Cocktail

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Seattle’s Fast and Furious Love Affair With Tiki Drinks

Ride the local wave of tropical drinks lighting up Seattle’s bars.

Navy Strength’s mai tai (left) and the Painkiller from No Bones Beach Club (right).

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Capitol Hill’s New Late-Night Deli, Hidden High-Concept Cocktail Bar is Ambitious

It's deli in the front, party in the back for By the Pound and Bar Justice.

I drink therefore I am? Bar Justice tries to get high-minded in the back of By the Pound delicatessen.

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One of Seattle’s Top Cocktail Bars Has Turned Into a Christmas Wonderland

Kick off your party season with this drink from Rob Roy’s annual Advent Cocktail Calendar.

Anu Elford serves this cocktail warm, in a sturdy—and decorative!—mug

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This Drink From a Hot New Cocktail Bar Deliciously Messes With Your Head

West Seattle’s Alchemy brings a little wizardry to its striking—and surprisingly refreshing—drink.

Alchemy bar manager Tony Larson puts a dark twist on a variation of the Eastside cocktail

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These Superb Thanksgiving Cocktails Will Help With That Post-Turkey Bloat

Let's face it, you're going to overeat. Fortunately, these drinks can help.

Football Punch (left) and the Great Secret (right) will help with turkey digestion.

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Find Next-Level Slushy Drinks at This Throwback Capitol Hill Pizza Parlor

The frothy nature of this whirred frozen beauty from Dino’s bar pairs perfectly with a piping hot slice of pizza just out of the oven.

Dino’s bartender Jabriel Donohue takes blended drinks up a notch.

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Travel Around the World With This Heat-Beating Cocktail at Navy Strength

Behold the power of the swizzle.

The Kokum and Cashew Swizzle from Anu and Chris Elford.

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10 Killer Seattle Cocktails Under $10

A good drink doesn't have to break the bank.

Sip a solid sangria at Bar Abajo and discover other great drinks under $10.

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Belltown’s Discreet New Whiskey Bar Has Southern Charm With a Spanish Twist

The new bourbon-lovin' bar from the Pintxo team doesn't disappoint.

Get acquainted with Southern spirits via Commonwealth’s Introduction to Kentucky cocktail.

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New Art Deco Cocktail Bar Mixes Latin Fare With Prohibition Vibes

Dead Line in Pioneer Square plays it classically cool.

Sip the rye-based Madison’s Prudence and other cocktails at Dead Line.

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Seattle Bartenders Look to the Far East for Big Flavor

Asian ingredients once seldom found in drinks are showing up on cocktail menus across town.

The Garam Masala Whiskey Collins at Belltown tiki bar Navy Strength.

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Local Tonic Syrups Are the Secret Ingredients in Summer’s Most Refreshing Drinks

From the classic gin and tonic and beyond, we could drink these delicious combos all summer long.

Sherry and Meriwether’s Fancy Drinking Tonic is the perfect drink for a summer sunset.

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