5002
College Station, PA
Description
Chelsea Street Pub & Grill - The restaurant business is tough-few and far between make it. But [name] is still going strong with its generous menu and gregarious staff fueling their success.

Dixie Chicken
(979) 846-2322
307 University Drive
College Station, PA
Description
Dixie Chicken - This Texas A&M instution/bar is filled to the brim with good ole' boys and girls who want to do nothing more than to drown themselves in cheap pitchers of beer while country music blares in the background. "The Chicken" serves decent pub grub to hungry patrons. Only kickers need apply.

J.D. Wells Rock'n Saloon
(979) 693-0877
913A Harvey Rd
College Station, PA
Description
J.D. Wells Rock'n Saloon - J.D. Wells is a TAMU college staple, offering wide-eyed patrons nightly drink specials and a variety of music, from the '60s to the '90s.

Reef
(979) 260-3862
315 University Dr
College Station, TX
Description
Reef - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Reef caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Duddley's Draw
(979) 846-3030
311 University Dr
College Station, TX
Description
Duddley's Draw - 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.

Mad Hatters
(979) 846-7476
317 University Dr
College Station, TX
Description
Mad Hatters - If you're trying to impress your date, Mad Hatters 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 Mad Hatters 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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