Discussing :: Frank's Home Bar Essentials

With the recent upswing of cocktail lounges and city bars now taking pride in delivering a real drink - we’re starting to see the welcome return of classics such as the Rusty Nail , the Manhattan , and the Sazerac .Whether you’re a party animal, a decadent dinner party host or simply enjoy the opportunity to get your friends around for a drink the ability to cater with a home bar can place you in a class of your own. Below follows Frank’s essentials for a home bar, this collection will allow you to serve the most common known cocktails and lays the foundation to begin catering for specific recipes by just adding a bottle or two as you... read full article


So much potential here. But one thing is missing - Chartreuse. A very difficult to use, expensive, and little known spirit, over a hundred herbs and spices have been infused to create an amazing multilevel experience. Drops of it can be added to drinks to add a little 'extra', and a level of complexity which'll leave people wondering why your drinks are the best.* *Note; it has an anise base. Also, it's 55%. Drinking it neat is a wonderful experience, but for the unprepared can result in an interesting night. You've been warned. But of course, my snobbish tipple of choice, the potential abounds here for some amazing cocktails. One thing I haven't had is a bottle of Amaretto - I'm just imagining the possibilities...


I have no crazy story I'm going to say what everyone else wants to! I would drink it!!!!!


I turn 21 this month so ill throw a huge 21st party at my place and get one of my bar tender mates to make some sweet drinks for everyone!!!!


Can't beat a classic: Jim Beam and Coke with a few mates!


Well I had and baby and was breastfeeding so couldnt drink for ages and now i think i deserve it =]


I've recently decided to drop out of Uni and chase my real dream of opening a recording studio. I don't know how the hell I'll pull it off just yet but I've begun talking to people who can offer me advice and help me along and I'm sure that sheer determination will make it happen. I think a private bar would help to create an air of professionalism that I know I could never afford otherwise. I'd happily drink my favourites (Bloody Marys and Black/White Russians)while my guests/potential clients could have an almost limitless choice.


I have 1 sister and 1 brother. Between the 3 of us the total count of children, step-children, grandkids and 1 great-grandchild there are 62 of us. We're in the process of planning a reunion as a get-together for us all, as we've never all been together at the same time. This awesome prize would go down sooooo well.


Geez l would be lucky to only have one or two of these in the cupboard at any one time, even with the festive season almost upon us. You know Christmas isn't too far away once we have changed to daylight savings. Time to start stocking up!

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