ABV is riding the new wave of casual-serious bars with a laid back vibe and expert drinks. The bar’s shelves are lined with agave, and seemingly every edition of Del Maguey’s single-village mezcal collection. Composed of a team of veteran cocktail bartenders from Beretta and Dalva, ABV’s cocktail game is tight, but simple; you wont find dozen-ingredient drinks, just simple drinks organized by spirit. The short list of bar snacks is stellar, boasting everything from miniature fish and chips to chicken potpie empanadas.
- lots of tequila / mezcal
- craft cocktails
- bar food
What to drink
Anything with tequila or mezcal including the Lefty's Fizz, a fluffy and dry mix of lime, grapefruit shrub, egg white, curacao and mezcal.
Wine on tap from Matthiasson winery is a lower alcohol option to mezcal.
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