Foxtrot Bar Blog

The Importance of Mixology (It’s all about The Taste)

You wrote the emails, you made the calls. Now it's time to unwind, meet some friends, and head out for some tasty beverages! Atlanta is buzzing with bars these days, but Midtown offers a unique and vibrant cocktail scene that deserves exploring. Treat yourself! Don't waste your time on boring bottled mixes or standard beer selections. After all, when you're looking for great food you find a great chef. When you're looking for great drinks, you find a great mixologist. What Is Mixology? In the food world, there are cooks and there are chefs. In the beverage world, there are bartenders and there are mixologists. Like master cocktail chefs, mixologists develop amazing concoctions from unique or unusual ingredients to present reimagined flavors and experiences. Going beyond bartending, mixology is a craft, and those who practice it take enormous pride in delivering beautiful, thoughtful drinks that are anything but boring. Often [...]

Miami Vice

We're going 80's baby! Join us for one night only during Miami Vice Night with our neighbors at Tiki Tango in the decked out Tango Room with Bacardi Rum. Channel those 80’s vibes with your best 80's club attire and earn Bacardi giveaways! Themed Cocktails by Tiki Tango DJ 80's Attire Party Starts at 10 PM    

Atlanta’s Best Kept Secret

Atlanta's Best Bar Think you know all the best restaurants and bars in Atlanta? Hate to say it, but if Foxtrot Liquor Bar isn't on your list, your info needs an update. Foxtrot tops the list of Atlanta's best-kept secrets. Located in midtown on 13th Street, Foxtrot is city enough to be refined but down-to-earth enough to be unpretentious. Where? Number 45 Thirteenth Street, just around the corner from the Four Seasons. Foxtrot Liquor Bar is the perfect spot for an after-work hangout, a date, or meeting up with friends, and its easily accessible location makes it a no-brainer. Stop in for a craft beer or a cocktail, relax, and stay awhile. Who? You. And anyone you'd like to drag along. Foxtrot is an upscale cocktail bar without the uppity, so come dressed for a date or in your work attire and prepare to feel welcomed. We're the sophisticated but [...]

Do You Prefer Shaken vs Stirred

Shaken or Stirred? That is the Question If you have ever watched a James Bond movie, you probably know that he wants his martini shaken, not stirred. But just because he wants it that way does not mean that you have to choose that way. So which way is better and which do you prefer? Why You Should Want Some Drinks Stirred If you have a drink that is made of all spirits, like a martini, you want it stirred. A spirit is any unsweetened distilled alcoholic beverage and examples of this would be vodka, whiskey, brandy, tequila, and gin. The reason you do not need to shake them is because spirits are mostly all equal in density which means that if you want to properly combine them, all you have to do is stir them together. There is no need to have it shaken to get everything mixed well [...]

Scare If You Dare: You Won’t Want to Miss the Halloween Party at Foxtrot Bar!

Atlanta's Biggest Halloween Party Getting together with friends at Halloween is something that people look forward to all year. The anticipation of what type of costume you'll wear, perhaps coordinating your costumes with the group and where you can find the best time during the Halloween season occupy conversation for much of the early fall. Great news! At Foxtrot Liquor Bar and Lava Lounge, we're hosting a Nightmare on 13th Street Halloween party that you will not want to miss! Join us on Saturday, October 27 at 45 & 57 13th Street in Midtown Atlanta. We'll be partying hard from 9 pm to 3 am. Games Galore Get ready to get busy with a variety of different games, including Bones in a Haystack, Pumpkin Bowling and more in our famous Purgatory Playground. While you're playing, enjoy cocktail and shot specials all night and into the wee morning hours, too. You [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Best Craft Cocktails!

Are you ready to try your hand at making the best craft cocktails? This process is fun, creative, interesting and is sure to impress your friends and family. So let's get started as we walk through all the ins and outs of creating delectable craft cocktails. What's a Craft Cocktail? In case you didn't know yet, a craft cocktail is a specialty beverage made with the height of passion and uniqueness. It's quite similar to the foodie and artisan mindset of using a high level of care in terms of selecting ingredients and preparing them. So a craft cocktail includes custom and handmade aspects, such as specific ingredients, ice cubes and ways of mixing. The end result is a one-of-a-kind beverage that looks and tastes unbelievably inviting. Have All of Your Equipment on Hand To create the best craft cocktails, you will need not just your beverage ingredients [...]