Cocktail Party Planning Hopkinsville KY
Iron Horse Saloon
561 Mclean Ave
Iron Horse Saloon - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Iron Horse Saloon 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.)
807 S Clay St
Alibi Club - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Alibi Club 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.)
Princess Theatre Lounge
113 E 9th St
Princess Theatre Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Princess Theatre Lounge a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.
Richard's Drive in Liquor Store
6940 Pembroke Road
Rite Aid Pharmaies
2412 Fort Campbell
2916 Fort Campbell Blvd
Econo Lodge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Econo Lodge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.
1409 E 19th St
Sunset Tavern - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Sunset Tavern is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.
123 Turner Loop
Rip's - 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.
The Copper Still
1705 Dawson Springs Road
The Hut Liquor Store
15988 Fort Campbell Blvd
Oak Grove, KY
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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