Classic Cocktails & Bold Blends: The Best Mixology Spots Around the World

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Oct 17, 2012 —  The art of the cocktail is on the rise, as the best mixologists around the world shake, stir, and pour with everything they’ve got in an ongoing battle for the title of best cocktail in the world. Lucky for you, this spirited cold war has brought about some of the strongest, tastiest, and most innovative creations in the history of the mixed drink.

To keep up with the shifting trends, modern cocktail bars and lounges specialize in everything from classic standards mixed to perfection to bold new concoctions that tantalize your tastebuds. Whether you’re searching for signature artisanal blends of fresh and local ingredients or want to sample a variety of top-shelf whiskeys, there’s sure to be a place featuring the liquid magic you’re looking for.

Stop by an exclusive lounge that’s been serving up blends of absinthe since before you were born. Or check out a bustling bar offering drinks with tongue-twisting names sure to flush your face with embarrassment long before the liquor kicks in. Whatever you’re in the mood for, find just the right flavor at one our favorite mixology spots from around the world.

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    Danger of Death

    Cocktail Bar / Lounge

    Danger of Death - Cocktail Bar | Lounge in London.
    London

    202 Brick Lane
    London E1 6SA

    020 7065 6806

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    Weather Up

    Cocktail Bar / Cocktail Bar

    Weather Up - Cocktail Bar | Cocktail Bar in New York.
    New York

    589 Vanderbilt Avenue
    New York, NY 11238

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    Experimental Cocktail Club

    Cocktail Bar / Speakeasy

    Experimental Cocktail Club - Cocktail Bar | Speakeasy in Paris.
    Paris

    37 Rue Saint-Sauveur
    75002 Paris

    01 45 08 88 09

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    The Roger Room

    Bar / Speakeasy

    The Roger Room - Bar | Speakeasy in Los Angeles.
    Los Angeles

    370 North La Cienega Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90048

    310‑854‑1300

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    Tradition

    Bar

    Tradition - Bar in San Francisco.
    San Francisco

    441 Jones Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    415‑474‑2284

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    Miramelindo

    Cocktail Bar

    Miramelindo - Cocktail Bar in Barcelona.
    Barcelona

    Passeig del Born, 15
    Barcelona

    93 310 37 27

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    Jansen Bar

    Cocktail Bar

    Jansen Bar - Cocktail Bar in Berlin.
    Berlin

    Gotenstrasse 71
    10829 Berlin

    0175 7123173

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    The Barrelhouse Flat

    Cocktail Bar / Lounge

    The Barrelhouse Flat - Cocktail Bar | Lounge in Chicago.
    Chicago

    2624 North Lincoln Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60614

    773‑857‑0421

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    Door 74

    Cocktail Bar / Lounge

    Door 74 - Cocktail Bar | Lounge in Amsterdam.
    Amsterdam

    Reguliersdwarsstraat 74
    1017 Amsterdam

    31 063 404 5122

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    Eastern Standard

    Cocktail Bar / Lounge / Restaurant

    Eastern Standard - Cocktail Bar | Lounge | Restaurant in Boston.
    Boston

    528 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

    617‑532‑9100

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What are your favorite mixology spots?

Paul F. Oct 17, 2012
My Top 10 Mixology Spots: 1. Callooh Callay (London) 2. Lovers of Today (NYC) 3. Roger Room (LA) 4. Prescription Cocktail Club (Paris) 5. The Aviary (Chicago) 6. Drink (Boston) 7. Policy (DC) 8. Gespot (Amsterdam) 9. Varnish (LA) 10. Blind Barber (NYC)
Samantha L. Oct 17, 2012
I feel real good about that Experimental Cocktailer.
Victor H. Oct 17, 2012
Other good spots in Los Angeles with great mixologists are Las Perlas and The Varnish which happen to be right across the street from each other.
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