‘Smooth as Tennessee whiskey’ are common lyrics in classic country songs and great descriptors of the amber liquid that flows like water through many of the best bars in Nashville. Here, we bring you a rundown of some of the very best places to drink whiskey in Music City.
Located roughly two blocks up 12th Avenue from The 404 Kitchen, Whiskey Kitchen has also been nationally recognized for its fantastic selection of whiskeys. Sample one of the restaurant’s many different whiskeys — which include American, Bourbon, Rye/Wheat, Single Malt Scotch, Irish, Canadian, and Japanese varieties — or indulge in a whiskey flight. If you’re in the mood for something a little different (or if you happen to be dining with someone who isn’t quite so fond of straight whiskey) then you can’t go wrong with one of its signature whiskey concoctions, which range from traditional (the ‘New-Fashioned’ is an updated twist on an Old Fashioned) to out of the box choices (the ‘Black Cherry Spike,’ for example, is made with black cherry soda, vanilla, and Old Forester whiskey).