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Bars and Distilleries

On this page, you’ll find profiles of bars of all types. They may be a restaurant or hotel bar, the local dive on the corner, or perhaps the fancy joint you aren’t quite sure they’ll let you into. Mixed drinks are the specialty, whether they come with a $2 or $20 price tag and feature well spirits or gold flakes and hand-chiseled ice.

I’m transitioning to doing profiles of the bars themselves rather than individual drinks, as many bars have a shifting specialty list. But you’ll see that most of the archive is of individual cocktail reviews, as that’s how I did things in the early days of the Gourmez. Want a fuller take on the venue? Click through multiple reviews from the same place.

This page also holds info on distilleries that you can visit. Why group them together with bars? Because both have plenty of spirit within. 😉

Jump to: Distilleries or Bars in Albany, NY; Arroyo Grande,
CA
; Athens, GA; Brooklyn, NY; Carrboro, NC; Cary, NC; Chapel Hill, NC; Charlottesville, VA; San Jose, Costa Rica; Durham, NC; Hayward, CA; Kinston, NC; Minneapolis, MN; Morrisville, NC; New Orleans, LA; Oakland, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Raleigh, NC; San Diego, CA; San Ramon, CA; Vancouver, BC, Canada ; and Washington DC.

 

Bars in Albany – CA


Bars in Arroyo Grande – CA


Bars in Athens – GA


Bars in Brooklyn – NYC – NY


Bars in Carrboro – NC


Bars in Cary – NC


Bars in Chapel Hill – NC


Bars in Charlottesville – VA


Bars in Costa Rica


Bars in Durham – NC


Bars in Hayward – CA


Bars in Minneapolis – MN


Bars in Morrisville – NC


Bars in New Orleans – LA


Bars in Oakland – CA


Bars in Philadelphia – PA


Bars in Raleigh – NC


Bars in San Diego – CA


Bars in San Francisco – CA


Bars in San Ramon – CA


Bars in Vancouver – British Columbia – Canada


Bars in Washington DC


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