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New York City’s Next Level Cocktails

Published: October 15th, 2018

When you go to a bar you expect to see your typical cocktails like Mojitos, Old Fashions, Negronis, and a flavored Margarita, but these are some of our favorite spots where cocktails are on the next level. Crafted by mixologists who incorporate flavors you would least expect, yet it’s a masterpiece.

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Brooklyn, NY

This Brooklyn Hotspot in Park Slope uses fine spirits, with unique liqueurs, herbs, spices, freshly squeezed juices, & house-made bitters. Blueprint also offers delicious small plates and charcuterie boards to enjoy while sipping on a fine cocktail. If you prefer Gin, Bourbon, Vodka, Rum, or Tequila, there I certainly something just for you!

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Employees Only

West Village, NY

This art deco speakeasy/restaurant makes sure the staff has just has much fun as the clientele. With a drink menu offering cocktails influenced by the Golden Age, these bartenders are known to have never made a bad drink. Unlike any other bar, you’ll find the bartenders in white chef coats as they perfectly measure, mix, & serve. With drinks this good, there sure is delicious food to go with it!

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Pegu Club

Soho, NYC

One of New York’s greatest mixologists, Audrey Saunders, pioneered this storied cocktail lounge to become the talk of the town. House cocktails are all crafted with house made ingredients and fresh juices, such as their Gin-Gin Mule, made with ginger beer, Tanqueray gin, fresh mint & lime juice. With a goal as simple as doing lots of little things well, Saunders ensures her team delivers a unique experience you pay for & deserve. Each cocktails certainly has its own personality.




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Stay Gold

Kips Bay, NYC

This new hotspot is brought to you by the Team of Greenwich Village’s cocktail bar, Up  & Up. With garden space, frozen drinks, bar snacks & sandwiches, this bar is a Go-To, especially in the summer! The “Stay Cold” is a frozen drink with bourbon, ginger, lemon, & IPA.  Enjoy a BLT or Grilled cheese and a special house cocktail!