From oyster shooters--a raw oyster in a shot of Bloody Mary--to a house tonic, Garage Bar's drink selection is only rivaled by its pizza menu.

Garage Bar
700 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 749-7100

Enter whiskey wonderland featuring vintage Kentucky bourbons and old-school arcade games.

Haymarket Whiskey Bar
331 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 442-0523

Once a church, now beers pour through 26 taps. Grab a seat upstairs in the choir loft where the light streams through original stained glass windows.

Holy Grale
1034 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 459-9939

The gold-flecked wallpaper and penny-tiled floor define the atmosphere. Expect inventive riffs on pre-Prohibition sippers like the Sidecar, updated with plum, lemongrass, sage shrub, and habanero chile syrup.

META
425 W Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 822-6382

Grab a seat at the mahogany bar and order the house cocktail (a classic Old Fashioned). A rolling library ladder accents the cabinets stocked with more than 90 top-shelf bourbons.

St. Charles Exchange
113 S 7th St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 618-1917

Once a firehouse, this redbrick building in the Clifton neighborhood is now home to more than 100 Kentucky whiskeys and an impressive vinyl collection.

The Silver Dollar
1761 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 259-9540