Creating Your Very Own Home Bar
One of the biggest things to consider, when hosting an event that is held at your home, is the liquor. Many of us struggle with where we would have the bar area, set up tables and make a quick make shift bar for the evening. What if you had your very own home bar?
This could be the end of all hassles that are included in setting it up every time you have an event. There are many people that would go for this option instead of hassling with the alternative. There has to be a specific style that you have in mind before making this venture a reality.
There are various factors you should try to examine and remember when you plan the bar. The kinds of spirits must firstly be considered before deciding anything else. If you ever want to arrange a party, you must know the various tastes and wants of your guests.
Should you be in the mood for cocktails, you have to remember that it would be best to stick to a set menu, and always have a good supply of fruit as well as the spirits you need. Also always remember that the smallest slip up might be the end of a perfect evening.
The bar should always be clean and fully stocked with supplies. The guests should always be off-limits from the bar; this will ensure that the event will run gently. The bar is important to the event; people who are not trained in managing bars may destroy what you tried to work on for so long.
You can minimize your expenses when you keenly observe and not the common ingredients of the cocktails in the set menu. Being new in running and maintaining a home bar is still easy if you have carefully studied the basics of it. Only after knowing what you are going to serve, to get the event going, will be the time when you can start shopping the necessary supplies.
Few of the suggested sprits you must store in good quantity and quality should be the following: for Whiskey, you may choose Rye Whiskey and Bourbon Whiskey; for other spirits, you can opt for Light Rum, Brandy, Vodka Tequila, Gin, Dark Rum, and Special Rum. Aside from the various mentioned spirits, you must also keep in mind the garnishes, some mixtures, and other ingredients for the cocktail recipe you want to prepare for the event.
To specifically please your female guests, you must consider that the favorite of this group is the Daiquiri. It is recommended that you have varied blend of these to offer on the menu. The only disadvantage in preparing a Daiquiri is the need for a blender, it may cause disturbing noise. Hence, you must carefully consider the use of a blender for it not to ruin the flow of the party. It may be the worst thing a blender?s sound may do in your hosted event. Figure out on how you can minimize the noise emitted by the blender and still pleasing the ladies.
You will be all ready when you are done with the set ups of the bar and storage of the supplies. Collect all the liquor bottles that were used up on the following day for you to be reminded on what to restock for another successful event. Always remember to drink what you only can and be responsible enough by not driving if you have an intake of alcohol in any amount.