Cocktail Party Planning Merritt Island FL

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Merritt Island. 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.

F'Uglies Inc
(321) 453-5500
245 E Merritt Island Cswy
Merritt Island, FL
Description
F'uglies Inc, 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 F'uglies Inc.

Pelican Creek Pub
(321) 449-1110
1811 E Merritt Island Cswy
Merritt Island, FL
Description
Pelican Creek Pub - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Pelican Creek Pub is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Pelican Creek Pub is more than able to oblige.

Mc Kavanagh
(321) 632-3591
879 Us Highway 1
Rockledge, FL
Description
Mc Kavanagh - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Mc Kavanagh, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Paddy O'Dell's
(321) 634-1811
1076 Fairlawn Dr
Rockledge, FL
Description
Paddy O'dell's - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Paddy O'dell's 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.

Bourbon House Bar & Grill
(321) 636-9440
2295 Us Highway 1
Rockledge, FL
Description
Bourbon House Bar & Grill - 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.

Spanky's Pub
(321) 453-0674
131 N Banana River Dr
Merritt Island, FL
Description
Spanky's Pub - Let's call it what it is. Spanky's Pub, 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 Spanky's Pub you should have plenty of options.

Inner Room Ii
(321) 452-8108
1730 E Merritt Island Cswy
Merritt Island, FL
Description
Inner Room Ii - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Inner Room Ii, 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.

King's Duck Inn
(321) 452-5925
4155 N Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, FL
Description
King's Duck Inn - Happy hour never looked so good. King's Duck Inn, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Falcon's Roost
(321) 452-0568
221 Crockett Blvd
Merritt Island, FL
Description
Falcon's Roost - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Falcon's Roost offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Anthony's Lounge
(321) 638-1210
527 Barton Blvd
Rockledge, FL
Description
Anthony's Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Anthony's Lounge is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

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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