Cocktail Party Planning Omaha NE

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Omaha. 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.

Jimmy's Place
(402) 553-4972
6005 Center St
Omaha, NE
Description
Jimmy's Place - If you're looking to kick back, Jimmy's Place, 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.

Saddle Creek Bar
(402) 553-0449
1410 N Saddle Creek Rd
Omaha, NE
Description
Saddle Creek Bar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Saddle Creek 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.

Mc Fly's Ctr St Tavern
(402) 553-5172
4503 Center St
Omaha, NE
Description
Mc Fly's Ctr St Tavern - 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.

Fan Tan Club
(402) 556-1986
5915 Center St
Omaha, NE
Description
Fan Tan Club - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Fan Tan Club, 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.

O'Briens Lounge
(402) 391-2234
1014 S 74th Plz
Omaha, NE
Description
O'briens Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. O'briens 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.

Candlelight Lounge
(402) 554-5822
5031 Grover St
Omaha, NE
Description
Candlelight Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Candlelight Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Poop Deck Bar
(402) 553-3193
6006 Grover St
Omaha, NE
Description
Poop Deck Bar - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Poop Deck 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.

49 R
(402) 554-5841
4824 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
Description
49 R - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Interlude Cocktail Lounge
(402) 391-3060
7643 Pacific St
Omaha, NE
Description
Interlude Cocktail Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Interlude Cocktail Lounge a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

O'Leaver's Pub
(402) 556-1238
1322 S Saddle Creek Rd
Omaha, NE
Description
O'leaver's Pub - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but O'leaver's Pub is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

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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