Best Place to Sip Whiskey


March 09, 2011

The horseshoe-shaped bar off of the main dining room at Carolina's looks like it's right out of a whiskey commercial, meaning Lost in Translation's Bob Harris would fit right in. One of Carolina's most popular concoctions is the Exchange Street Cocktail ($9), a bourbon-based treat that's fruity, light, and tasty. It features muddled lemon and a maraschino cherry, a shot of 10-year-old Russell's Reserve Bourbon, a dash of Grand Marnier, a glug of pineapple juice, and bitters. The South of Broad Old Fashioned blends bourbon with peach, orange, and lemon. Other spirits are available for cheap during the 5-7 p.m. happy hour - affordable enough for any booze-sipping character to buy a few for the Scarlett Johansson look-alike across the room.



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