Best Cocktail Stops in Southwest Illinois

Creative, classic, shaken, infused or stirred - a great cocktail hits different when it's made by the right hands. Whether you're seeking the warm simplicity of the old fashioned, a roaring '20's martini or margaritas with the girls, southwest Illinois bartenders bring more to the pour.

Mississippi Culture Oak Fermented Ales
Brick + Bramble, Edwardsville
The Speakeasy Parlor, Maryville
Agavero Grill & Cantina, Collinsville

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Kayla Howland

Kayla Howland is a local writer and artist who lives in Alton, IL with her Cairn Terrier, Ripley. She enjoys fiction and non-fiction writing, graphic design, painting, drawing and photography. Kayla is a graduate of Southwestern High School and Lewis & Clark Community College. She has worked doing freelance graphic design, photography and commissioned paintings since 2012.