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Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC

July 8, 2017, 11:43 a.m.

Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC
You know you are a hard liquor fan if you are in the mood for some whiskey. With that said, whiskey can help take the edge off and relax you bit and in the busy city of NYC. With all the hustle and bustle of the busy city, if you want to enjoy some sips and relax, or need to negotiate some Manhattan-style deals and are looking for the best whiskey places to wow your customer, here they are. Enjoy the NYC Rooftop Bar expert's list of the top whiskey lounges in NYC.
Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC

Brandy Library

Located in Tribeca, this refined lounge with its mahogany ambient lighting and coffee buttery style leather chairs are perfect for a business meeting, relaxing late night, or cozy date. This scotch-decorated lounging boutique serves the largest selection of scotches in New York, over 900 spirits and 100 cocktails to be exact. If you happen to desire a small bite to eat, Brandy Library’s eclectic menu of small dishes will surely impress you.

Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC

Fraunces Tavern

This classic vintage style tavern offers amenities for every party. A fan favorite of George Washington, this American style tavern serving authentic American food serves an extensive selection of whiskeys. Separated by themes, you can enjoy a warm fire in the Dingle Whiskey Bar or head upstairs to the Bourbon Lounge where you can sit in a large leather sofa, enjoy a plate of food and order your favorite scotch from the bar.

Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC

Idle Hands Bar

If you are looking for a dimly lit grunge-like basement with an amazing rotating craft beer selection, you have found your whiskey bar. And yes, it really is in a basement. With over 80 bourbons available and a large selection of beers, this is a fan favorite for New Yorkers looking for relaxing, unique, and edgy. Sit at the booth, chair, or stand with great company, but always plan for a busy evening with great music.

Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC

Highlands

With a full menu available, this gastropub, with Scottish flare, serves a large selection of Scottish spirits and beers. Inspired by the cuisines of Glasgow and Dublin, this West Village eatery and pub serves over 130 bottles of genuine countryside whiskey, malts, and other liquors. If you are enjoying an evening in West Village stop by Highlands and try one of their genuine Scottish whiskeys.

Top Whiskey Lounges In NYC

Campbell Apartment

Located in Grand Central Terminal, this space was once the office of John W. Campbell, an American financier. This old-fashioned cocktail bar has recently seen a renovation after new management stepped in. This classic American lounge with mood lighting throughout will now offer lunches and reservations for two or more where you can enjoy one of their specialty cocktails or sip on your favorite whiskey. Dress casual and enjoy a drink in one of their finely adorned chairs while waiting for your next train to arrive.

By the NYC Rooftop Bar Crawl Team

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