Cocktail Party Planning Wheeling WV

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Wheeling. 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.

Twice As Nice Alternative Bar
(304) 232-3440
1056 Main St
Wheeling, WV
Description
Twice As Nice Alternative Bar - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Twice As Nice Alternative Bar will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Mountaineer Bar & Grill Inc
(304) 238-0061
664 Fairmont Pike
Wheeling, WV
Description
Mountaineer Bar & Grill Inc - If you're trying to impress your date, Mountaineer Bar & Grill Inc 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 Mountaineer Bar & Grill Inc offers.

Market House Bar & Grill LLC
(304) 242-3143
245 Kruger St
Wheeling, WV
Description
Market House Bar & Grill Llc - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Market House Bar & Grill Llc will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Garden Inn
(304) 233-8128
39 Virginia St
Wheeling, WV
Description
Garden Inn - Happy hour never looked so good. Garden Inn, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Getaway
(304) 233-3704
1300 Mccolloch St
Wheeling, WV
Description
Getaway - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

V Twin Tavern
(304) 234-1193
610 National Rd
Wheeling, WV
Description
V Twin Tavern - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into V Twin Tavern, 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, V Twin Tavern will do the trick.

Gilligan's On The Island
(304) 232-3068
70 New Jersey St
Wheeling, WV
Description
Gilligan's On The Island, 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 Gilligan's On The Island

Common Ground Office Lounge
(304) 214-4599
59 12th St
Wheeling, WV
Description
Common Ground Office Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Common Ground Office Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Sportsman's Bar & Grill
(304) 845-9231
248 Jefferson Ave
Wheeling, WV
Description
Sportsman's Bar & Grill - Happy hour never looked so good. Sportsman's Bar & Grill, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Studio
(304) 242-2338
2060 Angle Ave
Wheeling, WV
Description
Studio - Happy hour never looked so good. Studio, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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