Pumpkin may be king in the Fall but it’s not just for coffee, there are plenty of cocktails that are embodying all the flavors of the season. When the weather begins to get chilly, there is nothing better than a nice cocktail to warm you up. The summer cocktails with tequila and gin begin to shift away while whiskey, scotch and bourbon get ready to take off. Here are the best cocktail bars in Philly to grab a fall cocktail.
Best cocktail bars in Philly to sip on fall cocktails
Isolation & Psychic Distortion at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company
The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company was a front for America’s largest alcohol running ring during prohibition. Opened for operation in the late 1920s by the legendary Philly gangster Max “Boo Boo” Hoff, and then it was taken over by Al Capone. One of the most authentic cocktail bars in Philly this place knows how to make cocktails, and solation & Psychic Distortion made with Rye, Benedictine, Birch, Don’s Spices, Club Soda, Lemon and Fee’s Bitters is perfect for the fall.
112 South 18th St., Philadelphia, thefranklinbar.com
Bullseye at Charlie Was a Sinner
Charlie Was a Sinner is a great place to go especially for Vegans, everything there is, and the dark, sexy atmosphere makes it a great place to be for the cold weather. The Bullseye made with farro infused Jim beam black, meletti amaro, absinthe is the perfect concoction for the season.
131 S 13 St., Philadelphia, charliewasasinner.com
Cocktail du Jour: Matterhorn at The Good King Tavern
A slice of France right in Philly, this quaint eatery has all of the tastes of a French bistro coupled with American twists. The elevated pub fare pairs perfectly with their hand-crafted cocktails. The Cocktail du Jour is only three ingredients: Scotch, Genepy, Sweet Vermouth but the taste is out of this world.
614 S. 7 St., Philadelphia, thegoodkingtavern.com
Gonna Go Get The Papers, Get The Papers at Southwark
This spot in Queens village has some of the most exciting cocktails you can think of. Plenty of unique and delicious options make this spot one of the best-kept secrets in the city of Brotherly Love. Gonna Go Get The Papers, Get The Papers is made up of Copper & Kings Apple Brandy, Charred Peach, Lime, Cynar, Salers and it will take your taste buds on an adventure.
701 S 4 St., Philadelphia, southwarkrestaurant.com
Temptress at Sassafrassbar
Delicious food, live Jazz and fantastic scotch/whiskey selections are what make up this quaint cocktail bar. The atmosphere is almost as delightful as the drinks, and the Temptress takes the cake for a fall cocktail with its exotic ingredients BYRRH Grand QuinQuina, Aperitif, Blume Marillen Apricot, Brandy and a Lemon Twist.
48 S 2 St., Philadelphia, sassafrasbar.com