Problem: I’d Like to Drink Better Quality Liquor, But Gay Bars Don’t Carry It.

That’s because most gays Don’t look beyond the well. But that back shelf at your local Hang Contains some exciting and surprising finds.
December 14, 2012

When money is tight it’s hard to try new things. But when it comes to your drinking, it’s worth taking the step up, especially when New York’s gay establishments have so many great, high-quality brands. So stop ordering like you’re on a bar crawl with your college frat party and opt instead for one of these exciting brands from your favorite local gay bars and restaurants.


MacCallan 12-Year-Old Single
Malt Scotch Whisky, The Eagle (554 W 28th St)

Tequila Avión
Xes, (157 W 24th St)

Gentleman Jack Rare
Tennessee Whiskey, Therapy (348 W 52nd St)

Maker’s 46 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
The Ritz (369 W 46th St)

Woodford Reserve Bourbon
XL Nightclub (512 W 42nd St)

Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka
Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette St)

42Below Vodka
Hangar Bar (115 Christopher St)

Pisco Portón
East of Eighth (254 W 23rd St)

Voli Lyte Vodka
Bar-tini Ultra Lounge (642 10th Ave)

Hudson Whiskey
Flaming Saddles, (793 Ninth Ave)

Jack Daniel’s Single
Barrel Tennessee Whiskey, XL Nightclub (512 W 42nd St)

Absolut Tune Sparkling
Fusion Vodka, The TownHouse Bar (236 E 58th St)

Purity Vodka
Ktchn (510 W 42nd St)

Hendrick’s Gin
9th Avenue Saloon (656 Ninth Ave)