We called it the Best New Bar of 2012. It's been celebrated by Andrew Knowlton in Bon Appetit and written about in Details. And last weekend, at the Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans, Jamie Boudreau's Canon won the incredible honor of World's Best Drink Selection. Yes, world's best.
Rocky Yeh, who travels the country drinking, sipping and mixing cocktails as the Spirits Portfolio Ambassador for American Northwest Import and Distribution, was at Tales of the Cocktail (along with local cocktail scene bigs Andrew Bohrer, Paul Clarke, Tan Vinh and Liberty bartendress Elizabeth Powell) and told me that, "It was really fantastic, really nice to see Seattle be recognized for being a great place in the industry."