Great whisky bars of the world

A couple of issues ago we launched a new scheme to honour the world's best whisky bars. Here are the first recipients – congratulations to them all
By Dominic Roskrow
Albannach, London, England
Altona, Bergen, Norway
Atheneum Hotel, London, England
Auld Alliance, Paris, France Talbott Tavern
Bascule Bar, Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
Bishops Arms, Helsingborg, Sweden
Blue Label, Shizuoka, Japan
Boisdale, London, England
Bourbon Bistro, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Bow Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Brandy Lounge, New York, USA
The Bull, Roeselare, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
The Canadian Scottish Regiment
Officers’ Mess, Victoria, BC, Canada
Cannyman’s, Edinburgh, Scotland
City Inn, London and Glasgow
Curragh Irish Pub, Holland, Michigan, USA
Curragh Irish Pub, Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
Delilah’s, Chicago, USA
De Still, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dowan’s Hotel, Aberlour, Scotland
Drop Inn, Copenhagen, Denmark
Drumchork Lodge, Aultbea, Scotland
Duffies, Bowmore, Islay, Scotland
Dundee Dell, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Les Feuillantines, Paris, France
Le Sir Winston, Paris, France
Galt Hotel, Louisville, USA
Gibraltar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Glenfiddich Warehouse 68, Stockholm, Sweden
Grouse Inn, Dufftown, Scotland
Harry’s Bar, Paris, France
Helmsdale Brasserie & Bar, Shibuya, Japan
Highlander Inn, Craigellachie, Scotland
Hole In One, New York, USA
Horie’s Bar, Kyoto, Japan
The Horse and Barrel, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
The Israeli Whisky Society, Tel Aviv, Israel
Jazz Club Lionel Hamilton, Paris, France
Keen’s Chophouse, New York, USA
The Last Hurrah, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Lismore, Glasgow, Scotland
Loch Torridon Hotel, NW Highlands, Scotland
The Mash Tun, Osaki, Shinagawa Ku, Tokyo, USA
Millionayr Casino, Ayr, Scotland
Monk’s Café, Philadelphia, USA
The Nobody Inn, Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, England
Noonan’s, Larkspur, California, USA
Old Mill Inn, Pitlochry, Scotland
Pikkulintu, Helsinki, Finland
Port Charlotte Hotel, Islay, Scotland
The Pot Still, Glasgow, Scotland
Quaich Bar, Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland
Salt, London, S
Seafield Arms, Cullen, Scotland
Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh, Scotland
Le Forum, Paris, France
Speyside Way, Tokyo, Japan
Steak & Whisky House Galle, Pori, Finland
Talbott Tavern, Bardstown, Kentucky, USA
Whiskey Blue, New York, USAWe want to honour and recognise any bar that is making an effort to promote quality whisky. If you have a recommendation sent details to We will check nominees out and send successful outlets a special certificate to display in the bar.