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Exclusivity never tasted so good, d where a ten-person, standingroom-only bar can command cocktails at $20 and up, mixing recipes from yesteryear. 20 Presgrave Pl, Melbourne 3000. 03 9428 0055. www.baramericano.com. Daily 5pm-1am.
A cocktail bar known for its polished and experienced staff, the Everleigh specialises in offering you a night of olde-worlde drinking: low lit and high class. lvl 1, 150-156 Gertrude St, Fitzroy 3065. 03 9416 2229. www. theeverleigh.com. Daily 5pm-1am.
Everything about Romeo Lane is beautiful and poised, from the service and cocktails to the food and the aesthetic. 1a Crossley St, Melbourne 3000. 03 9639 8095. romeolane.com.au. Mon-wed 3pm-midnight; Thu-sat 3pm-1am.
WHISKY AND ALEMENT
Whisky and Alement have been paving Melbourne nights with precious amber distillations since 2010 . 270 Russell St, Melbourne 3000. 03 9654 1284. www. whiskyandale.com.au. Sun, Mon 4-11pm; Tue-sat 4pm-1am.