While there are many reasons to check out The Barrel Thief, the 300 different whiskeys and 175 different wines by the glass should be convincing enough. Come on a date, with your parents, or a big group, and make some progress on your Whiskey or Wine Passport. And no, that’s not just a corny term we invented - each time you return, you can check off what you’ve tried in order to work your way toward a discount on drinks there for life. You don’t even have to schlep to CVS to get your photo taken.
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