Cocktail Party Planning Queensbury NY

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Queensbury. 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.

Remington Bar & Grill
(518) 792-9092
940 State Route 9
Queensbury, NY
Description
Remington Bar & Grill - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Remington Bar & Grill 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.)

Filling Station Pub
(518) 792-3929
19 Main St
Queensbury, NY
Description
Filling Station Pub, 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 Filling Station Pub

Ridge Terrace Restrnt & Cocktl
(518) 656-9274
2172 Ridge Rd
Queensbury, NY
Description
Ridge Terrace Restrnt & Cocktl - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Ridge Terrace Restrnt & Cocktl 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.

Garrison Bar & Lounge
(518) 668-5281
220 Beach Rd
Lake George, NY
Description
Garrison Bar & Lounge - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Garrison Bar & 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, Garrison Bar & Lounge will do the trick.

Lemon Peel Lounge
(518) 668-3487
25 Canada St
Lake George, NY
Description
Lemon Peel Lounge - If you're trying to impress your date, Lemon Peel Lounge is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Lemon Peel Lounge offers.

Adirondack Bar & Grill
(518) 793-2325
982 State Route 149
Queensbury, NY
Description
Adirondack Bar & Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Adirondack Bar & Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

O'Tooles Restaurant & Pub
(518) 793-3389
118 Quaker Rd # 1
Queensbury, NY
Description
O'tooles Restaurant & Pub - If you're trying to impress your date, O'tooles Restaurant & Pub is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials O'tooles Restaurant & Pub offers.

Fork & Beers
(518) 743-8586
6 Lower Warren St
Queensbury, NY
Description
Fork & Beers - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Fork & Beers, 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.

Adirondack Pub & Brewery
(518) 668-0002
33 Canada St
Lake George, NY
Description
Adirondack Pub & Brewery - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Adirondack Pub & Brewery 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.

King Neptune's Pub Inc
(518) 668-2017
4 Kurosaka Ln
Lake George, NY
Description
King Neptune's Pub Inc - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. King Neptune's Pub Inc 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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