LEO Readers’ Choice Awards 2023: Drinks

Oct 11, 2023 at 8:45 am
Bar Genevieve at Hotel Genevieve.
Bar Genevieve at Hotel Genevieve. Photo by Nick Simonite.

Best Bar: Butchertown

High Horse
Whirling Tiger
TEN20 Craft Brewery

Best Bar: Clifton/Crescent Hill

Hilltop Tavern
Pretty Decent
Frankfort Avenue Liquors & Wine    

Best Bar: Downtown

Meta Bar
Number 15
Bar Expo

Best Bar: East Louisville

Club K9 Dog Park & Bar
Air Devils Inn
Off The Rails Tasting Room & Wine Depot

Best Bar: Germantown/Schnitzelburg

The Merryweather  
Hauck’s Corner ShopBar (tie)
The Pearl

Best Bar: Highlands

PG&J’s Dog Park Bar
Big Bar 

Best Bar: NuLu

Corridor Bar
Bar Genevieve at Hotel Genevieve
Garage Bar

Best Bar: S. Indiana

The Alcove
Wine Shop New Albany
Pints & Union

Best Bar: South Louisville

Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar    
O’Dolly’s Lounge & Restaurant
Golden Nugget  

Best Bar: St. Matthews

Never Say Die The Fox Den (tie)
Saints Pizza Pub & SkyBar
The Raven Irish Pub

Best Bar: West Louisville

Birdie&Vi’s Fleatique
Shippingport Brewing
Kyros Brewing

Best Bartender

Alanna Hudson - Rubbies Southside Grill and Bar    
Brandon Hayden - Big Bar
Kevin Turner - 80/20 @ Kaelins

Emily Sego - Darlings Brewing (tie)

Best Beer List

Four Pegs Smokehouse
Sergio’s World Beers
Atrium Brewing  

Best Bourbon List

Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar
North of Bourbon
Watch Hill Proper 

Best Cocktail

The Shutdown - ShopBar 
Old Fashioned - Rubbies Southside Bar & Grill
Penicillin - Tartan House

Best Dive Bar

The Merryweather
The Pearl of Germantown

Best Hotel Bar

Bar Genevieve - Hotel Genevieve
Proof on Main - 21C Museum Hotel
Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse - Hotel Distil

Best Local Craft Beer

Atrium Brewing    
Gravely Brewing Mile Wide Beer Company (tie)
Monnik Beer Co.

Best Margarita

The Merryweather    
El Mundo    

Best Wine List

The Breeze / Canary Club
Nouvelle Bar & Bottle
Off The Rails Tasting Room & Wine Depot