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Five Great Mixology Spots in Los Angeles

Five Great Mixology Spots in Los Angeles

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Jun 20, 2012 —  Just in case you’ve been living under a (Rolling) rock for the last several years, cocktailing in LA has become serious business, so anyone looking to step up to a drinking world well-removed from basic beer doesn’t have to go far.

Every day it seems like some new mixology bar opens up promising avant-garde inebriants like refined elderflower infused with hand-pressed palm fruit rum and garnished in unicorn tears, all served in a thimble-sized cup you have to drink while strung upside down in an orchid-steamed hyperbaric chamber.

There are certainly plenty of instances where folks go overboard on their quest for unique drinks, but thankfully here at Party Earth we aren’t so big on gimmicks (nor are we very big in Japan…yet). We just want a good glass of quality booze served up by a person who takes their job seriously.

And probably didn’t get their bartending certification in their mom’s basement.

Are these the best mixology spots in LA? Maybe, maybe not. But we love them and we’re pretty sure everyone but that weeping unicorn will too. 

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    The Varnish

    Bar / Speakeasy

    The Varnish - Bar | Speakeasy in Los Angeles.

    118 East 6th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90014


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    The Roger Room

    Bar / Speakeasy

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

    370 North La Cienega Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90048


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    Copa d'Oro

    Bar / Lounge

    Copa d'Oro - Bar | Lounge in Los Angeles.
    Santa Monica / Westside

    217 Broadway
    Santa Monica, CA 90401


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    Villains Tavern

    Bar / Live Music Venue / Tavern

    Villains Tavern - Bar | Live Music Venue | Tavern in Los Angeles.

    1356 Palmetto Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90013


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    St. Felix (Hollywood)

    Bar / Lounge / Restaurant

    St. Felix (Hollywood) - Bar | Lounge | Restaurant in Los Angeles.

    1602 North Cahuenga Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90028


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User Comments

Paul F. Jul 26, 2012
Roger Room is right around the corner from where I live - amazing drinks, cool door guys, great atmosphere.
Sara G. Jul 26, 2012
I love Roger Room. Seven Grand is also a fantastic mixology spot - some of the most knowledgeable bartenders in LA. For a girl who isn't even into whiskey, I've had many a good drink there.
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