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These Are the World's 50 Best Bars, According to 'Drinks International'

Fourteen of them are in the U.S.

Artesian, Drinks International's top-rated bar.
Artesian, Drinks International's top-rated bar.
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Here's the just-released annual list of the World's 50 Best Bars, as decided by industry news magazine Drinks International.

For the fourth year in a row, London's Artesian nabbed the top spot. Located at the swanky Langham hotel in the West End, Artesian is run by Alex Kratena and Simone Caporale and serves a different themed menu each year; 2015's theme is "Surrealism."

America's ongoing craft cocktail boom is well represented, with 14 bars on the list — more than any other country. Eight of them are in New York: They include Dead Rabbit at No. 2, Employees Only at No. 4, and, further down the list, Attaboy (11), Maison Premiere (23), Elephant Bar (24), Nomad Bar (36), PDT (37), and Mace (38). San Francisco has three bars on the list: tiki bar Smuggler's Cove (31), Trick Dog (40), and Tommy's (47). The other American cities represented are Miami, with The Broken Shaker (14), Seattle, with Canon (15), and Chicago, with Aviary (29).

Behold, the full ranked list:

1) Artesian, London
2) The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, New York
3) Nightjar, London
4) Employees Only, New York
5) American Bar, London
6) The Baxter Inn, Sydney
7) 28 Hongkong Street, Singapore
8) Happiness Forgets, London
9) Connaught Bar, London
10) Black Pearl, Melbourne
11) Attaboy, New York
12) Candelaria, Paris
13) High Five, Tokyo
14) The Broken Shaker, Miami
15) Canon, Seattle
16) Buck & Breck, Berlin
17) Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv
18) Lobster Bar, Hong Kong
19) Le Lion Bar de Paris, Hamburg
20) Licoreria Limantour, Mexico City
21) The Jerry Thomas Project, Rome
22) The Clumsies, Athens
23) Maison Premiere, New York
24) Elephant Bar, New York
25) The Everleigh, Melbourne
26) White Lyan, London
27) Beaufort Bar, London
28) Bulletin Place, Sydney
29) Aviary, Chicago
30) Tales & Spirits, Amsterdam
31) Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco
32) Delicatessen, Moscow
33) Door 74, Amsterdam
34) Ruby, Copenhagen
35) Manhattan, Singapore
36) Nomad Bar, New York
37) PDT, New York
38) Mace, New York
39) Quinary, Hong Kong
40) Trick Dog, San Francisco
41) 69 Colebrooke Row, London
42) Dry Martini, Barcelona
43) Schumann's, Munich
44) Zuma Dubai, Dubai
45) La Factoria, Old San Juan
46 Nottingham Forest, Milan
47) Tommy's, San Francisco
48) Lost & Found, Cyprus
49) Little Red Door, Paris
50) Dandelyan, London

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