Citizen Public House, Boston: In between stuffing your face with fresh oysters and considering joining the Citizen Public House’s “Whiskey Club,” you may need to pinch yourself. This modern neighborhood tavern is near legendary Fenway Park and showcases more than 200 whiskeys and wonderful cocktails. It’s certainly one of the best spots to order a proper Mint Julep.
Brandy Library, Manhattan, NY: Located in the posh Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, the Brandy Library is where you go if you’re looking to drink some of the world’s rarest whiskies. Boasting over 900 bottles of spirits and 100 cocktails to choose from their legendary menu, the Brandy Library has one of the best collections of vintage and new whiskies in the world on display in their sophisticated location. – J.T.
Char No. 4, Brooklyn, NY: The name of this Brooklyn establishment is a reference to the term that describes the most intense char level the inside of the Bourbon barrel can receive. That same intensity for Bourbon is seen throughout the entire building, with the exterior and interior veneer inspired by Bourbon barrels and the fare focusing on smoked meats to compliment the 150+ American Whiskies featured on the drink menu.
Bourbon, Washington D.C.: With a name like that, how can you go wrong? With 300 whiskies (over 150 of them Bourbon) we’re pretty sure you’re going to enjoy one of their two D.C. locations.
Flatiron Room, Manhattan, NY
Maysville, Manhattan, NY
Beast of Bourbon, Brooklyn, NY
Jack Rose, Washington, DC
Butcher and the Rye, Pittsburg, PA
Village Whiskey, Philadelphia, PA
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