Cocktail Party Planning Georgetown KY

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Georgetown. 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.

Prince Hookah Lounge
(859) 258-9949
555 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
 
Rumor's Tavern
(859) 388-9177
4578 Georgetown Rd
Lexington, KY
Description
Rumor's Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Rumor's Tavern, 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.

Kentucky Brewing Co
(859) 281-2793
122 W Maxwell St
Lexington, KY
Description
Kentucky Brewing Co - If you're looking to kick back, Kentucky Brewing Co, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Chestnut Street Bar
(859) 253-0187
401 E 5th St
Lexington, KY
Description
Chestnut Street Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Chestnut Street Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Shoppers Village Liquors
(859) 281-6613
151 Martin Luther King Blvd
Lexington, KY
Description
Shoppers Village Liquors - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Shoppers Village Liquors 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.

Little Jim's Tavern
(859) 259-9966
2461 Georgetown Rd
Lexington, KY
Description
Little Jim's Tavern - If you're trying to impress your date, Little Jim's 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 Little Jim's Tavern offers.

De Ja Vu
(859) 299-9857
485 W New Circle Rd
Lexington, KY
Description
De Ja Vu - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. De Ja Vu, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Paddock Bar & Patio
(859) 288-0535
319 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
Description
Paddock Bar & Patio - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Paddock Bar & Patio 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.)

Rumba Latina Discopeca
(859) 381-8275
1203 Versailles Rd
Lexington, KY
Description
Rumba Latina Discopeca - Think of Rumba Latina Discopeca 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.

Club Caribbean
(859) 252-6080
987 Winchester Rd
Lexington, KY
Description
Club Caribbean - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Club Caribbean 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.

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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