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The Cloister’s River Bar offers a few tasty signature drinks well worth trying during your stay at this Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. Of course, this being Georgia, all of them offer creative twists on classic Southern cocktails. River Bar’s mint julep, a traditionally sweet drink forever tied to the Kentucky Derby, is made with Woodford reserve bourbon, fresh mint, crushed ice and a bit of sugar. The Front Porch Iced Tea is a potent mixture of sweet tea and vodka, while our favorite signature cocktail at River Bar is the Plantation Punch, a popular Southern sipper with roots dating all the way back to the 17th century. This version combines dark rum, orange and pineapple juices, amaretto liqueur, grenadine and crushed ice.