This year, we'd like to talk about values, about the qualities we appreciate most in the places where we drink. The normal designations — "sports bar," "dive," "cocktail lounge," etc. — they don't speak to our ideals and our standards. Our hopes. So we collaborated with our friends — most notably Esquire drinks guy David Wondrich — to come up with a new taxonomy of bars. The point is, if you find yourself in a bar that doesn't fit into any of the five categories investigated, you might want to find a different place to drink.

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Premiere Date: Dec/05/2013

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