Cocktail Party Planning Sandpoint ID

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Sandpoint. 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.

Roxy's
(208) 263-6696
215 W Pine St
Sandpoint, ID
Description
Roxy's, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Roxy's

A & P Bar & Grill
(208) 263-2313
222 N 1st Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Description
A & P Bar & Grill - If you're trying to impress your date, A & P Bar & Grill 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 A & P Bar & Grill offers.

Pub
(208) 263-9958
202 1/2 N 1st Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Description
Pub - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Pub, 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, Pub will do the trick.

Mitzy's Lounge
(208) 263-5423
807 N 5th Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Description
Mitzy's Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Mitzy's 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.

Green Owl Tavern
(208) 448-1994
4558 Peninsula Rd
Priest River, ID
Description
Green Owl Tavern - 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.

Buck & Edna's
(208) 263-2356
4777 Upper Pack River Rd
Sandpoint, ID
Description
Buck & Edna's, 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 Buck & Edna's

Beach House Lounge
(208) 263-8933
58 Bridge St
Sandpoint, ID
Description
Beach House Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Beach House Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Two Nineteen Lounge
(208) 263-9934
219 N 1st Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Description
Two Nineteen Lounge - 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.

Boondox
(208) 263-0933
463775 Highway 95
Cocolalla, ID
Description
Boondox - If you're trying to impress your date, Boondox 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 Boondox offers.

Falls Inn
(208) 448-1480
8700 Highway 57
Priest River, ID
Description
Falls Inn - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Falls Inn, 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, Falls Inn will do the trick.

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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