6 Great Bars in Louisville, Kentucky

[Photographs: Carey Jones]

It's easy to have a good time in Louisville. The gateway to bourbon country has bars to please every sort of drinker—the cocktail enthusiast, the brown-spirits sipper, the shot-and-beer habituant. What's more, there's a lot of overlap; you can get a fine cocktail in a bar screening basketball games, or a huge bourbon selection in a low-key dive.


Here are six bars I loved on a recent trip to Louisville. Where's your favorite bar in the city?

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