After a sunny day at Bumbershoot we just thought we'd give dropping by the new place a shot, and as luck would have it, Jamie had decided to open for the night, with little advance warning, to test things out. The place is a very cozy place to have a cocktail with all the dark wood, impressive selections of spirits, punch bowl, and various cocktail accoutrements.
After this visit we learned that, in addition to the talented bartenders already working there, Jamie has recruited the legendary Murray Stenson to the bar -- which seems like the perfect balance of interested drinkers and limited size that would be perfect for him. In any case, this has to already be considered one of the top cocktail destinations in Seattle, and indeed, in the cocktail world, while at the same time retaining the intimate, specialist, offbeat sort of vibe such that it is not over-run by boring people. It's obviously not much of an insight to discover that this is great bar, but experience confirms that there's no denying that for lovers of bourbon and finely balanced cocktails, it doesn't get any better than this.
Est. Sep 2011 - Building constructred: 1920
Other bars at this location: Licorous
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