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Truly LA

We know that simply writing the sentence “there’s a bar dedicated to Truly Hard Seltzer in the Arts District” is going to elicit some strong reactions. But what if we told you… it’s actually pretty fun? Located in a warehouse next door to Angel City Brewery, Truly LA has a big backyard-like space with a bunch of patio seating, a couple of firepits, and occasional live music. You can of course order cans of Truly, but there are also special flavors of hard seltzer on tap (spoiler: they look just like regular seltzer) as well as cocktails that use something called “Truly Base” as a spirit. The Blue Hawaii-esque tropical cocktail is cavity-inducingly sweet and we didn’t have the guts to order the Maple Sugar Old Fashioned, but our frozen guava margarita was right on the money. In other words, you don’t need to like Truly to drink here—but it probably helps.

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