It was a night worth raising a glass to—and man, we raised a lot of glasses. Time Out LA honored an incredible group of bars and bartenders at our very first Bar Awards on May 23, held at the stunning Theatre at Ace Hotel. But coming up with the categories and nominees was no easy to ask; to help us assemble a killer lineup, we put together a knowledgeable group of industry pros, from beverage directors to drink bloggers to distillery owners. After spirited discussions, nominations and voting, we narrowed in on seven bars that are making an impression on LA's thriving cocktail culture. Without further ado, here are the winners of the 2016 Time Out Los Angeles Bar Awards.
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