The 15 Best Whiskey Bars in Atlanta: To enter this downtown bar and cigar lounge, there’s a secret password to be entered via telephone found in, what else, a red phone booth. Once in, the bar offers over 180 whiskeys, scotches, and Japanese selections. Try the rye and cognac-based sazerac here or the Manhattan. There are over 100 different types of cigars, too. The trick to getting in? Ask a hotel concierge or bartenders at nearby bars.