5 Favorite Cocktail Bars in Central/Downtown Phoenix: Quick PHX

Our Quick PHX guide this year showed you a lot of dining, partying, and entertainment options, and we have a few more suggestions that we'll share in the coming weeks.

Today we'll show you the best spots for cocktails in Central/Downtown Phoenix:

See also: 29 Favorite Places in Phoenix to Eat: Quick PHX   Rum Bar It's all about the rum (over 100 varieties of it) and rum-based cocktails at this cozy spot alongside the Jamaican eatery, The Breadfruit.

Windsor Cocktails named after numbers -- like the No. 04 made with gin, grapefruit, hop bitters, and cardamom syrup -- make this neighborhood restaurant count.    District American Kitchen & Wine Bar Local ingredients like agave nectar syrup and Singh Farms honeycomb make their way into classic cocktails at this sleek spot at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. 

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails Mixologist Stephanie Teslar's unique cocktails at this urban gathering place inside CityScape's Hotel Palomar include ingredients like berry gastriques, Eastern European spirits, and housemade horchata.   Tuck Shop Manager John Cavanagh's housemade tonic syrup at this Coronado District house-turned restaurant makes gin and tonics, martinis, and Old Fashioneds almost impossibly refreshing.

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