Cocktail Party Planning San Angelo TX

Local resource for cocktail party planning in San Angelo. 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.

Saddle Bronc
(325) 655-9527
204 E Avenue L
San Angelo, TX
Description
Saddle Bronc, 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 Saddle Bronc.

LA Casa Bar
(325) 657-0972
607 S Chadbourne St
San Angelo, TX
Description
La Casa Bar - If you're trying to impress your date, La Casa Bar 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 La Casa Bar offers.

Richard's Lounge
(325) 658-6018
1218 Martin Luther King Blvd
San Angelo, TX
Description
Richard's Lounge is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Richard's Lounge

O'Bryan's Five Point Sports
(325) 659-1032
1810 S Chadbourne St
San Angelo, TX
Description
O'bryan's Five Point Sports, 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 O'bryan's Five Point Sports

Chances
(325) 942-0873
2416 Sherwood Way
San Angelo, TX
Description
Chances, 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 Chances.

New J D's Bar
(325) 655-6446
26 N Main St
San Angelo, TX
Description
New J D's Bar - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. New J D's Bar? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Horseshoe Lounge
(325) 655-4247
2805 N Chadbourne St
San Angelo, TX
Description
Horseshoe Lounge - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Horseshoe Lounge? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Coachman Club
(325) 655-7276
4205 S Bryant Blvd
San Angelo, TX
Description
Coachman Club - Dress up. Coachman Club 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.

Emery's Restaurant & Tavern
(325) 658-8357
837 Knickerbocker Rd
San Angelo, TX
Description
Emery's Restaurant & Tavern - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Emery's Restaurant & Tavern, 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.

Sherwood Lounge
(325) 949-7808
2321 Sherwood Way
San Angelo, TX
Description
Sherwood Lounge - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Sherwood Lounge is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Sherwood Lounge is more than able to oblige.

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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