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Top Whiskey Bars in Seattle

Seattle is the largest city that can be found in Washington State. It’s home to many of the country’s firsts and it is also known for the Seattle Spirit. The Seattle Spirit explains why the city is bustling with the spirit of enterprise, optimism, and self-promotion. It’s always moving forward to achieve something for the greater good.

You can also find the largest tech industries namely Microsoft and Amazon perched with their headquarters in Seattle. A haven for coffee lovers and those who have very active night lives; Seattle has a good mix of peaceful and electric.

Drink from the best coffee shops in the city when it rains, and start raiding bars and pubs when the sun goes down. Seattle has a good amount of award-winning whiskeys and distillery bars that you wouldn’t want to miss too!

Quality is always key! There’s nothing quite like local whiskeys made out of only the freshest and locally grown ingredients. All it takes is a sip of the liquor and you know you’re hooked!

Don’t sleep on some of the most impressive whiskey concoctions only from the Top Whiskey Bars in Seattle that Social Scene is about to show you.


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 1. Canon Whiskey & Bitters Emporium

Location: 928 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122


Offers you the largest spirit collection: 4,000 and still counting!


When you’re searching for a whiskey bar that has almost everything, then you’d never go wrong with Canon Whiskey & Bitters Emporium. They pride themselves on having the largest selection of the best American whiskey in the world!

You can even find rare whiskeys on their drink list. Browse their 94-page menu and be ready to be impressed! Check out what else they have to offer by calling 206-552-9755, for reservations or you can also email them at drink@canonseattle.com.




 2. Radiator Whiskey

Location: 94 Pike St, Ste 30, Seattle, WA 98101


Make your Seattle journey complete by hanging out at Radiator whiskey


Radiator Whiskey always aims to impress and this is what you can find when you hop into this bar. This place is a brewpub that can be found in Downtown Seattle. You can expect barrel-aged, gravity-poured cocktails as well as plenty of American classics.

Enjoy the food and the drink menu and if you’re interested in private events, you can always make your reservations on their website. Contact them at 206-467-4268 for more information about schedules and future events.


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 3. Americana Whiskey Bar And Restaurant

Location: 219 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102


A whiskey bar and restaurant that has been loved and trusted for years


The Americana Whiskey Bar And Restaurant should be your destination when you want to eat brunch and or dinner. They also offer a great selection of whiskeys for you to revel in. The bar has a happy hour for guests where they serve well drinks, red or white wine, draft beer, Aperol spritz and more.

Ever thought of dropping by to see their whiskey menu? Try them out for yourself and taste their distinct flavors. Call them now at 206-328-4604 or you can also email them at info@americanaseattle.com.



 4. Bitterroot BBQ

Location: 5239 Ballard Ave NW (at NW Vernon Pl), Seattle, WA 98107


Get your pair of American BBQ classics plus all-American beer and whiskey


One of the best places for BBQ and whiskey. Not only does Bitterroot BBQ have delicious smoked meats, but they also offer American craft beer and a wonderful bourbon selection. There is no reservation seating offered for this place and seating is only a first-come-first-serve basis; so arrive early!

Happy hour is from 3 to 6 pm Monday through Friday and at 11 pm every night. For more details about their menu, shop, and catering, you can call them at 206-588-1577.



 5. Liberty

Location: 517 15th Ave E (between E Republican St. & E Mercer St.), Seattle, WA 98112

A great place to stop by, enjoy relax and grab a few drinks


Andrew Friedman, a whiskey expert, co-owns the lounge in Liberty together with Keith Waldbauer. This is one of the most frequented places not only for sushi, but also for cocktails, spirits, beers, and wine.

The liquor menu is expansive and is truly a treat for those coming to town just to have a taste of Seattle’s best drinks. Call them at 206 323-9898 to find out more.

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6. Bathtub Gin & Co.

Location: 2205 2nd Ave (at Blanchard St), Seattle, WA 98121


 Perfect place to sit down on rainy nights in Seattle


A true hole in the wall that serves good scotch, scotch cocktails, bourbons and more. Bathtub Gin & Co. is a beautiful old space that takes you back in time. The vibe is easy and relaxed, you can choose from their selection of cocktails, wine, gin, and beer.

 The place was a former boiler room at the back of a building which is now a small lounge with a pine bar up the stairs plus a library. Experience the warm prohibition style bar and get in touch with them at 206-728-6069.



 7. The Whisky Bar

Location: 2122 2nd Ave. Seattle WA, 98121


One of the nicest bars you can visit with great service and friendly staff



Beer, whiskey, and grub are what defines The Whisky Bar. This place is part dive bar and also part restaurant. You’ll experience the best of both worlds as the whiskey menu spans from Indian to Japanese whiskeys that you can truly enjoy. The beer list is also impressive on its own.

 Check out the tap on the bar which has 24 varieties to choose from plus craft cocktails that you wouldn't want to miss. For more details call at 206-443-4490 or send them an email here.


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 8. Rob Roy

Location: 2332 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA


Part of the after-work crowd? Rob Roy welcomes you to its bar



Rob Roy is formerly known as Viceroy and is one of the favorites of people who just want a place to chill after work. The overall decor takes a lot of inspiration from the 1960s and there are even antique bookshelves where they have a vintage reel tape recorder and vinyl.


They offer cocktails and whiskey blends and more. Mules are also served in copper mugs wherein the juleps are in steel cups. For reservations, don’t hesitate to call at 206-956-8423 or send an email at anu@robroyseattle.com.



 9. The Barrel Thief Wine & Whiskey Bar

Location: 3417 Evanston Ave N, Ste 102, Seattle, WA 98103



Supports an engaging neighborhood and community by working with local suppliers and artisans


The Barrel Thief Wine & Whiskey Bar has a nice selection of whiskeys to choose from. You can find over 320 different whiskeys plus around 174 wines in house. The food is also delicious and the service is commendable.

Take a swig out of their whiskeys, fresh cocktails, beer, cider, and other spirits now and book your reservations. Call them at 206-402-5492 or send an email at GotYerWhiskey@bthief.com


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Grechelle Magbanua

Professional Content Writer

Social Scene



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