More than a decade ago, in this very space, the Indy proclaimed Al’s & Vic’s a place where “jiggers are for sissies.” For years before, and every year since, the esteemed downtown watering hole has continued to prove it. Not by consistently winning Best of Missoula—though they’ve done that too—but by welcoming all patrons with a friendly nod and a generous splash of whatever they’re craving. Al’s & Vic’s

119 W. Alder St •

728-4804 •

Finalists, Best Bar for a Stiff Pour

2. Charlie B’s

428 N. Higgins Ave •


3. The Rhinoceros

158 Ryman St •

721-6061 •

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