By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 03, 2015 at 12:23 PM

"Bar Month" at – brought to you by Stoli Vodka, Altos Tequila, Fireball, OR-G, Jim Beam, Plymouth Gin and 2 Gingers – is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun articles on bars and clubs – including guides, the latest trends, bar reviews, the results of our Best of Bars poll and more. Grab a designated driver and dive in!

Just like it did last year, Barnacle Bud's won the category for Best Day Drinking for obvious reasons. Located at 1955 S. Hilbert St., there are few places in the city that, on a warm, summer, weekend afternoon, beat sitting out on the edge of the river, drinking a beer and listening to the pluckings of Jimmi T.

Many say that Barnacle Bud's patio feels like Key West and, whether or not that is true, the seclusion, proximity to water and overall good vibe definitely give it an "on vacation" feel.

The editorial staff felt the readers got it right, choosing to imbibe in the daylight hours at Barnacle Bud's, as well. editors' pick: Barnacle Bud’s
2. Horny Goat

3. Leff’s Lucky Town

4. Nomad World Pub

5. Steny’s Tavern and Grill