With no shortage of bars in Seattle, and a variety of options to fit everyone’s drink preferences, there’s no reason to ever go thirsty in this city! If you’re visiting Seattle, Washington in the coming months, see what our Local Experts Catherine and Margaret recommend for the best cocktails in town.
1. Canon Manhattan at Canon
Recognized worldwide, Canon is home to the largest spirit collection in the Western Hemisphere and has been named “Best Bar in America” and included in the “World’s 50 Best Bars” list. The Canon Manhattan, made with Bib & Tucker Bourbon, Del Professore Vermouth and Bitters, tops the list as our Locals’ favorite!
2. Rainy Day Woman at Liberty
Opened in 2006, Liberty has been a comfortable neighborhood bar serving outstanding spirits, scratch cocktails and sushi! While their cocktail list is constantly evolving, the Rainy Day Woman made with Chamomile-Infused Vodka, St. Germain, Orange Marmalade, Fresh Lemon Juice and Sparkling Wine, is not to be missed!
3. Commercial Street Cooler at Damn the Weather
Damn the Weather is a cozy restaurant and bar located in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. Their Commercial Street Cooler is made with Gin, Pineapple Syrup, Lime, Ginger Beer and Creole Bitters and is a favorite among patrons. Don’t miss out on the delicious cuisine either, their menu changes daily!
4. Smoked Maple Old Fashioned at Radiator Whiskey
A hidden gem located in Pike Place Market (across from the clock!), Radiator Whiskey is a whiskey and cocktail bar with a market inspired menu. As one of their signature cocktails, the Smoked Maple Old Fashioned includes House Smoked Rye, Maple, Angostura and Orange Peel.
5. Moscow Mule - Ba Bar
Ba Bar is a restaurant serving Vietnamese Street Food, Cold Drink (aka really good cocktails) and pastries! With three locations around the city, their Moscow Mule is a favorite among patrons. Who can say no to Vodka, Lime and Ginger Beer in a fancy copper mug?
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