Best of the City

The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

11/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Canon Takes a Major Honor at Tales of the Cocktail

The bottle-filled bar beats out three New York watering holes for World's Best Drink Selection.

07/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Housekeeping

A Farewell to Sauced

Our booze blog fades to black. But its spirit isn't going away.

07/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Imbibing Agenda

A New Monthly Cocktail Competition at Vessel

Barman turned spirits guy Andrew Bohrer is marshaling the city's best for a monthly display of showmanship.

12/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

On the Menu

Analog Cold-Brew Cocktail at Montana

This carbonated coffee and rum drink draws on the creativity of a coffee shop, a baker, and a bartender.

01/28/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Advent Imbibing

It's Back: Rob Roy's Advent Calendar of Cocktails

The bar's alcohol-fueled advent countdown beats the pants off your typical chocolate-filled model.

12/03/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Jan 23-29

This week: Opportunities to drink whiskey abound, a culinary cowboy covers beef 101, and haggis lovers unite at Palace Ballroom.

01/22/2013 By Danielle Zorn

Recommended Reading

Nosh Pit Reading List

The challenge of eating with your parents, a Game of Throne-themed beer, and a major comeback by the guy who invented the Frappuccino.

12/20/2012 By Seattle Met Staff

Klassy Affairs

So You Absolutely, Positively Must Do Shots on Thanksgiving Eve?

There's something about the night before Thanksgiving that makes many of us resort to the drinking habits of our youth. Here, some shots that will leave you with a shred of dignity (and a pounding hangover) come Thursday.

11/20/2012 By Brian Colella

Booze Books

Barman Andrew Bohrer's New Book: The Best Shots You've Never Tried

The only time shots are a true no-no: "When you are in a place with tablecloths and you ask for something with the word "bomb" in its name."

10/01/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

This Is Exciting: Mamnoon Opens Today

Middle Eastern cuisine, a talented chef, and training with the owners' moms? Color us intrigued.

11/20/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Culinary Tomes

2012: The Year in Local Cookbooks

From Skillet favorites to salty snacks, Seattle is teeming with talented cookbook scribes.

11/21/2012 By Katie Vincent

Wine Wednesday

Gin, Pastis and Dead French People

Even more friendly competition ensues when winemakers start making up cocktails.

06/27/2012 By Julie H. Case

Cocktail Cartography

Rachel Marshall’s Signature Drink: The Suffering Bastard

A drink created in 1950s Cairo meets Seattle’s locally made ginger beer—and a blast of kegged carbonation.

05/25/2012 By Andrew Bohrer

Cocktail Cartography

Jason Stratton’s Signature Drink: The Pink Hook

A drink made with real maraschino, which originated in Croatia and has nothing to do with those dubious, red-goo cherries.

04/17/2012 By Andrew Bohrer

Cocktail Cartography

James MacWilliams’s Signature Drink: The French 75

This epic version of a pedestrian classic costs $100; you should try it at least once in your life.

03/22/2012 By Andrew Bohrer

Shift Change

Roster Changes at Rob Roy

Andrew Bohrer’s day job means Philip Trickey is back behind the stick.

02/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion