Cocktail Party Planning Irmo SC

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Irmo. 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.

Disorderly Conduct
(803) 765-0429
617 Harden St.
Columbia, NC
 
Wild Hare
(803) 213-1000
5122 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Wild Hare - If you're looking to kick back, Wild Hare, 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.

AMF Major League Lanes
(803) 798-1310
1732 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Amf Major League Lanes - Let's call it what it is. Amf Major League Lanes, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Amf Major League Lanes you should have plenty of options.

Mc Cary's Bar & Grill
(803) 551-5680
851 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Mc Cary's Bar & Grill - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Mc Cary's Bar & Grill is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Corner Pocket & Bar
(803) 731-0403
489 Piney Grove Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Corner Pocket & Bar, 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 Corner Pocket & Bar

Teaser's
(803) 798-3231
4016 Fernandina Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Teaser's - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Teaser's kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Advantage Heating & Air Cond
(803) 360-8643
160 Highland Creek Ln
Columbia, SC
Description
Advantage Heating & Air Cond - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Advantage Heating & Air Cond, 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.

Village Tavern
(803) 772-4905
214 Berryhill Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Village Tavern - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Village Tavern, 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.

Platinum Plus
(803) 731-0555
362 Jacob Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Platinum Plus - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Platinum Plus caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

AMF Capital Lanes
(803) 798-2444
2601 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC
Description
Amf Capital Lanes - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Amf Capital Lanes 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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