The Air-Conditioned Nightmare at Rumba
Seattle's Rumba rocks a 1950s-Cuba vibe with more than 200 types of the sugarcane booze and the requisite Hemingway collection.
Proof and Provision
This subterranean Atlanta bar capitalizes on the craze for all things aged by brewing its own concoctions, including a six-week-old-rye Manhattan.
At this steampunky hot spot in New York, nightlife maestro Ravi Derossi has gin and tonic on tap and more than 30 carefully chosen varieties of the namesake spirit on the back bar.
Three Dots and a Dash
Beloved Chicago barman Paul McGee opened a tropical oasis, serving pro-level tiki tipples with evocative names like A Lonely Island in the Middle of a Foggy Sea.
The only thing this shabby, Midwest-style dive in Glendale, California, has in greater quantities than seventies paraphernalia is taps—there are 52 dispensing fresh brew.