An old fashioned: This simple cocktail is a classic for folks who like a flavorful, spirit-forward drink perfect for sipping slowly. Here are some of our — and your — favorite spots for this timeless beverage.
West Bottoms Whiskey Co., 1321 W. 13th St., KCMO | This smoked cocktail pairs nicely with the pre-Prohibition-style parlor decor.
The Ship, 1221 Union Ave., KCMO | This sea-worthy live music staple features two versions, one with maple, and one with mezcal.
Drastic Measures, 5817 Nieman Rd., Shawnee, KS | The whiskey packs a big punch, and the twist comes with a hint of apple. Knock to enter.
Cheval, 3940 Main St., KCMO | Go pre-Prohibition style, or try Thicc Cobbler (with cacao washed rye).
Restless Spirits Distilling Company, 109 E. 18th Ave., North Kansas City, MO | Award-winning whiskey (and just the nicest people).
- Goat & Rabbit — Janalee D.
- Extra Virgin, “Go for the happy hour.” — Tyson S.
- Libations & Company — Shannon M.
- Stock Hill — Susan W.
- Jack Stack Barbecue “features two local whiskeys.” — Jessie Connolly