Wicked Cool Boston Rooftop Bars for a Wicked Hot Summer


Featured Story June 28, 2017 No Comments.

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Temperatures are finally starting to hit 80 degrees. The humidity is setting into the city. It’s been officially summer for a whole week now.

Us Bostonians are never happy. It’s too cold. It’s too hot. But let’s be real- I think we all would choose the humidity over the freezing snow. I don’t know about you, but I’m wicked pumped to finally hang at all of my favorite Boston rooftop bars and drank some dranks with my buds!

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The only lights that aren’t going to give you a sunburn is the light at the end of the tunnel of a long work day and the one lighting the sign to your favorite bar. The oasis awaits. Patios and rooftop bars are finally open and it’s time to get some R&R with your pals in the sunshine. Here are a few place in our beloved city of Boston where you can crack open a few brews while beating the summah’ heat.

Rooftop @ Revere
Located in the Revere Hotel, this rooftop pool and bar will answer all your summer prayers.
Recommended Drinks:
– The Hamma Slammah: Hammer & Sickle Vodka, Red Bull, cucumber, simple syrup and Sriracha
– Lady on Charles: Don Julio, grapefruit, Lillet Blanc, and agave nectar

tmg-article_tall;jpeg_quality=20The Colonnade Hotel Rooftop Pool
Be transported to the tropics without ever leaving Back Bay.
Recommended Drinks:
– Jalapeno Margarita: Tanteo Jalapeno infused Tequila, Lime
– Cucumber Rosemary: Effen Cucumber Vodka, fresh rosemary, lime and cucumber water

Lookout
Located in the Envoy Hotel, you’ll find sweeping city skyline views of Boston and the harbor.
Recommended Drinks:
– Lookout Gives You Wings: Stoli Orange, Frutations Cranberry syrup, Redbull Orange
– City Side Sangria: Rosé, Crème de Peche Liqueur, strawberries, oranges, apples, and a splash of Ginger Ale

The Baseball Tavern
A baseball throw away from Fenway- literally. Overlooking the beloved ballpark, it’s the perfect casual place pregame the Sox game.
Recommended Drinks:
– Any beer brewed in MA
– A classic Bud Light

Legal Harborside
The Promenade Deck is open all four seasons thanks to its retractable glass roof and movable walls.
Recommended Drinks:
– A pitcher of their famous seasonal punch
– Any of the 27 wines they offer

Daedalus
A fully stocked rooftop bar makes this the perfect setting for a weekend brunch.
Recommended Drinks:
– Coconut Mai Tai: Malibu Rum, pineapple juice, splash of Grenadine, drizzled with dark rum
– On The Bloom: Absolut, Kahlua, Cocoa Cola on the rocks topped with Irish Stout

pier6-0062Felipe’s Taqueria
Is there anything better than a roof fiesta? Nope.
Recommended Drinks:
– Spiked Agua Fresca: Your choice of alcohol, limonada, horcacta, jamaica
– Classic Marg

Market
This rooftop bar is secretly nuzzled between office buildings. Plus Wednesdays from 9pm to midnight are $3 drafts, $5 wines, $6 drinks, and half-price apps.
Recommended Drinks:
– Boston Tea Part: Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka, Absolut Wild Tea Vodka, fresh lemonade, garnished with fresh lemon
– Market Punch: Bacardi Rum, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Whiskey, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, Chambord, pinapple juice, Deep Eddy Grapefruit Vodka, ginger ale and a splash of grenadine

Risorante Fiore
Delicious North End Italian cuisine and rooftop views make this a restaurant a favorite for all.
Recommended Drinks:
– Any wine from their insanely huge wine list
– Any of their savory Grappas

Coppersmith
This rooftop bar is the ultimate place to hang and drink with friends.
Recommend Drinks:
– Spicy Cadillac Margarita: Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila, Grand Mariner, lime, simple syrup and a spicy salted rim
– Sweet Tease: Deep Eddy’s Sweet Tea Vodka, Peach Liqueur, lemon, ginger, simple syrup and soda water

Pier 6
You can’t go wrong with a sweeping view of the Boston waterfront.
Recommended Drinks:
– Pier 6 Painkiller: The Real McCoy 3 Year Rum, orange juice, pinapple juice, creme de coconut and fresh nutmeg
– Captain’s Mistress: Avion Blanco Tequila, Aperol, grapefruit juice, rhubarb bitters and cava

CoppersmithAirdeck.0.0The Sinclair
Nationally renowned musicians play almost every night- it’s never a dull night.
Recommended Drinks:
– Floating to No Where: Four Roses bourbon, pear, cinnamon, lemon, cava
– Renegade Ambassador: Bulleit Bourbon, pomegranate, orange, lemon, Angostura & Reagan’s orange

Top of the Hub
Climbing 52 floor above Back Bay, Boston’s best skyline views deliver a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience.
Recommended Drinks:
– The “Hub” Cosmopolitan: Stoli Ohranj Vodka, Clément Créole Shrub, cranberry, lime
– The Boston Bee: Sweet Tea vodka, lemon juice, agave nectar, ginger beer

The Lawn on D
The only bar that’s on the ground that made it onto our list. And for good reasons.
Recommended Drinks:
– Seaport Mule: Vodka, ginger beer, and lime
– Southie-rita: Tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime, agave and grapefruit juice.

Pick a day, a warm day, and check out these awesome outdoor bars. We promise you won’t regret it!

 

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