Cocktail Party Planning Kokomo IN

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Kokomo. 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.

Bill Gentry's Elbow Room
(765) 457-9940
1004 N Washington St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Bill Gentry's Elbow Room - Happy hour never looked so good. Bill Gentry's Elbow Room, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Tom & Rita's Northside Pub
(765) 868-8434
2448 N Washington St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Tom & Rita's Northside Pub - If you're trying to impress your date, Tom & Rita's Northside Pub 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 Tom & Rita's Northside Pub offers.

Corner Pub
(765) 452-7352
105 W Markland Ave
Kokomo, IN
Description
Corner Pub - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Corner Pub 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.)

Red Dog Saloon
(765) 457-0987
211 E Morgan St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Red Dog Saloon, 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 Red Dog Saloon.

Big Daddy's Showclub
(765) 452-6828
1503 Davis Rd
Kokomo, IN
Description
Big Daddy's Showclub - 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.

Cozy Lounge
(765) 459-9664
222 N Buckeye St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Cozy Lounge - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Cozy Lounge fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Hoosier Bar
(765) 457-9938
427 W Morgan St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Hoosier Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Hoosier Bar, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Club Millennium
(765) 452-1611
1400 W Markland Ave
Kokomo, IN
Description
Club Millennium - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Club Millennium, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

T J's Tavern
(765) 457-9838
835 E Vaile Ave
Kokomo, IN
Description
T J's Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. T J's Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Handle Bar
(765) 457-9889
1252 N Main St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Handle Bar - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Handle Bar 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.

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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