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The Roosevelt Room Austin bar Old Cuban cocktail drink
Let the historical cocktail menu and expert bartenders be your guide at The Roosevelt Room. The Roosevelt Room/Instagram
The Townsend
The Townsend features an innovative program where guest bartenders receive royalties for drinks ordered. Photo by SJ Reid Photography
Austin classic cocktails_Chris Bostick_Old Fashioned_Half Step _2015
The folks at Half Step will tell you that every ingredient in a cocktail matters — especially the ice. Photo by Melody Fury
Austin classic cocktails_Whisler's_2015
Whisler's is an East Austin gem.  Photo by Melody Fury
Midnight Cowboy_Austin bar_liquor
Midnight Cowboy is a speakeasy in the heart of Sixth Street. Midnight Cowboy/Facebook