Six Places to Get Your Post-Election Drink

Monday, November 7, 2016 | 1:20 am

six-places-to-get-your-post-election-drinkNo matter what side of the political spectrum you fall on, there’s one thing we can all agree on. After November 8 you’re going to need to drink. Drown your sorrows or toast American democracy at these local bars.

Matt Denny’s
Choose from over 28 draft and tap beers like sassy Lagunitas Aunt Sally and dreamy Mother Earth Cali Creamin’ on nitro. Extra points for choosing an American-made beer. Pair these craft beers with a hearty snack like Smoked Halibut Bites for an enjoyable evening.

Matt Denny’s Ale House is located at 145 East Huntington Drive, Arcadia, convenient to the Metro Gold Line Station. Vsit their website or call (626) 462-0250.

The Blind Donkey
If whiskey is your drink of choice then there’s no better place to go than this eclectic spirits bar. Grab a flight of whiskeys or order a Mule – made with Reyka vodka/Old Forrester vodka or Tullamore Dew plus Giffard’s ginger, Bundaberg ginger beer and lime.

The Blind Donkey is located at 53 East Union Street, Pasadena. Call (626) 792-1833 or visit for more information.

Edwin Mills
Stop by this hidden bar for a unique cocktail like the aptly-named Up The Creek cocktail which combines Knob Creek Bourbon, honey, simple syrup and fresh lime juice or the Mango Tango made with Absolut Mandrin Vodka, mango, mint and simple syrup.

Edwin Mills is located at 22 Mills Place, Pasadena. Call (626) 564-8656 or visit for more information.

El Portal
Grab a seat on the patio and enjoy an impressive selection of tequilas. Choose from over 50 bottles of tequila they have – blanco, reposado and añejo – and can make any into your dream margarita.

El Portal is located at 695 East Green Street. Call (626) 795-8553 or visit for more information.

White Horse Lounge
Visit White Horse for a selection of classy cocktails that may fit your post-election mood perfectly. Try The Smartass which combines Tullamore Dew with a house-made Guinness Reduction, lemon juice, honey and spanked mint or toast with Jack Daniels Single Barrel: White Horse Edition.

White Horse is located at 41 S De Lacey Ave, Pasadena. Call (626) 583-9013 or visit for more information.

Magnolia House
Drink up at this cozy indoor-outdoor bar and restaurant. Order a a Modern Times City of the Dead stout or sip on The American Dream – house-infused strawberry bourbon, lemon, sugar and mint on the rocks – with or without irony.

Magnolia House is located at 492 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena. Call (626) 584-1121 or visit for more details.



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