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Cocktail Craze

Five Southern bars giving cocktail lovers a new reason to say “Cheers”

photo: Jack Thompson


The Southern reverence for quality, craftsmanship, and fresh ingredients, long expressed on the plate, has lately migrated to the tumbler. A new wave of bars across the South is leading the classic cocktail revival, which celebrates the beverages that ruled drink lists before Prohibition gave Americans a thirst for cheap hooch served quickly. Heritage-minded bartenders aren’t shy about adding their own cocktails to the canon either, devising creative spins on century-old tipples. Here are five Southern bars giving cocktail lovers a new reason to say “Cheers.”


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