Agave spirits are a year-round fixture found in bars and restaurants from the Lower East Side to Hell’s Kitchen. Some are meant to be sipped neat like Scotch while others are infused with chiles and shaken into surprising cocktails.
Pioneering establishments like Milk and Honey and Pegu Club kick-started the cocktail revolution. But New York’s thirst for great drinks is bottomless, and a new generation of fine bars has since opened. Here are a few you should check out now.