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Bucket List Bars: Historic Saloons, Pubs, and Dives of America

Bucket List Bars: Historic Saloons, Pubs, and Dives of America

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Find your way to 170 of the most historic saloons, pubs, and dives of America. These are the watering holes that shaped our nation while quenching our thirst. These are the favorite spots of our Founding Fathers, the places where well-known celebrities relax, and the joints that most wouldn't walk into without a bodyguard. For the explorer, the history buff, and the drinker alike, Bucket List Bars will get you off the beaten track and take you to the heart of a city to find its oldest bars Want to navigate to the oldest Irish pub in New York City? Or maybe sip a martini in an authentic Chicago speakeasy? How about a beer at a haunted saloon outside of Las Vegas? This guidebook will help you find these places and more

And while you can find a cocktail or cold beer at any of these watering holes, you'll also find unique, odd, and exciting destinations throughout the United States. You'll leave with a new perspective of how this country was built, the kinds of people who built it, and what they went through.

For each bar readers get a complete description of what to expect, directions on how to find the place, and insider's tips so you won't stand out like a tourist. You'll learn what to order, when to go, and what to look out for when you get there. For our featured bars, you'll also get the entire history of the place taken directly from the owners and bartenders, a full description of what to expect when you go today, and even instant access to our online documentaries made for each bar so you'll know before going exactly what the place looks like. Plus, you'll get ideas for off the beaten path destinations and distractions to explore after you've finished your glass.

Bucket List Bars is the definitive guide to the historic saloons, pubs, and dives of America.

Featuring the historic bars of:
Atlantic City
El Paso
Las Vegas
Los Angeles
Minneapolis-Saint Paul
Newport and Providence
New Orleans
New York City
San Antonio
San Diego
San Francisco
Washington, D.C.

Author: Clint Lanier, Derek Hembree
Publisher: Ao Media LLC
Published: 11/01/2018
Pages: 300
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.66lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.63d
ISBN: 9780692182741

About the Author
Lanier, Clint: - Fascinated by the hidden history of bars, Clint Lanier has traveled the world to find out-of-the-way watering holes with great stories to tell. From the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta, to the cantinas of Mexico, he's always on the lookout for the next saloon, tavern, or dive that brings a neighborhood or a whole city together. When not on the road, he is writes about booze and teaches at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.Hembree, Derek: - As a military brat, Derek Hembree began traveling and exploring the world at a very young age. A bartender during his college years and an adventurer at heart, he is intrigued by historic bars, their stories, the art of mixology, and sharing it all with the world. Along with traveling and bars, Derek is passionate about finding the perfect wave, the freshest powder, and exploring the world on two wheels.

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