Where to Drink the Best Cocktails in New York City Now
A good drink is not hard to find in New York City.
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New York is a cocktail town, no doubt about it. The city is home to drinking establishments of every type—classic hotel lounges, bars that were at the forefront of the cocktail resurgence of the early 2000s, and new-school establishments that are pushing boundaries and making very fine versions of the classics. Sadly, many long-standing dive bars that once peppered the city from Harlem to Red Hook are being pushed out by rising rents, but there seems to be no shortage of bartenders and mixologists coming up with creative and delicious concoctions to be served in newly opened spots. Today, New York City’s best cocktails include both the new and the old, from the simple pleasure of a martini, to a drink that combines smoky scotch with cognac, to a tropical fruit-infused rye whiskey cocktail. Here are New York City’s best cocktails to drink now.