Cocktail Party Planning Menomonie WI

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Menomonie. 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.

Dean & Sue's Bar
(715) 235-9940
2002 Midway Rd
Menomonie, WI
Description
Dean & Sue's Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Dean & Sue's Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Lakeside Lounge
(715) 235-4307
614 Main St E
Menomonie, WI
Description
Lakeside Lounge - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Lakeside Lounge, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Lakeside Lounge will do the trick.

Veterans Of Foreign Wars
(715) 235-3472
2909 Bongey Dr
Menomonie, WI
Description
Veterans Of Foreign Wars - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Veterans Of Foreign Wars? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Pub Bar
(715) 235-7770
516 Broadway St S
Menomonie, WI
Description
Pub Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Pub 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.

Den
(715) 235-6171
613 Broadway St S
Menomonie, WI
Description
Den - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Den? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Market
(715) 235-9995
545 Broadway St S
Menomonie, WI
Description
Market - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Market, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Market will do the trick.

Waterfront
(715) 235-6541
512 Crescent St
Menomonie, WI
Description
Waterfront, 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 Waterfront

Northside Liquor Store & Bar
(715) 235-4312
1321 Broadway St N
Menomonie, WI
Description
Northside Liquor Store & Bar - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Northside Liquor Store & Bar 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.

Tom & Jo's
(715) 235-0520
1401 Tainter St
Menomonie, WI
Description
Tom & Jo's - If you're looking to kick back, Tom & Jo's, 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.

Cellar Lounge
(715) 235-3099
1815 Broadway St N
Menomonie, WI
Description
Cellar Lounge - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Cellar Lounge 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.)

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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