Detroit’s Best Bars for Craft Cocktails

Craft cocktails are all the rage the world over and Detroit is no exception. Chic watering holes have been sprouting up all over town, from Downtown to Corktown to the city outskirts. Bartenders have made it their duty to create specialty drinks out of housemade or high-end spirits and customers have rejoiced. The jury is still out on who crafts the best drinks but you’ll have a fun time deciding your favorite in a city where drinking is a spectator sport.

47 Watson St, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Grey Ghost Detroit is one of the most talked about cocktail bars in recent years. Helmed by a group of native and transplanted Detroiters, the swanky watering hole keeps them coming with its creative cocktail, beer, and wine lists. Sit back in one of the tufted banquettes as you dine on a light repast of charcuterie and locally sourced meats.
225 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Nestled in the mural-laden Belt in Downtown, Standby is a speakeasy and lounge that caters to imbibers who desire craft cocktails using local or unique ingredients. The laid back atmosphere is enhanced by the friendly and knowledgeable staff, with DJs spinning cool tunes several nights a week.
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