Whether you’re looking for a place to ring in 2018, or a place to take refuge from your visiting Midwestern cousins, New York has a drinking establishment to warm your belly. And while it's not exactly hard to find a great bar in New York, it can be hard to pick just the right one. So in the spirit of giving, we’ve taken all of the guesswork (or a lot of the guesswork) out of drinking in New York. Be it famed cocktail haunts, casual dives, or kitschy wine bars, here are all of the absolute best places to drink in NYC right now. You’re welcome. Now get to drinking -- you deserve it.