The Alembic

San Francisco
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Mon4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tues4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wed4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thu4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Fri4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Sat2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Sun2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Alembic is known for its encyclopedic menu of spirits and handcrafted cocktails. The whiskey selection in particular reads like a written history of brown spirits, featuring American bourbon, whiskey, and rye alongside single-malt and vatted Scotch whiskey. The draft beer list is a nod to those with an appreciation for local craft brews and the food menu is filled with atypical bar snacks like pickled quail eggs and jerk-spiced duck hearts. As for the space, it's a trendy, rustic, dimly lit affair.