Cocktail Party Planning Frederick MD

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Frederick. 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.

Mirage Cafe and Grill
(301) 631-9247
243 N. Market St
Frederick, MD
 
Champion Billiards Cafe
(301) 846-0089
5205 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD
Description
Champion Billiards Cafe - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Champion Billiards Cafe is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Champion Billiards Cafe is more than able to oblige.

Hamilton's Restaurant
(301) 898-3669
1103 Liberty Rd
Frederick, MD
Description
Hamilton's Restaurant - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Hamilton's Restaurant will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Canal Bar & Grill
(301) 620-9898
49 S Market St
Frederick, MD
Description
Canal Bar & Grill 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 Canal Bar & Grill

Pugsley's Family Sports Pub
(301) 698-7390
6956 Crestwood Blvd
Frederick, MD
Description
Pugsley's Family Sports Pub, 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 Pugsley's Family Sports Pub.

Malibu's nightclub
(301) 815-5435
5854 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD
Description
Malibu's Nightclub - Think of Malibu's Nightclub 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.

Mc Gurk's Inn
(301) 694-7002
304 S Jefferson St
Frederick, MD
Description
Mc Gurk's Inn - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Mc Gurk's Inn is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Frederick Brewing Co
(301) 694-7899
4607 Wedgewood Blvd
Frederick, MD
Description
Frederick Brewing Co, 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 Frederick Brewing Co.

Lucas Mc Cain's Saloons Inc
(301) 695-7200
10 W College Ter
Frederick, MD
Description
Lucas Mc Cain's Saloons Inc - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Lucas Mc Cain's Saloons Inc, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Cactus Flats
(301) 898-3085
10026 Hansonville Rd
Frederick, MD
Description
Cactus Flats - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Cactus Flats, 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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