Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month at the Best Bourbon Bars in NYC

September is Bourbon Heritage Month and, while it may be almost over there’s still plenty of time to celebrate. When you’re celebrating, too, there’s really, there’s only one way to celebrate such a wonderful month (the real most wonderful time of the year, in some people’s opinion): bourbon. Lots of it.

Best Bourbon Bars in NYC

The Bourbon Review just posted their list of the 80 best bourbon bars in America, and lucky for you, five of them are in New York. Check them out below, then get out out there and have a cocktail or four. You can’t go wrong with any of these, and we’ve picked a great cocktail to try at each one, just in case you’re feeling indecisive.

Bourbon Bars Manhattan

Brandy Library

Brandy Library Best Bourbon Bars NYC
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25 N Moore St., www.brandylibrary.com

What to try: Russian Caravan (Bourbon, Pine smoked Tea, Elderflower, and Lemon)

Flatiron Room

The Flatiron Room Best Bourbon Bars NYC
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37 W 26th St., www.theflatironroom.com

What to try:  The Triumph (Elijah Craig Bourbon, Pedro Ximénez Sherry, chocolate bitters, orange peel)


Maysville Best Bourbon Bars Chelsea
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17 W 26th St., www.maysvillenyc.com

What to try: Proud Mary (Habanero Infused Bourbon, Tawny Port, Cassis, Lemon)

Bourbon Bars Brooklyn

Beast of Bourbon

Beast of Bourbon - Best Bourbon Bars NYC
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710 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, www.beastofbourbonbk.com

What to try: Ziggy Stardust (Mango, jalapeno, Jim Beam Black, chartreuse, pineapple, egg white, bitters)

Noorman’s Kil

Noorman's Kil Best Bourbon Bars Brooklyn
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609 Grand St, Brooklyn, www.noormanskil.com

What to try: Limestone Cowboy (bourbon, fresh lime juice, sour mix)

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