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Best Bars in Seattle
5-20-2016 | FWx

Fun fact: Seattle is home to more distilleries than any other city in America (24). Couple that with a dizzying number of local craft breweries, and you've got all the makings of a first-rate drinking town. Whether you're looking for a beer-and-shot situation or a perfectly-prepared martini, here are the bars where you should wet your whistle. (read more)

10 Gin Cocktails for People Who Think They Don’t Like Gin
4-19-2016 | Liquor.com

Spirit drinkers tend to fall into two categories: those who like gin and those who don’t. Changing the minds of the latter group seems near impossible, even though the spirit is made the exact same way as vodka, and flavor infusions have quite a range, from natural botanicals like the traditional juniper berry to coriander, citrus and cinnamon. (read more)

Hot Seattle Cocktail Trends According to 12 of the City's Top Bartenders
4-18-2016 | Zagat.com

Perhaps most famous in the drinks department for its mastery of all things coffee, Seattle has a way with spirits too. Not only do we have a plethora of straight-up cocktail bars shaking canisters until the wee morning hours, we also have more and more restaurants building a strong cocktail program. (read more)

New bars, best cocktails and a word on Pappy Van Winkle
3-16-2016 | The Seattle Times

New drink menu: Pennyroyal’s Spanish-style gin-and-tonic list. Unlike the usual G&T, the Spanish variation is served in giant goblets and souped-up with herbs and spices to complement the botanicals in the gin. (read more)

8 Oscar-Inspired Cocktails for Your Viewing and Drinking Pleasure
2-23-2016 | Food & Wine

Perhaps most famous in the drinks department for its mastery of all things coffee, Seattle has a way with spirits too. Not only do we have a plethora of straight-up cocktail bars shaking canisters until the wee morning hours, we also have more and more restaurants building a strong cocktail program. (read more)

8 over-the-top fat-washed cocktails to drink in bars now
1-22-2016 | Liquor.com

The bacon fat-washed Old Fashioned that bar pro Don Lee famously created for PDT several years ago now seems downright quaint. Since then, bartenders have stepped up their game, “washing” spirits with fat from meats (duck fat, Wagyu beef, chorizo), brown butter, even a double whammy of milk fat and peanut butter. (read more)

Drink Here Now
1-6-2016 | Liquor.com

WHY HERE: Located in the Palladian Hotel, Pennyroyal opened in spring 2015, immediately drawing fans with its dignified rock-and-roll vibe. WHY NOW: The inventive cocktail menu and punches pair with snacks like duck pancetta. As you might expect, Tiki Sundays—complete with volcano bowls—are a crowd favorite. (read more)

Autumn's Best Apple Dishes, Sweets and Drinks
10-27-2015 | usatoday.com

Apples to Apples, a rum-ginger-allspice cocktail at The Pennyroyal at the Palladian in Seattle, gets its name from its apple juice base. (read more)

4 Swell Seattle Hotel Bars
8-6-2015 | Seattle Mag

Fairly new, along with the hotel it sits within, Pennyroyal has a smooth lounge vibe, with black booths, lots of low-lit spots, some cool art highlighting the space, and a swell bar. The cocktails aren’t as lounge-y though, as they boast some modern mixology twists. Take the Last Known Surroundings, which has rhubarb-infused Botanist gin, Italian aperitif Aperol, lemon, ginger, rhubarb bitters and dehydrated rhubarb. They also have Tiki Sundays, if you and your visitors want to get a little island style on at the end of a weekend, and yummy snacks such as their fried chickpeas. (read more)

3 Cocktails That Prove Whiskey Is a Summer Spirit, Too
6-17-2015| Yahoo!

For starters, warm-weather whiskey options go far beyond juleps and sours. Today’s bartenders are using brighter, fresher ingredients (fruits, veggies, herbs) and often swapping in dark spirits for light ones. (read more)