Cocktail Party Planning Dayton OH

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Dayton. 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.

Taggart's Pub
(937) 296-9477
970 Patterson Rd
Dayton, OH
Description
Taggart's Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Taggart's Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Gilly's
(937) 228-8414
132 S Jefferson St
Dayton, OH
Description
Gilly's - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Gilly'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.

C J's Dug-Out
(937) 253-5149
522 Xenia Ave
Dayton, OH
Description
C J's Dug-Out - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, C J's Dug-Out, 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.

Sloopy's
(937) 228-8060
613 E 5th St
Dayton, OH
Description
Sloopy's - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Sloopy'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.

City Cafe
(937) 223-1417
121 N Ludlow St
Dayton, OH
Description
City Cafe - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, City Cafe makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Tank's Bar & Grill
(937) 252-2249
2033 Wayne Ave
Dayton, OH
Description
Tank's Bar & Grill - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Tank's Bar & Grill is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Tank's Bar & Grill is more than able to oblige.

Webster Station
(937) 223-8379
300 E 3rd St
Dayton, OH
Description
Webster Station - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Webster Station 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.)

Boston's Bistro & Pub
(937) 461-1002
101 E 2nd St
Dayton, OH
Description
Boston's Bistro & Pub - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Boston's Bistro & Pub 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.

Pat's Bar
(937) 252-8503
2725 Linden Ave
Dayton, OH
Description
Pat's Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Pat's Bar, 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, Pat's Bar will do the trick.

Right Corner
(937) 228-1285
105 E 3rd St
Dayton, OH
Description
Right Corner - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Right Corner, 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.

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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