Philadelphia, PA - There are several different ways to enjoy a drink with whiskey, and Philadelphia is known for its love of the spirit. Here are some unique whiskey drinks to sample when in Philadelphia. These just are a few of the best places to find local whiskey and some of the city's best whiskey drinks.
Top Bourbon & Whiskey Cocktails In Philadelphia
Fette Sau – Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
There's no better place to celebrate international whiskey day than at Fette Sau, where they offer over two-hundred whiskeys to choose from. Check out the dry-rubbed meat smoked in-house, beer & whiskey served in industrial-rustic digs with picnic tables. Try a house favorite—The Tennessee Whiskey--where the bourbons are charcoal-mellowed slowly, drop by drop, filtered through sugar-maple charcoal-prior to aging. This infuses a sweet character into the distillate as it removes impurities.
Steak48 – South Broad Street, Philadelphia
Exclusive Single Barrel Blanton's Bourbon
The owners of Steak48 purchased two barrels of pre-aged, un-blended whiskey and aged and curated its flavor profiles to pair with menu items. What better way to celebrate National Whiskey Day than with Steak 48's very exclusive whiskey blend that isn't available anywhere else in the world
Dolce Italian – Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
"Lion's Tail" cocktail
Head over to Dolce Italian, a chic homecoming at the new W Hotel. Indulge in the elevated yet approachable Italian cuisine, matched with an Italian-inspired aperitif, cocktails, and digestifs by night. Leave your worries at home and enjoy their renowned Lion's Tail, including maker's mark liquor, allspice dram, lime, and bitters.
Southwark - 4th Street, Philadelphia
"Yeah, F*** You Too" cocktail
With the best rye selection in the city, and some may argue the country, Southwark is the perfect place to celebrate any event. Treat yourself to Southwark's cocktail infused with Rittenhouse Rye, Amaro Braulio, Demerara, and Absinthe Rinse.
The Twisted Tail – 2nd Street, Philadelphia
"WOM Old Fashioned" cocktail
Sip, savor, and socialize at The Twisted Tail, where you can enjoy a taste of the South, blues, and bourbon. The rustic horseshoe bar offers more than 50 variations of whiskey to choose from, but don't forget to try the WOM Old Fashion, made with whiskey of the month, raw sugar, bitters, and citrus.