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For signature drinks at The St. Regis Atlanta, head to The St. Regis Bar, the hotel’s cozy and classic watering hole. Inside you’ll find dark wood furnishings and leather-bound chairs that underscore the St. Regis’ affinity for tradition. Behind the bar, you’ll find a phoenix rising mural that was specially commissioned for The St. Regis. In every city, The St. Regis bar has a mural specific to the hometown — most notably the mural in New York’s Old King Cole bar, which supposedly contains a riddle.
The bar menu at this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel contains plenty of libations for the discerning palate. The West Paces Mary comes highly recommended — it’s The St. Regis Atlanta’s take on the classic St. Regis Bloody Mary, which was invented in 1934 and named after the road in Atlanta where the hotel is located. The original recipe gets a kick with the addition of some spices and Southern tomolives (pickled green tomatoes).
Not a Bloody Mary fan? There are other options to choose from, including the Midnight Manhattan, made with bourbon, Grand Marnier, cranberry juice and sour mix. This libation gets its distinction from the bourbon, which is aged six to eight years and made exclusively for The St. Regis by Woodford Reserve distillery. Bourbon lovers can also try the pricey $100 Centennial made with 1912 Madeira Verdelho Reserva (chosen for the year St. Regis’ founder, John Jacob Astor IV, died), Krug rosé champagne, Breckenridge Distillery bourbon and Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur.
And you can toast Astor’s legacy with The Iceberg (so named because Astor died aboard the Titanic). The drink is a sweet-and-tart blend of Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka, simple syrup, sour mix and fresh lemon.