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Here Are 18 of Atlanta's Best Fall Cocktails

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| Photo: Sarah Dodge

Fall in Atlanta doesn't just mean lower temperatures and changing leaves— it's also the time to bring out new cocktail menus. Eater Cocktail Week wouldn't be complete without a roundup of some of the best of the boozy season, so direct your eyes to the map below for drinks with everything from carbonation to curry bitters— plus a whole lot of bourbon.
Laura Scholz


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Seven Lamps

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3400 Around Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 467-8950
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What's better than bourbon, fig-infused red wine, honey, and lemon? All of these things carbonated in a Perlini and delivered to your table. It's called the Crimson Eagle, it was created by Kevin Bragg, and it's only available at Seven Lamps.

2. King + Duke

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3060 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
The open fire hearth isn't the only thing that will keep you warm at King + Duke. Try the Sherry Cobbler, make with its namesake liquor, walnut liqueur, powdered sugar, an orange slice, and a pinch of fall spices.

3. Leon's Full Service

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131 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 687-0500
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No need to chose between beer and liquor with the Bomb's Away at Leon's Full Service. This cocktail features both Redemption Rye and Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout, plus Cynar, allspice dram, cocoa burn, and Angostura and orange bitters. [Photo]

4. Proof and Provision

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659 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 897-1991
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Forget hair of the dog. Try Hair of the Wolf at Proof & Provision, which combines an imperial double chocolate stout, eight-year blended scotch, Royal Combier, espresso liqueur, and orange and chocolate bitters.

5. H. Harper Station

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904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 732-0415
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Jerry Slater lives up to his drink's name with The Alchemist, which combines Scotch, sherry, all spice dram, and apple butter. [Photo]

6. 4th & Swift

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621 North Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(678) 904-0160
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New 4th & Swift bar manager Chris Gianaras packs a punch with the Days of Heaven, made with small-batch bourbon, Benedictine, lemon, wild rice syrup, and two fall staples: Crispin cider and apple bitters. [Photo: Jay Swift]

7. Restaurant Eugene

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2277 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 355-0321
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Inspired by the 1960 Jean Luc Godard film of the same name, Brad Tolleson's A Bout de Souffle— which means breathless in French— combines Yellow Chartreuse, Bonal Gentiane-Quina, rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and Angostura bitters for a cocktail that's herbal and refreshing with hints of fall spice. [Photo]

8. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

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292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 221-2600
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Wrecking Bar's Ginger Baker has all the right elements of the perfect Fall cocktail: gin, Benedictine, Amaro Averna, cherry bark vanilla bitters, house-made ginger apple cider vinegar shrub. Also: the pub's own Leeghoofd Belgian Blonde. [Photo]

9. Local Three

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3290 Northside Pkwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 968-2700
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Local Three's Sean Pe-connery mixes Chinese five-spice and pecan-infused bourbon, honey-maple syrup, and apple bitters for a cocktail that's as nutty and potent as it is whimsical. [Photo]

10. Paper Plane

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340 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
Paul Calvert at Paper Plane delivers yet again with Cemetery Gates, a full-bodied mix of scotch, dry orange curacao, house creme de fig, Cynar, and Braulio.

11. Kimball House

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303 E Howard Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-3502
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Miles Macquarrie mixes up another fall classic with his Rye Up, whiskey, toasted almond, caraway, Salers Aperitif, bitters, and lemon. Available behind the gorgeous new bar at Kimball House. [Photo: Kiran Patel]

12. One Eared Stag

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1029 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 525-4479
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Homemade fig brandy is the base of the Weird Uncle at One Eared Stag, where bar manager Bradley Wyatt mixes the brandy with honey, rye, and a bit of Madeira Sercial wine for extra fall warmth and flavor. [Photo]

13. The Sound Table

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483 Edgewood Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 835-2534
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Rye, curaçao, mezcal, and banana and orange liqueurs combine with bitters for a drink that's boozy and balanced in the Way of the Overlord, crafted by The Sound Table's Navarro Carr.

14. Chai Pani

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406 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-4030
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No Fall is complete without a Hot Toddie. Try Chai Pani's version, made with whiskey, cinnamon, and curry bitters.

15. The Pinewood Tippling Room

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254 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-5507
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With rum, Cardamaro, Georgia pumpkin, ginger, balsamic, soda, and grains of paradise, the Brom Bones Fizz from the Pinewood Tippling Room will instantly warm your chilly bones.

16. Empire State South

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999 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 541-1105
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With mezcal, sherry, absinthe, Zucca liqueur, and lime, Empire State South's Abner Jay skimps neither on booze nor flavor. [Photo]

17. White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails

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270 Peachtree St NW, Ste 100
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 524-7200
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Try the Atlantan at White Oak. It's got morello cherry-infused brandy, bourbon, Antica Formula Carpano, chocolate bitters, and flamed orange peel.

18. South City Kitchen

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1144 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 873-7358
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Timothy McGraw's Moonlit Orchard at South City Kitchen Midtown lives up to its name. It doesn't get more Fall-like than bourbon, apple pie moonshine, sweet vermouth, apple cider, and a heavy splash of apple bitters.

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1. Seven Lamps

3400 Around Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
What's better than bourbon, fig-infused red wine, honey, and lemon? All of these things carbonated in a Perlini and delivered to your table. It's called the Crimson Eagle, it was created by Kevin Bragg, and it's only available at Seven Lamps.
3400 Around Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

2. King + Duke

3060 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
The open fire hearth isn't the only thing that will keep you warm at King + Duke. Try the Sherry Cobbler, make with its namesake liquor, walnut liqueur, powdered sugar, an orange slice, and a pinch of fall spices.
3060 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

3. Leon's Full Service

131 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
No need to chose between beer and liquor with the Bomb's Away at Leon's Full Service. This cocktail features both Redemption Rye and Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout, plus Cynar, allspice dram, cocoa burn, and Angostura and orange bitters. [Photo]
131 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

4. Proof and Provision

659 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Forget hair of the dog. Try Hair of the Wolf at Proof & Provision, which combines an imperial double chocolate stout, eight-year blended scotch, Royal Combier, espresso liqueur, and orange and chocolate bitters.
659 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

5. H. Harper Station

904 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Jerry Slater lives up to his drink's name with The Alchemist, which combines Scotch, sherry, all spice dram, and apple butter. [Photo]
904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

6. 4th & Swift

621 North Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
New 4th & Swift bar manager Chris Gianaras packs a punch with the Days of Heaven, made with small-batch bourbon, Benedictine, lemon, wild rice syrup, and two fall staples: Crispin cider and apple bitters. [Photo: Jay Swift]
621 North Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

7. Restaurant Eugene

2277 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30309
Inspired by the 1960 Jean Luc Godard film of the same name, Brad Tolleson's A Bout de Souffle— which means breathless in French— combines Yellow Chartreuse, Bonal Gentiane-Quina, rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and Angostura bitters for a cocktail that's herbal and refreshing with hints of fall spice. [Photo]
2277 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30309

8. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

292 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Wrecking Bar's Ginger Baker has all the right elements of the perfect Fall cocktail: gin, Benedictine, Amaro Averna, cherry bark vanilla bitters, house-made ginger apple cider vinegar shrub. Also: the pub's own Leeghoofd Belgian Blonde. [Photo]
292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

9. Local Three

3290 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
Local Three's Sean Pe-connery mixes Chinese five-spice and pecan-infused bourbon, honey-maple syrup, and apple bitters for a cocktail that's as nutty and potent as it is whimsical. [Photo]
3290 Northside Pkwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

10. Paper Plane

340 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030
Paul Calvert at Paper Plane delivers yet again with Cemetery Gates, a full-bodied mix of scotch, dry orange curacao, house creme de fig, Cynar, and Braulio.
340 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030

11. Kimball House

303 E Howard Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Miles Macquarrie mixes up another fall classic with his Rye Up, whiskey, toasted almond, caraway, Salers Aperitif, bitters, and lemon. Available behind the gorgeous new bar at Kimball House. [Photo: Kiran Patel]
303 E Howard Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

12. One Eared Stag

1029 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Homemade fig brandy is the base of the Weird Uncle at One Eared Stag, where bar manager Bradley Wyatt mixes the brandy with honey, rye, and a bit of Madeira Sercial wine for extra fall warmth and flavor. [Photo]
1029 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

13. The Sound Table

483 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Rye, curaçao, mezcal, and banana and orange liqueurs combine with bitters for a drink that's boozy and balanced in the Way of the Overlord, crafted by The Sound Table's Navarro Carr.
483 Edgewood Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

14. Chai Pani

406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
No Fall is complete without a Hot Toddie. Try Chai Pani's version, made with whiskey, cinnamon, and curry bitters.
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

15. The Pinewood Tippling Room

254 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
With rum, Cardamaro, Georgia pumpkin, ginger, balsamic, soda, and grains of paradise, the Brom Bones Fizz from the Pinewood Tippling Room will instantly warm your chilly bones.
254 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

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16. Empire State South

999 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
With mezcal, sherry, absinthe, Zucca liqueur, and lime, Empire State South's Abner Jay skimps neither on booze nor flavor. [Photo]
999 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

17. White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails

270 Peachtree St NW, Ste 100, Atlanta, GA 30303
Try the Atlantan at White Oak. It's got morello cherry-infused brandy, bourbon, Antica Formula Carpano, chocolate bitters, and flamed orange peel.
270 Peachtree St NW, Ste 100
Atlanta, GA 30303

18. South City Kitchen

1144 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Timothy McGraw's Moonlit Orchard at South City Kitchen Midtown lives up to its name. It doesn't get more Fall-like than bourbon, apple pie moonshine, sweet vermouth, apple cider, and a heavy splash of apple bitters.
1144 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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