Is a nice glass of bourbon the way to your heart? Do you know whether you like it neat, on the rocks or in a cocktail? A fine bourbon can make any bad day great again. And lucky for us Charlestonians, there some fantastic bars and cocktail clubs in town with impressive bourbon lists.
Here are the top 5 spots in Charleston you have to stop at if you’re a bourbon snob:
Paddock and Whisky
This comfortable neighborhood bar in James Island has a curated bourbon selection. The owners of this bar successfully made a place where both whiskey enthusiasts and vodka-soda lovers can enjoy a drink or three. Take your pick from favorites like Buffalo Trace, Four Roses, Weller, and Jefferson’s Presidential and enjoy your night sipping on your favorite liquor.
Bourbon and Bubbles
King Street needed an upscale bourbon bar and that’s exactly what they got this past fall. The bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable about bourbon and can point you to the best selection based on your preferred taste. Head there for happy hour and get a flight of bourbon for $20.
A classy, but upbeat atmosphere with 3 bars to choose from. Ask for a bourbon list and you’ll be very impressed with the selection. If you’d rather drink a bourbon cocktail, you have to try the Bourbon Tyme. It’s amazing.
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Located next to the old Cigar Factory is this gem of a bourbon bar. Their extensive list of bourbons has all bourbon lovers coming in to enjoy a drink and delicious food that pairs excellent together. Have it on the rocks or try one of their specialty bourbon cocktails.
Bar at Husk
Order anything bourbon here and you’ll be in good hands. The staff makes you feel at home and is more than willing to answer any questions about the long list of bourbons they place in front of you. Ask them to make you a bourbon cocktail with your desired taste in mind and you won’t be disappointed. Plus, they have fun making and mixing.
Where is your favorite bourbon spot in Charleston?