Cocktail parties are a fun way to hang out together and socialize. Summertime fun involves a lot of cocktail parties. A few pitchers of a simple two-ingredient cocktail and an outdoor setting is all you need.
However, once we move the fun indoors, it becomes a little difficult to interpret. Do you need a theme or a fully stocked bar or an array of finger food? Many such questions can leave you scratching your head.
Relax, you don’t need to become Great Gatsby to throw sensational fall cocktail parties. With a little bit of effort, you can become a legend in arranging cocktail parties.
Become the perfect Host/Hostess with these tricks and tips for throwing amazing fall cocktail parties.
Consider Wine Cocktails
Did you know about Dionysis, the greek god of wine and harvest? Dionysis was the original king of drinking parties.
The Festival of Dionysus was all about this drinking and party-loving god, which makes wine the oldest fall party drink.
A cocktail of wine is perfect for any fall parties if you consider it as a grape harvest times and partying greek gods. Also, this will make party cocktails unique.
If you want to go for a simple wine cocktail, go for sangria. Sangrias do not need too many ingredients and are easy enough to make.
Try out other exclusive wine cocktails or come up with your own. For amazing wine cocktails recipes that can spice up your fall cocktail party visit: undergroundwinemerchants.com.
Create Your own Stocked Bar
Many people have no clue about making amazing cocktails. This can be a huge problem when you are trying to throw a cocktail party. If you don’t want to mess up the drinks or don’t want to spend money on hiring a bartender, the following tip can be your perfect solution.
Create your own stocked bar, where people can come mix their own drinks. People who love cocktails will thank you for this. This is far better than making mixes that your guests may not like.
Get a few bottles of alcohol that are needed for basic cocktail recipes like, gin and tonic or martinis. Keep a supply of fruit juices, lemons, sodas, soft drinks, and also some options for beers.
Fall Theme Decor
In summer, the outdoor weather and setting do not require much change. While indoor, bring your house or apartment into focus. Even if you keep your home neat, the decorations should be such that it does not bring down the vibe of the party.
Fall gives you amazing opportunities to decorate your party venue. Harvest themed cocktail parties are incredible for fall.
Consider using simple items like a horn of plenty or even a simple bowl of fallen leaves to decorate. Try out finger food recipes that use harvest-inspired fruits and vegetables like apples, pumpkins, etc.
You can use pumpkin carvings to decorate the venue, you can even make pumpkin carved lanterns. Particularly near Halloween, you can throw a haunted house themed cocktail party, including horror-inspired foods and drinks.
Try Serving Hot Cocktails
As the autumn days get colder, cold cocktails might start feeling less appealing. When cold beverages become a fail, bring in hot cocktails.
They are fragrant, they are warming and they are perfect for cold fall days. Hot cocktails can be the game-changer for your fall cocktail parties.
When considering fall cocktails, think spicy. The amazing part about hot cocktails is that you can serve only two or three different options, and that would be enough.
Nothing will be more warmly welcoming for your guests than to walk into your home and smell that brewing, spiced apple cider(or any cider). You can also serve alcohol-infused coffee or chocolate brews. Check out these sensational hot cocktail ideas.
Everyone Needs Food
Cocktail parties with no food can be a health hazard. People will remember them but as an awful experience. Say no to alcohol on an empty stomach.
Try serving food that compliments your beverages. For example, if you choose to serve wine cocktails, consider serving platters of cheese, meat, and fruits. Not only is it classy, but it will also be the perfect accompaniment for the wine.
All your classic cocktails like margaritas, mojitos, daiquiris, etc, are acidic. With acidic drinks, try having a salad and seafood bar or serving any kind of rich finger food.
You can make simple, easy to eat classics like pigs in blankets or mini quiche. If you are serving mini desserts, make your drinks sweeter than your food.
Come Up With Your Own Cocktail
People are often scared of experimenting with cocktails. If you love drinking cocktails and drink them often, you should have some idea about what tastes good. Days before a party, why not try coming up with your own special cocktail.
Serve a pitcher of your own creation. The purpose of having a great party is to make it memorable. Serving a delicious, personal mix can be your ace card. Try out a few mixes and see if you can come up with something awesome.
The first thing you need to know is the ingredients. Get the ingredients and try various pairings. If you think a certain juice mixes well with particular alcohol, try that.
Attention To Details
Are the guests having fun? As a host, you have to make the experience as memorable as possible. And, people remember a fun par
Pay attention to details, such as food, decor, and of course, the drinks. For example, we all know ice is a necessity for any cocktail. Consider creating ice of various shapes, using silicone ice makers.
Serve decorated cocktail glasses. Serve unique and classy food that your guest will enjoy. Perhaps give away fall-inspired party favors.
Cocktail parties are supposed to be light and fun. Try setting up simple card games or drinking competitions. Get people talking and interacting. Turn up the music and get people dancing. Don’t just prepare for the party, get the party going.
Fall cocktail parties can be great fun. It is up to you to make the most out of your party. Go that extra mile to make it an unforgettable experience for your guests,
Remember, cocktails parties are all about those drinks, so make sure your beverages become the highlight of the evening. With a little effort, you can create an amazing memory for yourself and your guests.
Get into the partying mood and spread that energy around. Make it so awesome that people talk about it for weeks and look forward to your next fun bash.