This year, 228 bars are featured. And, for 2018, Drink Here Now has gone global. It’s now a celebration of the world’s greatest, most distinctive bars.
The winners—selected by some of the most knowledgeable, well-traveled people we know—are located in 58 cities around Planet Earth. These are the 14 categories:
- The New Kids (new bars)
- The Longtimers (bars open at least 5 years)
- The Globetrotters (bars located outside the United States)
- The Experimenters (bars that embrace innovation)
- The Food Slingers (bars with great food)
- The Team Players (innovation award. could be new or established)
- The Neighborhood Bar (easygoing local bars)
- Genre Bars: Irish, Tiki, Whiskey, Tequila/Agave, Gin, Rum, Cocktail
Together, the winners are exactly where you want to be drinking. Choose a city and find a new favorite bar. Or pick one of the 14 categories and check out the awardees from across the world. Or wander the map, drink by continent by drink.
Drink Here Now is not only about the newest, and it’s not just about the best. It’s about the smartest, the most thoughtful, the bleeding edge, the tried-and-true. The places that matter most—right now.
*Bars listed are not ranked.