Adrienne Dowd and Carmen Mello, longtime bartenders at the Half King, break out on their own with a nautically themed drinkery in Williamsburg. The bar features a golden mermaid bust outside and a hanging Russian metal diving suit indoors, plus 20 black-velvet paintings, including a squid-versus-whale rendering. Tip back one of six draft beers (Left Hand Milk Stout, Sixpoint Sweet Action) or opt for a sipping liquor (Woodford Reserve bourbon, Flor de Cana rum). Overboard boozers can counteract the night's tippling with salty bar snacks, including nachos, boiled peanuts and an intriguing combo of pickles with whipped pork fat.
The Anchored Inn
|Venue name:||The Anchored Inn||Contact:|
57 Waterbury St
|Cross street:||between Meserole and Scholes Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 1pm–4am; Sat, Sun noon–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: L to Montrose Ave|
|Price:||Average drink: $6. MC, V|