Winter calls for warming brown spirits, and look no further than whiskey. With that spirit, Austin’s bars and restaurants are stirring up classic libations, all while adding a personal twist to each drink. Bring out that inner Ron Swanson.
Here is Eater’s guide to the best whiskey bars the city has to offer. This list includes cocktail bars (Weather Up, Garage), restaurants with an emphasis on whiskey (The Peached Tortilla), and dive bars (The Grackle) alike. There's even a barbecue and whiskey destination (hello, Freedmen's) and others even make whiskey in-house. Throughout the map, there are spots with extensive whiskey programs with domestic and international sourcing, and others with a few standout whiskey cocktails. This update adds Nickel City and Seven Grand to the lineup.
For more drinking needs, there are essential cocktail bars, hot new ones, and versatile bars.
Everything below is listed in an unranked. Any favorite whiskey bars or restaurants missing below? Let Eater know in the comments or through the tipline.
With updates by Nadia Chaudhury.Read More