Formal Party–Well Stocked Bar

BHG

Alcohol

Beer
Blended whiskey
Bourbon
Brandy
Champagne
Gin
Liqueurs (coffee, orange, and herbal)
Rum
Scotch
Sherry (dry and sweet)
Sour mash whiskey
Tequila
Vermouth (dry and sweet)
Vodka
Wine (red, white, and sparkling)
Mixers

Club soda
Fruit juice
Soft drinks
Sparkling and still waters (flavored and plain)
Tomato or seasoned vegetable juice
Tonic water
Garnishes and Flavorings

Bitters, for old-fashioneds
Citrus (lemon, lime, and orange) whole, slices, wedges, or peels
Coarse salt, for margaritas
Cocktail onions, for Gibsons
Cream of coconut, for piña coladas
Hot-pepper sauce, for Bloody Marys
Ice (preferably coarsely crushed)
Maraschino cherries, for Manhattans and old-fashioneds
Olives, for martinis
Simple syrup, for sweet cocktails and punches
Worcestershire, for Bloody Marys<
Equipment

Blender
Bottle opener
Citrus squeezer
Coasters
Cocktail napkins
Cocktail shaker or pitcher
Corkscrew
Cutting board
Dish towel
Drink stirrers
Ice bucket
Jigger
Paring knife, for fruit peels
Strainer

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