Cocktail Party Planning Eugene OR

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Eugene. 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.

Candy Shak Hookah and Oxygen Bar
(541) 915-1078
2251 Main St
Springfield, OR
Brew & Cue Inc
(541) 461-0413
2222 Highway 99 N
Eugene, OR
Brew & Cue Inc - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Side Pocket Tavern
(541) 343-0213
846 W 6th Ave
Eugene, OR
Side Pocket Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Side Pocket Tavern 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 Side Pocket Tavern offers.

John Henry's
(541) 342-3358
77 W Broadway
Eugene, OR
John Henry's - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. John Henry's caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

(541) 683-3154
99 W Broadway
Eugene, OR
Horsehead - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Horsehead offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Joe's Bar & Grill
(541) 338-9000
21 W 6th Ave
Eugene, OR
Joe's Bar & Grill - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Joe's Bar & Grill, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

(541) 345-5563
4711 W 11th Ave
Eugene, OR
Keg, 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 Keg.

New Max's Tavern
(541) 349-8986
550 E 13th Ave
Eugene, OR
New Max's Tavern - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, New Max'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.

Divas Gentlemens Club
(541) 683-6021
2165 W 11th Ave
Eugene, OR
Divas Gentlemens Club, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Divas Gentlemens Club

(541) 688-6564
1811 Highway 99 N
Eugene, OR
Embers - Dress up. Embers 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.

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

Daily Drink Recipes Delivered to RSS Feed Contact