GQ: FIG makes '10 Best Whiskey Bars in America' list

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A downtown restaurant known for its local and sustainable food is now receiving national recognition for its variations on a classic cocktail.

FIG on Meeting Street has been named to GQ Magazine's "10 Best Whiskey Bars in America" list. According to the men's magazine, FIG's selection comes down to four words: Make Your Own Manhattan.

The magazine applauds FIG for it's huge selection of Manhattan ingredients, including 14 whiskeys, eight vermouths, and nine bitters. Customers can mix and math their way to a staggering 1,007 different versions of the famous cocktail.

Other spots making the list include Ward III in New York City, Rickhouse in San Francisco, Longman & Eagle in Chicago, and Seven Grand in Los Angeles, amongst others.

To check out the complete list of GQ's "10 Best Whiskey Bars in America", click here.

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