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How to Throw a Great Party

Bills Package Store has some great party suggestions for those located in Clarksville, Hopkinsville & surrounding areas.

 

What about a cocktail tasting party?

Some people plan a party around a “Theme Drink” like a favorite frozen Daiquiri recipe. But why not mix it up a bit with some great cocktails? You could even make a game of it. Make several different cocktails and have your guests guess what it is and what ingredients are in it.  Or have all the ingredients for several different cocktails and let your guests come up with their own specialty drinks.  You can vote on the most delicious and the winner gets a supply of their favorite spirits.
 

HOW TO MAKE THE FASHIONABLE MANHATTAN COCKTAIL

  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 Lime wedge
  • 1 Lemon wedge
  • 1 Orange wedge
  • 1 1⁄2 oz Bourbon
  • 1⁄2 oz Sweet vermouth
  • Garnish: 1  Maraschino cherry
  • Glass: Cocktail

In a cocktail glass, lightly muddle the bitters, lime, lemon and orange. Remove the fruit remnants and discard. Add the bourbon and vermouth to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into the prepared glass. Run a bar spoon around the inside of the glass to incorporate the bitters and fruit oils. Garnish with a lightly crushed maraschino cherry.
 

HOW TO MAKE THE DIRTY MARTINI COCKTAIL

  • 2 1⁄2 oz Gin or vodka
  • 1⁄2 oz Dry vermouth
  • 1⁄2 oz Olive brine
  • Garnish: 1  Olives
  • Glass: Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 2 olives.
 

HOW TO MAKE THE DAIQUIRI COCKTAIL

  • 2 oz Dark rum
  • 1 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz Simple syrup
  • Garnish: 1  Lime wheel
  • Glass: Martini

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

 

And isn’t it nice that you have Bill’s Package Store to help you with all your spirit requirements? They offer superior quality, top-shelf brands of your favorite liquors and wine at the lowest prices in Clarksville, TN. Call (931)647-5566 or visit at 1651 Fort Campbell Blvd Clarksville, TN 37042.

 


 
Source: HGTV