Bartender's Answer: What’s the Best New Bourbon That’s Earned a Spot On Your Bar? (2024)

11 bartenders tell what new bourbons have found a home at their watering holes. Some are new to market and some are new to the bartenders themselves.

What bourbons make the cut?
Sara Pinsonault
What bourbons make the cut?

The bourbon world is constantly evolving, offering new delights from both young distilleries and established brands. While this brings excitement, it can also be overwhelming for enthusiasts. To simplify the process, VinePair turned to 11 bartenders who shared their favorite new bourbons gracing their bars, offering a diverse selection of both recently released and undiscovered gems.