Boston is a city well stocked with excellent restaurants and bars, so it’s no surprise that tucked in there is an excellent whiskey scene. For those who love their liquor straight from Kentucky, this is a list of great spots to find bourbon in Boston.

Buttermilk & Bourbon

Find southern comfort in the food and the bourbon at this Comm Ave favorite. The New Orleans-inspired fried eats and lounge setting perfectly complement the vast selection of whiskeys. The bourbon list here is long with highlights like Bookers, Cask Strength, and Old Forester 1920.

Buttermilk & Bourbon. 160 Commonwealth Ave.


The name of this restaurant makes its taste as clear as Japanese whiskey. A laid-back setting with barbecue eats, and a classic tavern atmosphere. Come here to sip on a bourbon-infused Kentucky Lemonade alongside the aptly named Big Dawg Burger, which comes topped with bacon, cheddar, spicy bleu cheese chipotle sauce, and fried onion strings.

Whiskey’s. 885 Boylston St.

Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar

One of the oldest and most historic bars in Boston, Citizen Public House is a can’t-miss for first time Boston visitors. The raw bar sources the best of New England’s famous seafood bounty, and the whiskey list is long. Here you can find Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey and Garrison Brothers Single Barrel Texas Bourbon.

Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar. 1310 Boylston St.

The Tip Tap Room

This Beacon Hill restaurant and craft cocktail bar makes some of the best bourbon concoctions in all of Boston. The Punch-Drunk Love comes with bourbon, port lemon, orange, angostura and sugar. The Three Doshas offers a ginger and lemon infused bourbon with lemon, honey, and mint. The Hippocratic Oath is simple with Kentucky sweetness, campari, averna, and carpano antica.

The Tip Tap Room. 138 Cambridge St.

Bostonia Public House

This two-floor restaurant and bar features some great live music events, a menu stocked with locally-inspired dishes and an exceptional cocktail list. Bourbon lovers should try the J. Grady coming with Redemption High Rye Bourbon, orange, brown sugar, Luxardo cherry, Angostura and orange bitters.

Bostonia Public House. 131 State St.