Cocktail Party Planning Covington KY

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Covington. 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.

Gypsy Cafe
(513) 221-8700
117 Calhoun Street
Cincinnati, OH
 
Cock & Bull English Pub
(859) 581-4253
601 Main St
Covington, KY
Description
Cock & Bull English Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Cock & Bull English Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Jello's Nite Club & Eatery
(859) 581-2200
427 Johnson St
Covington, KY
Description
Jello's Nite Club & Eatery - 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, Jello's Nite Club & Eatery kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Pachinko Saloon
(859) 431-6400
424 W 6th St
Covington, KY
Description
Pachinko Saloon is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Pachinko Saloon

Jay's Angels
(859) 491-0171
411 Madison Ave
Covington, KY
Description
Jay's Angels - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Jay's Angels, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Rum Runners
(859) 491-0320
620 Scott St
Covington, KY
Description
Rum Runners, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Rum Runners.

Yadda Club
(859) 491-5600
404 Pike St
Covington, KY
Description
Yadda Club - Happy hour never looked so good. Yadda Club, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Liberty's Show Lounge
(859) 291-2402
417 Scott St
Covington, KY
Description
Liberty's Show Lounge - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Liberty's Show Lounge, 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.

Lew's Place Inc
(859) 581-6666
144 E 10th St
Covington, KY
Description
Lew's Place Inc - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Lew's Place Inc, 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.

Fat Shannons Pub
(859) 261-9555
641 Main St
Covington, KY
Description
Fat Shannons Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Fat Shannons Pub 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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from iDrink.com

Daily Drink Recipes Delivered to RSS Feed Contact