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Pied Cow Coffeehouse
3244 SE Belmont Street
3223 Northeast Broadway
19 Northwest 5th Avenue
Beirut Hookah Lounge
8860 SW Hall blvd
Tigard , OR
Tony's Smoke Shop
12400 Sw Broadway St
2929 SE Powell Blvd
The Sultan Cafe
1500 NW 18th Ave.
Tony's Hookah Center
9517 Southwest Barbur Boulevard
Tony's Pizzeria Huka Bar Pub
15917 SW Hall Blvd.
18415 SE Division St
Pub 181 - If you're trying to impress your date, Pub 181 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 Pub 181 offers.
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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