Manhattan offers an abundance of fine whiskeys from all over the world and a plethora of atmospheres in which to indulge in them. Whether you’re looking for an exquisite, barrel-aged Scotch or a traditional Old Fashioned, NYC has no shortage of impeccable whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes. We profile ten whiskey bars that are sure to fulfill all of your late-night and happy hour needs.
This chic and contemporary American pub fosters a friendly, laid-back atmosphere. Featuring a superior selection of whiskeys, Rye House offers rare vintages like Bulleit 10yr KY, Widow Jane 10yr, Ardbeg Corryveckan, and Yamazaki 18yr. Its signature cocktail, Clara Bow, is a great balance of sweet and tart, and it makes for a refreshing side to some savory truffle popcorn, while the punch with jalapeño-infused bourbon is another must-try. The bartenders will ensure that your experience is a thrilling one and that you try both sophisticated and eccentric dark spirits before the night is over.