Voted 2011 Best Classic Cocktails in Detroit by HOUR Detroit Magazine and Metro Times, this legendary jazz club in the heart of downtown has been pumping out music for decades, and now libations to suit any mood. Go big and classic when you’re listening to the sounds of ages with The Cliff Bell Cocktail (Scotch, sweet vermouth, Absinthe Ordinare, and a dash of orange bitters).
Detroit is motoring toward new and exciting ventures everyday as this city-on-a-comeback makes its move into the food and cocktail scene. Leading the way is Sugar House. Recently opened in mid-October, 2011, the Sugar House should undoubtably be on your must-visit list. First things first: ask for their daily punch. No matter what it’s made of, do yourself a favor, and have a glass, or three. All the cocktails here are specially crafted by seasoned professionals that know what it takes to make a consistent and classically accurate drink.
Notable bartender: Dave Kwiatkowski