From an Old Fashioned featuring locally made rye-based gin to a sweet and spicy tiki-inspired concoction made with San Francisco-aged bourbon, we were struck by how each spirit was given space to truly shine. With booze this good, sometimes simple drinks are best. Here are five of our favorites to sip right now.
'Bar Agricole' on Serious Eats
When he asked Craig Lane, Bar Agricole's head bartender, to show off a few of his favorite drinks on the menu, it was the story behind each of the ingredients that seemed to get Lane most excited. Click through the slideshow to see what he made when forced to choose just five top drinks.