NEW YEARS EVE at backbar!

get your tickets for the party you don’t want to miss!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-at-backbar-ring-in-2019-tickets-53231038469

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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!

Boston Magazine – Top Bars in Boston

ROL Cruise – Hidden Gems in Boston

Edible Boston – Hidden Restaurants…Shhhh!

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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 least a couple months before he will be able to work again at his new restaurant Fairstead Kitchen in Brookline. In an industry that doesn’t have a lot of insurance options or ways to get paid while not actually working behind a bar, sometimes you need friends to help you out. This week backbar is donating all of our proceeds from our drink of the week, a blue daiquiri with Bacardi rum to Alex in hopes of a speedy and care free recovery!

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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 planet. Drink definitely deserves the award of “World’s Best Cocktail Bar” which is exactly the title they just won down in New Orleans at Tales of the Cocktail. The bartending world puts on its version of the the Oscars every year at an international cocktail conference. This year Drink and others won big:

http://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/the-best-bar-in-the-world-and-other-2013-tales-of-the-cocktail-winners?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=Currents

To honor the great Drink, my former home where I learned most of my tricks, we’re making the Fort Point cocktail for our drink of the week here at backbar. It’s Drink’s signature variation on a Manhattan, with rye whiskey, punt e mes, and benedictine. It’s a delicious, simple sipper. Cheers!

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    • NEW YEARS EVE at backbar!December 14, 2018

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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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