Hard Water has an all inclusive mentality. Knowledgeable staff comes to the aid of novices out to try something new, while world renowned whiskey brands such as Parker’s Heritage and Willett Family Estate single barrels excite the expertise of more authoritative tastes. They’ve even started purchasing private barrels to give Hard Water patrons an air of exclusivity in a newly burgeoning market. In a city like San Francisco, where the food is bar none and the clientele sophisticated, one thing is for certain: Hard Water has a whiskey suited to complement any situation.
For readers not in the San Francisco area who would like to become a bit more versed in the ways of whiskey, here are our top 5 favorites (as sampled at Hard Water) worth adding to your collection.
5. Michter's American Whiskey
4. Journeyman Last Feather Rye
3. Westland Sherry Wood Single Malt
2. Low Gap Blended Whiskey
1. McKenzie Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey