A Healthy Pour

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It's Spirits Month! Get in on all the booze-filled fun.

We're in the business of knocking back a few in the name of "work." (It's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it.) Always on the lookout for new drinking buddies, we rounded up some of our favorite boozehounds to follow on Instagram.

At the expense of your liver, get a visual buzz from our picks, ranging from famed cocktail bars (Employees Only, Maison Premiere) to experienced mixologists (Jim Meehan, Bobby Heugel). Time to pour it up.

  • Bobby Heugel

    Bobby Heugel
    This James Beard Award nominee has a hand in Houston's top drinking and dining destinations (Underbelly, Anvil, The Hay Merchant), travels often (currently in New Orleans, recently in NYC), and his account doubles as a bucket list of top cocktail destinations.

  • Employees Only

    Employees Only
    The famed NYC speakeasy isn't always easy to get into, and its feed is indicative of why. Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the country's premier cocktail destinations with plenty of mouthwatering drinks and good eats.

  • Evan McConnell

    Evan McConnell
    Kansas City, Missouri, knows how to party, and you can thank McConnell, bartender at The Belfry Lounge, for his hand in that. He's shaking bright, unique cocktails that'll have you reconsidering your blue-drink ban.

  • Jim Meehan

    Jim Meehan
    No list of known cocktail experts is complete without our drinks editor, Jim Meehan. The James Beard Award-winning mixologist and author just made the move from NYC to Portland, and we can't wait to see what he's sipping out west. Follow for innovative cocktails, one adorable daughter and solid scenery.

  • Leo Robitschek

    Leo Robitschek
    If you enjoy selfies, booze and travel, then Leo Robitschek is your guy. Plus, his resume isn't too shabby: Robitschek is the bar manager of NYC's Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad Hotel, and it looks like he's doing a great job of having the most fun.

  • Maison Premiere

    Maison Premiere
    This celebrity-filled Brooklyn bar and restaurant counts Jay Z, Beyoncé and Usher among its clientele, and it's easy to see why. The seafood and Absinthe destination has an impressive cocktail list that changes each season, and the fall menu just launched. Expect fancy drinks made with esoteric spirits and glorious towers of seafood.

  • Marvel Bar

    Marvel Bar
    If you're ever in Minneapolis and looking to share some cocktails, head here. It's run by fun-loving hipsters who are down with Cheetos, distilleries and good strong drinks. See you there.

  • Pouring Ribbons

    Pouring Ribbons
    This bar in NYC's East Village has already figured out how to serve fall in a glass. Check its feed out for envy-inducing drinks that'll make you glad it's always five o'clock somewhere, for better or worse.

  • Punch Drink

    Punch Drink
    Anyone who posts pictures of Aperol spritz jello shots in the morning has our undivided attention. The online mag devoted to cocktails, spirits and wine shares lovely, bright shots featuring a wide array of cocktails, from the classic gin and tonic to a swizzle with smoking cinnamon sticks.

  • Stir and Strain

    Stir and Strain
    When innovative drinks meet skilled photography, everyone wins. Check out beautifully composed images of classic drinks and seasonal specialties, all made and tested at the home of Stir and Strain's founder. One spiced persimmon hot toddy, please.

  • Trick Dog

    Trick Dog
    Get a look at how the Bay Area imbibes. This San Francisco bar posts its signature cocktails and fantastic dishes in equal capacity, making you hungry and thirsty enough to knock off work early.

  • Tristan Willey

    Tristan Willey
    The former bar manager at Momofuku's Booker and Dax is shaking it up. We dig his moody feed filled with the cool things cool people do (judging an Old Fashioned competition at The Nomad Bar, for instance) and a glimpse into what it's like to drink well in NYC.

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