Cocktail Party Planning North Little Rock AR

Local resource for cocktail party planning in North Little Rock. 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.

Tall Boys Bar & Grill
(501) 758-4077
3128 Pike Ave
North Little Rock, AR
Description
Tall Boys Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Tall Boys Bar & Grill 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.

Noa-Noa Night Club
(501) 758-5359
2657 Pike Ave
North Little Rock, AR
Description
Noa-Noa Night Club - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Noa-Noa Night Club, 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.

Diamond Bear Brewing Co
(501) 708-2739
323 S Cross St # C
Little Rock, AR
Description
Diamond Bear Brewing Co - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Diamond Bear Brewing Co is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Diamond Bear Brewing Co is more than able to oblige.

Aquarium
(501) 375-8580
824 W Capitol Ave
Little Rock, AR
Description
Aquarium - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Aquarium, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Discovery
(501) 664-4784
1021 Jessie Rd # Q
Little Rock, AR
Description
Discovery - Think of Discovery as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Spirits Bar & Grill
(501) 758-0976
2710 Pike Ave
North Little Rock, AR
Description
Spirits Bar & Grill - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Spirits Bar & Grill, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Forge
(501) 758-5980
3000 Pike Ave
North Little Rock, AR
Description
Forge - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Forge is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Forge is more than able to oblige.

Hadley's
(501) 375-1434
119 Main St
Little Rock, AR
Description
Hadley's - Dress up. Hadley's 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.

Ernie Bigg's
(501) 372-4782
307 President Clinton Ave
Little Rock, AR
Description
Ernie Bigg's - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Ernie Bigg's 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.)

Gators On The River
(501) 372-7678
100 Riverfront Dr
Little Rock, AR
Description
Gators On The River, 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 Gators On The River.

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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