America’s Best Bourbon Bars 2019

Each year, The Bourbon Review combs cities and towns across the country to find the Best Bourbon Bars in America. In partnership with Buffalo Trace, we're thrilled to announce our winners for 2019! Bars on...

America’s Best Bourbon Bars: West Region – 2017

Hard Water, San Francisco, CA: Chef Charles Phan knows his way around Bourbon Country. He’s visited Willet, Heaven Hill and Buffalo Trace Distilleries to select personal-barrels. Phan says, “The hardest part is not to...
Old Forester Distilling Co.

Old Forester’s George’s Bar Will Be Your Favorite Part of the Distillery Tour

There's another reason to visit Old Forester Distilling Co.: the bar. The downtown Louisville distillery is set to open George’s Bar to visitors this week. Named for founder George Garvin Brown (who marketed the first...

This Las Vegas Museum Takes You Back in Time to Drink Moonshine Like a...

We're of the opinion that modern day mob history aficionados should take a page from the Corleone family, and follow the wise guys west to Vegas—but not for the casinos. The National Museum of Organized...

America’s Best Bourbon Bars: South Region – 2017

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, Miami, FL:  If we told you that one of the hottest restaurants in Miami uses Bourbon as a backbone to its menu would you believe us?  Any doubters can...
The wall of whiskies at Hard Water in San Francisco. Courtesy Hard Water.

Where to Drink: Hard Water in San Francisco

With more than four hundred whiskies, thirty-six of them private labels, in a sleek, modern space, it’s no wonder that Hard Water, part of the Slanted Door restaurant group, has been packed since its opening in...
The bar at Raised by Wolves. Photo Courtesy Raised by Wolves.

Where to Drink: Raised by Wolves, The San Diego Speakeasy for Connoisseurs

Speakeasy-style cocktail bars have long-been a trend in the bar industry. Some are hidden through a phone booth in the back of a hot dog joint, like New York’s PDT; some are in the...
Husk Charleston. Photo by Andrew Cebulka.

Where to Drink: Husk Charleston

Well-known and universally acclaimed as a restaurant that celebrates the ingredients and culinary traditions of America’s South, Husk, in Charleston, has been honored with any number of accolades, from Bon Appétit and Esquire 2011 “Best...