Cocktail Party Planning Memphis TN

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Memphis. 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.

University Lounge
(901) 405-3011
663 S. Highland St.
Memphise, TN
 
Getaway Sports Bar
(901) 452-3550
931 S Highland St
Memphis, TN
Description
Getaway Sports Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Getaway Sports Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Cat Island Yacht Club
(901) 454-2226
557 S Highland St
Memphis, TN
Description
Cat Island Yacht Club - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Cat Island Yacht Club 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.

Paragon
(901) 320-0026
2865 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN
Description
Paragon, 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 Paragon.

Varsity Sports Grill
(901) 324-0730
3566 Walker Ave # 7
Memphis, TN
Description
Varsity Sports Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Varsity Sports Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

J & B Lounge
(901) 324-2451
1305 Airways Blvd
Memphis, TN
Description
J & B Lounge - Dress up. J & B Lounge isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Castaways
(901) 454-0007
1277 Getwell Rd
Memphis, TN
Description
Castaways - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Castaways caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Dog & Dog Lounge
(901) 324-4635
1282 Airways Blvd
Memphis, TN
Description
Dog & Dog Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Dog & Dog Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Bikers Corner
(901) 458-2253
2650 Southern Ave
Memphis, TN
Description
Bikers Corner - 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, Bikers Corner kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Vortex
(901) 722-8121
2125 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN
Description
Vortex - Dress up. Vortex isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

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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