30 Nov Your Guide To Cocktails In Downtown Las Vegas – Winter 2018
There are few greater joys in life than a really, really great cocktail, especially downtown. Starting now, we’ll be putting together a seasonal guide featuring the best new cocktails from your favorite downtown haunts, because as connoisseurs ourselves, keeping track of the rotating selections of utter deliciousness can be quite daunting. We hope you enjoy this guide and wet your whistles on these winter-worthy creations while you can.
Oak & Ivy – The Wicked Shiver
Johnnie Walker White Walker, Elizabeth allspice dram, lemon juice, brown sugar syrup, carbonated Chamomile tea. Whip shake with cubed ice, serve in a double rocks glass, garnish with half an apple slice.
Winter is coming with this Game of Thrones inspired whiskey cocktail. Nothing says Christmas like the threat of a White Walker invasion (or the impending final season of the world’s favorite show).
Runner-up: When The Curtains Fall
Corduroy – Habanero Pickle Back
Habanero infused pickle juice, shot of choice.
You must be asking, “How is this a winter cocktail again?” It’s got liquor, spice and everything nice. It’ll also keep you warm at night.
Carson Kitchen – Town’s End
Slow & Low Rock & Rye Whiskey, Fernet Vittone, Amaro del Sol, Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6 & Angostura Aromatic Bitters. Garnish with an expressed orange peel.
Carson’s signature take on a Manhattan is ideal for a cold night next to a warm fire, we suggest pairing it with a velvet robe for peak sophistication.
Park on Fremont – Irish Honey
Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey, Fresh Lemon, Honey, Brandied Cherry
Park’s version of a Hot Toddy. Believe it or not you can drink these when you AREN’T sick.
Jammyland – Pumpkin Colada
Rittenhouse Bonded Rye Whiskey, Plantation Overproof Dark, Organic Pumpkin & Pumpkin Butter, Coconut Cream, Nutmeg
Every self-proclaimed #Basic knows the pumpkin owns fall and winter flavors. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin cereal. Add this tasty concoction to your list to truly consider yourself a connoisseur.
Runner-up: The Golden Misfit because #GoKnightsGo
Therapy – Fall Into The Glass
Bourbon, Apple Brandy, Cointreau, Apple Cider, Pure Maple Syrup, Cinnamon, Orange Twist
Few things make us more warm and fuzzy inside during the holidays than apple cider and cinnamon. You just had a specific memory pop up in your head didn’t you? You’re welcome for the dose of nostalgia.
Runner-up: Chocolate Old Fashioned
Kitchen at Atomic – The Gunslinger
High West American Prairie Bourbon, Averna, Yellow Chartreuse, Cinzano 1757 sweet vermouth, Intense Giner Liqueur
Nothing says winter in the west like bourbon and late nights at Atomic.
Drink and be merry!