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.

Hammerjaxs Of Dayton
(937) 641-1114
111 E 4th St
Dayton, OH
Description
Hammerjaxs Of Dayton - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Hammerjaxs Of Dayton, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

George Newcom's Tavern
(937) 223-2470
418 E 5th St
Dayton, OH
Description
George Newcom's Tavern - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, George Newcom's Tavern, 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.

Pearl
(937) 222-6808
101 S Saint Clair St
Dayton, OH
Description
Pearl - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Pearl, 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.

Shroyer Inn
(937) 294-9274
1028 Shroyer Rd
Dayton, OH
Description
Shroyer Inn - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Shroyer Inn, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

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.

Timothy's Bar
(937) 222-7666
1818 Brown St
Dayton, OH
Description
Timothy's Bar 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 Timothy's Bar

Wiley's Comedy Club
(937) 224-5653
101 Pine St
Dayton, OH
Description
Wiley's Comedy Club - Dress up. Wiley's Comedy Club isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

White Rabbit Cocktail Lounge
(937) 433-9161
889 S Main St
Dayton, OH
Description
White Rabbit Cocktail Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, White Rabbit Cocktail Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

D J's Nitecap
(937) 253-3209
737 Xenia Ave
Dayton, OH
Description
D J's Nitecap, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of D J's Nitecap

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.

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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