Ten Best Bars for Cocktails in Broward County
Downtown Fort Lauderdale has been a hard-drinking haven for years. For cocktails: not so much. This Himmarshee gastropub serves cocktails that have turned that notion upside down. The bar offers a number of signature drinks, like the Smoking Sangria (red wine, fresh fruit, Combier peach nectar, and liquid nitrogen -- it literally smokes) and Just in Thyme (thyme-infused vodka, fresh limeade, strawberry purée, black pepper syrup, and a sprig of thyme). While those are great and all, what we're really into right now are the punch bowls, which are meant to serve a whole table -- or just one serious drinker -- such as Aperitif Italiano, with rosemary-infused Aperol, Jim Beam, seasonal apples, honey syrup, sparkling wine, and ginger beer.
These days, the trend in food and beverages is handcrafted everything. Sure, a freshly muddled drink is great, but a house-made Limoncello is better. Yeah, we like infused whiskeys, but when it's done by a skilled bartender, we're in love. It's easy to fall head over heels here, from the handmade Limoncello and bitters to the nut-infused whiskeys in the the Nutty Manhattan, you'll be wearing your heart on your sleeve in no time. In this case, it's OK to jump right in.
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109 SW 2nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL
1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL
620 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL
201 SW 2nd St., Fort Lauderdale, FL
541 NW 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL
1313 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
1906 Harrison St., Hollywood, FL
505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
3599 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL