Get lit while enjoying some of Las Vegas' hottest refreshments
By Melissa Gill
After a long week at work, unwind as you sip on cocktails specially created by Las Vegas’ talented mixologists. If you enjoy an extraordinary cocktail presentation bound to turn heads or a campfire-inspired whiskey to keep warm, check out these fiery creations. There’s something smokin’ on this list for everyone.
Smoked Strawberry Margarita
Inside The Cromwell, between the front desk and retail shop, you’ll discover Bound—a sophisticated bar glowing gold. With a wide variety of delicious sprits, they offer the most tempting mixed drinks, including the Smoked Strawberry Margarita. A refreshing sip, this cocktail is a mix of Don Julio Tequila, lemon juice, Anaheim chili powder, fresh strawberries and Thai chili peppers. While enjoying your margarita, order tasty bites by texting EATWELL to 227466 and they’ll be delivered right to your table. Stay where you are with your friends, and don’t worry about feeling any FOMO.
If you prefer a strong drink with a wow factor, look no further than Jean-Georges Steakhouse’s Smoked Whiskey served at Aria. Pair this drink with a A5 Kobe steak and it’ll make your mouth water for more. As one of the world’s most renowned chefs, Jean-Georges superb dishes and elegant cocktails won’t disappoint. After you’ve finished drinking your smoky whiskey, be sure to sneak a peek at their famous Million Dollar Wine Wall.
When you mix High West Campfire Whiskey, Laphroaig Islay Scotch whisky, coffee-bean infused wine and vanilla, you get the sweet warm cocktail, the Rolling Smoke. Served at the Montecristo Cigar Bar, tucked away inside of Caesars Palace, they’ll even pair your libation with a smooth and rich cigar if you’d like. Join the Montecristo Social Club, and you’ll get 10 percent off beverages all the time, early access and special membership pricing on monthly cigar and spirit events.
Mixing smoky and citrus flavors, Burning History is a clever cocktail served at Zuma in The Cosmopolitan. This award-winning Japanese restaurant’s ambiance exudes zen with its unique wall of natural stone and informal izakaya dining style. Made with Yuzu, a hint of sweetness in the frothy egg whites and smoked wood fire, savor all the high notes of this harmonious marriage of flavors while drinking Burning History.