Cocktail Party Planning Trussville AL

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Trussville. 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.

Velma's Place
(205) 661-0404
1911 Gadsden Hwy
Trussville, AL
Description
Velma's Place - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Velma's Place caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Chappies Lounge
(205) 629-7180
2284 County Road 12
Margaret, AL
Description
Chappies Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Chappies Lounge 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.

Mack's Place
(205) 854-7445
1165 Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL
Description
Mack's Place - Plush seating and good music gives Mack's Place 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.

Wildman's Lounge
(205) 472-0999
3070 Valley Rd
Ragland, AL
Description
Wildman's 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 Wildman's Lounge

Earl's Place
(205) 841-6442
1611 Pinson St
Birmingham, AL
Description
Earl's Place - Plush seating and good music gives Earl's Place 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.

Yellow Rose Woody's Inc
(205) 838-5666
800 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL
Description
Yellow Rose Woody's Inc - Think of Yellow Rose Woody's Inc as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Bubba's Pub
(205) 853-9922
2408 Carson Rd # A
Birmingham, AL
Description
Bubba's Pub - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Bubba's Pub 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.

Office Lounge
(205) 699-9906
730 Parkway Dr NE
Leeds, AL
Description
Office Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Office Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Central Club Inc
(205) 699-7926
723 Lawley Ave NE
Leeds, AL
Description
Central Club Inc - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Central Club Inc makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Hangout Lounge
(205) 849-2247
3431 Vanderbilt Rd
Birmingham, AL
Description
Hangout Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Hangout Lounge, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

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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