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10 Best Cocktail Bars in Metro Phoenix

In the wake of Black Friday madness and family dinner drama, we could all use a strong drink. You can easily up the merry ante with some truly craft concoctions courtesy of the city's best bars and bartenders. While the mixology craze is saturating the scene in other places, it's an up-and-coming art in Phoenix. However, we can show you 10 of the top places in the Valley that stir, shake, and muddle to impress, whether you're trying to treat your own taste buds or maybe find a place to wow those persnickety in-laws.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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