Neighborhood bars were never trendy until classic cocktails came back. Now, it’s easier than ever for a corner bar in an urbane hood to become the next best drink joint. Such is the case with Holy Water, a low-key Bernal Heights bar that happens to make great drinks. The religious undertones can skew schtick-y (a baptism mural, holy water bottles), but the three to four ingredient drinks are solid and evergreen (think a perfectly bitter Jungle Bird or a long, refreshing Gold Rush riff).
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MONDAY - FRIDAY: 4 P.M. - 2 A.M. | SATURDAY - SUNDAY: 2 P.M. - 2 A.M.
- craft cocktails
- craft beer
- lots of whiskey