Cocktail Party Planning Topeka KS

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Topeka. 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.

Fergie's Clubhouse Bar
(785) 235-2800
1414 SW Lane St
Topeka, KS
Description
Fergie's Clubhouse Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Fergie's Clubhouse Bar, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Scottie's
(785) 272-4810
901 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS
Description
Scottie's - Happy hour never looked so good. Scottie's, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Jul's Cocktail Club
(785) 272-0040
4117 SW Huntoon St
Topeka, KS
Description
Jul's Cocktail Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Jul's Cocktail Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Francis O'Dooley's Irish Pub
(785) 273-0131
1930 SW Westport Dr # 1
Topeka, KS
Description
Francis O'dooley's Irish 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 Francis O'dooley's Irish Pub

Chatter Box Tavern
(785) 235-6841
2121 SE 6th Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Chatter Box Tavern - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Chatter Box Tavern, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Michelle's
(785) 272-8040
605 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS
Description
Michelle's - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Michelle's makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Tool Shed Tap
(785) 234-0482
921 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Tool Shed Tap, 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 Tool Shed Tap

Electric Cowboy
(785) 267-3545
3249 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
Description
Electric Cowboy - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Electric Cowboy kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Goose One Sports Bar & Grill
(785) 357-8474
3203 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Goose One Sports Bar & Grill - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Goose One Sports Bar & Grill, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Matinee Club
(785) 234-6808
611 SE Carnahan Ave
Topeka, KS
Description
Matinee Club - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Matinee Club? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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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