Stockton

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32 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong, China

Duck into an unassuming dark hallway and ascend a set of nondescript stairs to find Stockton, a spacious lair decorated with leather sofas and plush, tufted chairs, which flank a long wooden bar. Decorated with hunting trophies and oriental rugs, the space conveys a gentleman’s club feel, with a whiskey-focused spirits list rounding out the theme. But beyond brown booze, barman Suraj Gurung has earned a name for his complicated cocktails incorporating inspired flavor mashups such as Cousin Neolith, which blends roasted fig syrup, juniper fig leaf tincture, rum, whisky, oloroso sherry, avocado liqueur, cinnamon bark syrup, and lime.