Cocktail Party Planning Columbus OH
1129 N. High St.
874 North High Street
Midnight Hookah lounge
1167 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
D#1 Happy Family Club
764 Saint Clair Ave
D#1 Happy Family Club - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, D#1 Happy Family Club, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.
Cafe Bourbon Street
2216 Summit St
Cafe Bourbon Street - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Cafe Bourbon Street 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.
874 N High St
122 E. Main Street
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
883 N 4th St
Sunset Lounge - Think of Sunset Lounge 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.
Skully's Bar & Grill
1596 N High St
Skully's Bar & Grill - This South Campus hangout has a great jukebox populated by the likes of Lemmy and the Cramps, as well as good stiff drinks and decent pool tables.
2201 Neil Ave
Thirsty Scholar - Happy hour never looked so good. Thirsty Scholar, 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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