Cocktail Party Planning Scottsbluff NE

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Scottsbluff. 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.

Hight's Tavern
(308) 632-6555
20 W 18th St
Scottsbluff, NE
Description
Hight's Tavern - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Hight's Tavern is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Hight's Tavern is more than able to oblige.

Gambler Lounge
(308) 635-9320
301 5th Ave
Scottsbluff, NE
Description
Gambler Lounge - Happy hour never looked so good. Gambler Lounge, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

City Limits
(308) 635-6920
1619 E Overland
Scottsbluff, NE
Description
City Limits - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. City Limits, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Rancho Tavern
(308) 783-1916
317 Main St
Minatare, NE
Description
Rancho Tavern - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Rancho Tavern? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Rompus Room
(308) 436-4244
1135 10th St
Gering, NE
Description
Rompus Room - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Rompus Room, 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.

Silver Saddle Lounge
(308) 220-4411
202 SW Beltline Hwy
Scottsbluff, NE
Description
Silver Saddle Lounge - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Silver Saddle Lounge is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Candlelight Inn
(308) 635-3751
1822 E 20th Pl
Scottsbluff, NE
Description
Candlelight Inn - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Candlelight Inn is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

El Malibu
(308) 632-2649
2410 W Overland
Scottsbluff, NE
Description
El Malibu - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. El Malibu, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Oregon Trail Lounge
(308) 436-5633
310 M St
Gering, NE
Description
Oregon Trail Lounge, 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 Oregon Trail Lounge

Union Bar
(308) 436-7741
1000 N St
Gering, NE
Description
Union Bar 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 Union Bar

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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