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
 
Gallery Bar, The
(979) 693-7500
801 University Drive E
College Station, PA
Description
Gallery Bar, The - Nothing really stands out about the food at [name], but no matter-regulars keep coming back night after night. Is it the atmosphere? The company? Maybe it's the safe selections on their menu that don't stray far from the formula.

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.

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.

Hurricane Harry's
(979) 846-3343
313 College Ave
College Station, PA
Description
Hurricane Harry's - Country music enthusiasts and college students flock to Hurricane Harry's for its nightly drink specials and laid-back, good-old-boy environment.

Crooked Path Ale House
(979) 691-4624
329 University Drive
College Station, PA
Description
Crooked Path Ale House - The Crooked Path Ale House sits directly across from the Westside campus, making it a convenient spot for college types who want to drink imported beers (instead of Bud and Shiner) in a British-style pub.

Fox & Hound, The
(979) 846-0211
505 University Drive E
College Station, PA
Description
Fox & Hound, The - The Fox & Hound is a gigantic sports bar, complete with a host of pull tables, TVs (one large screen) and plenty of electronic trivia to go around. College students and young professionals come here to take advantage of its more upscale environment, which includes a full bar and a variety of imported beer.

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.

Sweet Eugenes
(979) 696-5282
1702 George Bush Drive
College Station, PA
Description
Sweet Eugenes - This coffee shop attracts a variety of patrons and hosts live entertainment at least once a week. There's no alcohol served on premise, but Eugene's coffee drinks will keep you buzzing happily though the evening's set.

Woody's
(979) 693-0877
913 Harvey Rd
College Station, PA
Description
Woody's - Woody's is a place for college students to commune, dance, and take advantage of the bar's nightly drink specials.

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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