Gloomy weather often calls for a drink or two. And whilst Seattle’s greatest love might be coffee, that’s not to say the locals aren’t getting creative when it comes to their speakeasies, brew taps and neighbourhood bars. From killer cocktails in subterranean prohibition-era bars to the latest in the city’s exploding craft beer culture, there's a tipple for every taste here. And in the spirit of all things Seattle, the name of the game is independent, community spirited and neighbourhood centric bars. If you’re ready to swap your espresso for an espresso martini, here’s our guide to some of the best bar in Seattle.