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Time Out New York’s Bar Awards 2018

Raise a glass to NYC’s best and brightest cocktail bars, drink programs and industry pros with Time Out’s Bar Awards

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New York’s bar scene is legendary, with the city’s world-class cocktail bars, wine bars, beer gardens and beer halls. Time Out New York is honoring that top-notch booze with our 2018 Bar Awards, a celebration of New York’s best bartenders, the stunning drinks they make and the top-notch venues they helm. With the help of a formidable lineup of industry pros, we’re putting together this year’s list of the best bars in NYC. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Bar Awards.

Time Out New York’s Bar Awards 2018

The winners of the 2018 Time Out New York Bar Awards
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The winners of the 2018 Time Out New York Bar Awards

New York City’s drinking scene is raising the bar

Meet the finalists of Time Out New York’s 2018 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out New York’s 2018 Bar Awards

Let’s cheers to the best bar and cocktail finalists for Time Out New York’s 2018 Bar Awards

The craziest bar stories from NYC bartenders
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The craziest bar stories from NYC bartenders

Bartenders do a whole lot more than just pour your drinks—we got the inside scoop on the craziest bar stories in NYC

The best drinking quotes of all time
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The best drinking quotes of all time

These drinking quotes will inspire you to hit up NYC’s best bars and caption crazy cocktails on Instagram

Famous cocktails invented in NYC bars
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Famous cocktails invented in NYC bars

For famous cocktails like Martinis and Manhattans, head to these iconic NYC bars to sip on a piece of US history

The 50 cocktail experiences you should have in NYC
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The 50 cocktail experiences you should have in NYC

If you want to call yourself a New Yorker, you need to drink the best cocktails and visit the best bars in the city

Explore bar trends and tricks
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Explore bar trends and tricks

Check out videos of top U.S. bar tenders surveying the country’s bar scene

New York’s best bars

The best-looking bars in NYC
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The best-looking bars in NYC

Check out New York’s best-looking bars for date night or a for a treat-yourself drink

The 18 best wine bars in NYC
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The 18 best wine bars in NYC

From educational vin studios to natural-wine–focused neo-bistros

Every great beer garden NYC has to offer
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Every great beer garden NYC has to offer

Beer geeks and novices alike can find a top-rate beer garden in NYC

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Time Out New York honors the city’s best bars at the 2017 Bar Awards
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Time Out New York honors the city’s best bars at the 2017 Bar Awards

The winners of the 2017 Time Out New York Bar Awards
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The winners of the 2017 Time Out New York Bar Awards

Meet the panelists of the 2017 Time Out New York Bar Awards
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Meet the panelists of the 2017 Time Out New York Bar Awards

Meet the finalists of Time Out New York’s 2017 Bar Awards
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Meet the finalists of Time Out New York’s 2017 Bar Awards

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