Cocktail Party Planning Grand Forks ND

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Grand Forks. 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.

Kelly's Bar
(701) 772-9605
309 N 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Kelly's Bar - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Kelly's Bar is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Mc Menamy's Tavern
(701) 772-9061
1602 Mill Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Mc Menamy's Tavern - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Mc Menamy's Tavern? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Judy's Tavern
(701) 772-9876
1221 N 20th St
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Judy's Tavern - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Judy's Tavern is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Judy's Tavern is more than able to oblige.

Rumors Lounge
(701) 772-0125
1826 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Rumors Lounge - 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.

Muddy Rivers Bar & Grill
(701) 787-0733
710 1st Ave N
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Muddy Rivers Bar & Grill - If you're looking to kick back, Muddy Rivers Bar & Grill, 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.

El Roco Night Club
(701) 772-6942
1730 13th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND
Description
El Roco Night Club - Think of El Roco Night Club 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.

Big Daddy's Lounge & Off Sale
(701) 775-7740
1405 Demers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Big Daddy's Lounge & Off Sale, 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 Big Daddy's Lounge & Off Sale

Edge
(701) 772-3362
10 N 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Edge - Think of Edge 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.

Long Haul Saloon
(701) 775-9240
4720 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Long Haul Saloon - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Long Haul Saloon 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.

Borrowed Bucks Road House
(701) 795-8995
1970 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Description
Borrowed Bucks Road House - Dress up. Borrowed Bucks Road House 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...

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