Cocktail Party Planning Huntington WV

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Huntington. 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.

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(304) 525-5993
817 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Icon - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Icon caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

M B Ingram
(304) 528-9319
803 8th St
Huntington, WV
Description
M B Ingram - Happy hour never looked so good. M B Ingram, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Jake's
(304) 696-9769
1436 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Jake's - If you're trying to impress your date, Jake's 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 Jake's offers.

Midnight Rodeo
(304) 529-1289
2127 Manchester Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Midnight Rodeo - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Midnight Rodeo, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Marleys Doghouse Inc
(304) 523-8100
2050 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Marleys Doghouse Inc - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Marleys Doghouse Inc, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Paddock Club
(304) 525-3513
440 8th Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Paddock Club, 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 Paddock Club.

Lounge
(304) 529-4640
1513 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Lounge - If you're trying to impress your date, Lounge 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 Lounge offers.

Maxie's Lounge
(304) 696-9849
1110 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Maxie's Lounge - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Maxie's Lounge 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.

House Of Thunder
(304) 523-8282
1935 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
House Of Thunder - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because House Of Thunder, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Eighth Avenue
(304) 522-4806
1602 8th Ave
Huntington, WV
Description
Eighth Avenue - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Eighth Avenue is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

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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