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Thank you Thrillist for the great review!

backbar is one of the top 21 cocktail bars in the country according to Thrillist! https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/the-33-best-cocktail-bars-in-the-country#

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backbar in the media!

Hello everyone! We have had some lovely folks write some kind words about us over the course of the last few months. We decided to share the links with all of our lovely regulars! Click the blog post title or [more…] to visit the hyperlinks! Cheers so much, and see you all at the bar soon! […]

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Time Out for Alex!

backbar is back open! After a few day vacation to enjoy the incredibly successful Thirst Boston, backbar is back and supporting our good friend and former bartender: Alex Homans! Unfortunately about a month ago Alex was hit by a careless car while on his bicycle. He is fine, and recovering, but it will be at […]

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Drink is World’s Best Cocktail Bar!

Here in Boston the cocktail scene just keeps growing. Many, many thanks has to go to John Gertsen and Barbara Lynch for creating Drink in South Boston. They have created something truly special by having a casual and fun, cocktail party atmosphere that just happens to serve up some of the best drinks on the […]

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Journey Burger!

Our Genius Hour just got even more delicious! I know all you Ramen-heads out there might be sad, but I think if you try the burger you’ll find out it’s for the better. Have no fear, Ramen will come back! I promise. But for the hot summer months there just something about a delicious burger […]

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    • Thank you Thrillist for the great review!August 27, 2018

      backbar is one of the top 21 cocktail bars in the country according to Thrillist! https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/the-33-best-cocktail-bars-in-the-country#

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    • backbar in the media!March 7, 2018

      Hello everyone! We have had some lovely folks write some kind words about us over the course of the last few months. We decided to share the links with all of our lovely regulars! Click the blog post title or [more…] to visit the hyperlinks! Cheers so much, and see you all at the bar soon! […]

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