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Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
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Where to Drink Whiskey in Las Vegas

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Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
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Smoky, sophisticated, and smooth — there’s nothing quite like whiskey. Whether it’s scotch, bourbon, or rye, whiskey (or “whisky” as it’s spelled when it’s made in Japan, Canada, or Scotland), is an essential part of cocktail culture, and therefore an essential part of Las Vegas culture. The evening may call for whiskey neat, on the rocks, or as the backbone of a mixed drink, but no matter how it’s ordered, here’s where to order it in Vegas.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Underground at The Mob Museum

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300 Stewart Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 229-2734
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For those who prefer their whiskey with a side of jazz, The Underground at The Mob Museum is the only answer. The speakeasy, located in the basement of the Mob Museum, is a password-only homage to the Prohibition era. Drinkers will can enjoy whiskey cocktails such as the Rattlesnake (rye, lemon, sugar, egg white, and absinthe) and the Blinker (rye, grapefruit, raspberry, and lavender) along with timeless recipes.

The bar at The Underground at The Mob Museum
The bar at The Underground at The Mob Museum
Chris Wessling

2. Oak & Ivy

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707 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 553-2549
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Tucked inside the Downtown Container Park, this whiskey-focused bar features a rotating menu of seasonal cocktails along with a slew of mainstay classics. The menu at Oak & Ivy includes barrel-aged cocktails and whiskey versions that can be enjoyed in an upscale yet approachable setting that creates a great start to any night.

Oak & Ivy
Oak & Ivy
Amelinda B Lee

3. Herbs & Rye

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3713 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 982-8036
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Herbs & Rye just might be the ultimate hidden gem if it weren’t for the fact that it’s hiding in plain sight. Located just minutes from the Strip on Sahara Avenue, Herbs & Rye packs a lot of sophistication into one building. The cocktail list will be equally impressive to whiskey lovers, who will find cocktails organized by era. From the Prohibition era, Remember the Maine features rye and absinthe and the Gothic Age includes the Frisco, made with rye and benedictine.

Herbs & Rye
Herbs & Rye
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4. Delmonico Steakhouse

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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-3737
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Chef Emeril Lagasse’s steakhouse at the Venetian is always an excellent choice. Prefacing a steak dinner with a whiskey cocktail is an even better decision. Choices include the Cat’s Sazerac Twist made with Dad’s Hat rye whiskey, pomegranate and absinthe and He’s Peeled, made with Jameson Black Barrel and espresso. For those who prefer whiskey on its own, there’s an extensive collection, one of the biggest books in town. Note: Delmonico is closed for renovations until late December 2019.

Bright restaurant interior with white carpet
Delmonico Steakhouse
Delmonico Steakhouse [Official Site]

5. The Dorsey

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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd #200 3355
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1945
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Located inside the Venetian, The Dorsey is a stylish bar that features an extensive list of cocktails created by award-winning bartender Sam Ross. Whiskey cocktails include the Penicillin, made with scotch and lemon, and the Paper Plane for 2 made with bourbon and aperol.

The Dorsey
The Dorsey
Venetian [Official Site]

6. Bound

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The Cromwell, 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 777-3777
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Located inside The Cromwell, Bound’s drink list is divided into signature cocktails, classic cocktails, bartender’s favorites, and seasonal choices. The list features an Old Fashioned made with Woodford Reserve, the TJ’s Whiskey Sour made with Knob Creek bourbon and egg white, and the Frontiersman made with Bulleit rye, Drambuie, and Amaro Montenegro.

7. Scotch 80 Prime

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4321 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 942-7777
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Scotch 80 Prime at the Palms offers more than 500 whiskies, a collection valued at $3 million. Some of the rare finds include Macallan Fine & Rare 1937 single malt scotch. Diners can order themed flights with four three-quarter-ounce pours, or pick a Manhattan or Old Fashioned from the Timeless Cocktail Cart. Whiskey specialist Cody Fredrickson also has the Old Fashioned Globetrotter menu with the Elvis Has Left the Building, a nod to the King of Rock and Roll’s favorite snack, peanut butter and bananas, and the I’m Bringing Pickle Back, a playful twist on the pickle back shot made with Conor McGregor’s Proper Twelve Irish Whiskey and a house made potato-pickle syrup. The Century of Dalmore flight celebrates 100 years of The Dalmore Scotch with 25-, 35-, and 40-year flights.

Timeless Cocktail Cart at Scotch 80 Prime
Timeless Cocktail Cart at Scotch 80 Prime
Palms [Official Site]

8. The Whisky Attic

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4780 W Harmon Ave #12
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 550-4660
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For those who prefer an unforgettable whiskey experience to a simple glass of Scotch, the Whisky Attic offers whiskey tastings that start at $75. Located near the Strip, the Whisky Attic is home to the largest selection of whiskey in the United States. Selections include whiskies from America, Ireland, Japan, and Scotland.

9. Jean Georges Steakhouse

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3730 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 590-8660
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Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria takes presentation to the next level by permitting diners to choose their whiskey from a tableside cart featuring more than 25 spirits including everything from Yamazaki 12 Year to Bunnahabhain XXV 25 Year. Whiskey lovers looking for a little extra pop of flavor can have their spirit smoked at their table.

The smoked whiskey cart at Jean Georges Steakhouse
The smoked whiskey cart at Jean Georges Steakhouse
Jenn Smulo

10. Bavette's Steakhouse & Bar

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3770 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 730-6700
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Diners can pick from four variations on the Old Fashioned at Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar at the Park MGM. The Old Fashioneds are made with Hibiki — Japan’s most highly awarded blended whisky; Old Overholt — America’s oldest continually maintained brand of whiskey, as well as Hardy Cognac and Belle Meade Bourbon.

Old Fashioned at Bavette’s
Old Fashioned at Bavette’s
Bavette’s [Official Site]

11. Juniper Cocktail Lounge

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3770 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 730-7777
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The Old Fashioned receives a touch of modernization with the Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge at the Park MGM. Barrel-aged maple syrup is mixed with WhistlePig 10 Year Rye Whiskey and Angostura bitters for a sweet and smoky take on the American staple.

Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

12. Morimoto

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3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-3001
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Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto celebrates whisky at Morimoto inside the MGM Grand with a cocktail that blends his passion for opulent meats and Japanese spirits. The wagyu Manhattan marinates Iwai Japanese whisky with wagyu beef before mixing the spirit with walnut bitters.

Wagyu Manhattan at Morimoto
Wagyu Manhattan at Morimoto
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

13. Alder & Birch

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4500 W Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 365-7111
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Located at the Orleans, Alder & Birch is a classic steakhouse that serves modern libations. One bright spot on the cocktail list is the Alder & Birch Maple Manhattan, which is made with Crown Royal Whisky, maple syrup and a candied bacon strip.

Alder & Birch
Alder & Birch
Amelinda B Lee

14. Whiskey Down

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3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-1111
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Whiskey connoisseurs can swing by Whiskey Down any time day or night for popular and rare American, Canadian, Irish, and Scotch whiskies. Located inside MGM Grand, the 24-hour spot offers more than 50 varieties of whiskey and is outfitted with overstuffed leather chairs that are ideal for sitting and sipping. Those who can’t decide can opt for a flight.

Whiskey Down
Whiskey Down
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

15. Rí Rá Irish Pub

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THE SHOPPES AT MANDALAY PLACE, 3930 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7771
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Ri Ra at Mandalay Place pairs whiskey with Irish comfort food. Diners can order Irish coffee with John Powers Irish Whiskey, mules made with Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey, or select a spirit from a lengthy list of whiskies that includes Irish, Scottish, and American options.

Ri Ra
Ri Ra
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16. Franklin

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3940 Las Vegas Blvd S, Delano Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7888
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Franklin Lounge is more than just the Delano’s lobby bar; it’s an upscale haunt where patrons can order two-ounce pours of Buffalo Trace, Tullamore Dew, Glenmorangie, and more plus hand-crafted cocktails such as the Quite Frankly, made with Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select, angostura, and housemade old fashioned syrup.

Franklin
Franklin
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

17. Hazel Coffee & Cocktails

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3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7777
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Mandalay Bay’s lobby bar Hazel offers modern and classic takes on cocktails, including the Old Fashioned. The classic version features Henry McKenna 10 Year bourbon, demerara syrup, angostura bitters, and an orange peel, while the modern interpretation uses Laird’s apple brandy, Kikori Japanese whiskey, ginger syrup, and Angostura bitters, served smoked in a pipe-like glass.

The Modern Old Fashioned at Hazel
The Modern Old Fashioned at Hazel
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

18. Libertine Social

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3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7558
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Libertine Social is helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Shawn McClain and mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, whose bottled cocktails include the Bardstown Sling made with Maker’s Mark and peach puree. Other whiskey options at the Mandalay Bay restaurant include the Toki Highball made with Suntory whiskey and yuzu spritz, and poured from a Toki Highball Machine that gives it five times the carbonation of soda water, keeping this whisky-based drink chilled, smooth and continuously bubbling. The only place to find a “Toki Highball Machine”

and the Imperial made with Rittenhouse rye, demerara syrup, and seltzer.

Libertine Social
Libertine Social
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

19. Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge

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6599 S Las Vegas Blvd #150B
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 473-5415
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Double Helix has been a Town Square favorite since 2011. The expansive space offers 280 whiskey labels and is the frequent site of whiskey tastings and classes. The popular weekend brunch features The Tipsy Pig, a cocktail made with WhistlePig 10-year rye, moonshine bitters, WhistlePig maple syrup, and a slice of bacon.

Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge [Official Site]

1. The Underground at The Mob Museum

300 Stewart Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
The bar at The Underground at The Mob Museum
The bar at The Underground at The Mob Museum
Chris Wessling

For those who prefer their whiskey with a side of jazz, The Underground at The Mob Museum is the only answer. The speakeasy, located in the basement of the Mob Museum, is a password-only homage to the Prohibition era. Drinkers will can enjoy whiskey cocktails such as the Rattlesnake (rye, lemon, sugar, egg white, and absinthe) and the Blinker (rye, grapefruit, raspberry, and lavender) along with timeless recipes.

300 Stewart Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101

2. Oak & Ivy

707 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Oak & Ivy
Oak & Ivy
Amelinda B Lee

Tucked inside the Downtown Container Park, this whiskey-focused bar features a rotating menu of seasonal cocktails along with a slew of mainstay classics. The menu at Oak & Ivy includes barrel-aged cocktails and whiskey versions that can be enjoyed in an upscale yet approachable setting that creates a great start to any night.

707 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

3. Herbs & Rye

3713 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Herbs & Rye
Herbs & Rye
Herbs & Rye/Facebook

Herbs & Rye just might be the ultimate hidden gem if it weren’t for the fact that it’s hiding in plain sight. Located just minutes from the Strip on Sahara Avenue, Herbs & Rye packs a lot of sophistication into one building. The cocktail list will be equally impressive to whiskey lovers, who will find cocktails organized by era. From the Prohibition era, Remember the Maine features rye and absinthe and the Gothic Age includes the Frisco, made with rye and benedictine.

3713 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89102

4. Delmonico Steakhouse

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Bright restaurant interior with white carpet
Delmonico Steakhouse
Delmonico Steakhouse [Official Site]

Chef Emeril Lagasse’s steakhouse at the Venetian is always an excellent choice. Prefacing a steak dinner with a whiskey cocktail is an even better decision. Choices include the Cat’s Sazerac Twist made with Dad’s Hat rye whiskey, pomegranate and absinthe and He’s Peeled, made with Jameson Black Barrel and espresso. For those who prefer whiskey on its own, there’s an extensive collection, one of the biggest books in town. Note: Delmonico is closed for renovations until late December 2019.

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

5. The Dorsey

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd #200 3355, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The Dorsey
The Dorsey
Venetian [Official Site]

Located inside the Venetian, The Dorsey is a stylish bar that features an extensive list of cocktails created by award-winning bartender Sam Ross. Whiskey cocktails include the Penicillin, made with scotch and lemon, and the Paper Plane for 2 made with bourbon and aperol.

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd #200 3355
Las Vegas, NV 89109

6. Bound

The Cromwell, 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Located inside The Cromwell, Bound’s drink list is divided into signature cocktails, classic cocktails, bartender’s favorites, and seasonal choices. The list features an Old Fashioned made with Woodford Reserve, the TJ’s Whiskey Sour made with Knob Creek bourbon and egg white, and the Frontiersman made with Bulleit rye, Drambuie, and Amaro Montenegro.

The Cromwell, 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

7. Scotch 80 Prime

4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Timeless Cocktail Cart at Scotch 80 Prime
Timeless Cocktail Cart at Scotch 80 Prime
Palms [Official Site]

Scotch 80 Prime at the Palms offers more than 500 whiskies, a collection valued at $3 million. Some of the rare finds include Macallan Fine & Rare 1937 single malt scotch. Diners can order themed flights with four three-quarter-ounce pours, or pick a Manhattan or Old Fashioned from the Timeless Cocktail Cart. Whiskey specialist Cody Fredrickson also has the Old Fashioned Globetrotter menu with the Elvis Has Left the Building, a nod to the King of Rock and Roll’s favorite snack, peanut butter and bananas, and the I’m Bringing Pickle Back, a playful twist on the pickle back shot made with Conor McGregor’s Proper Twelve Irish Whiskey and a house made potato-pickle syrup. The Century of Dalmore flight celebrates 100 years of The Dalmore Scotch with 25-, 35-, and 40-year flights.

4321 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

8. The Whisky Attic

4780 W Harmon Ave #12, Las Vegas, NV 89103

For those who prefer an unforgettable whiskey experience to a simple glass of Scotch, the Whisky Attic offers whiskey tastings that start at $75. Located near the Strip, the Whisky Attic is home to the largest selection of whiskey in the United States. Selections include whiskies from America, Ireland, Japan, and Scotland.

4780 W Harmon Ave #12
Las Vegas, NV 89103

9. Jean Georges Steakhouse

3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The smoked whiskey cart at Jean Georges Steakhouse
The smoked whiskey cart at Jean Georges Steakhouse
Jenn Smulo

Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria takes presentation to the next level by permitting diners to choose their whiskey from a tableside cart featuring more than 25 spirits including everything from Yamazaki 12 Year to Bunnahabhain XXV 25 Year. Whiskey lovers looking for a little extra pop of flavor can have their spirit smoked at their table.

3730 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

10. Bavette's Steakhouse & Bar

3770 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Old Fashioned at Bavette’s
Old Fashioned at Bavette’s
Bavette’s [Official Site]

Diners can pick from four variations on the Old Fashioned at Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar at the Park MGM. The Old Fashioneds are made with Hibiki — Japan’s most highly awarded blended whisky; Old Overholt — America’s oldest continually maintained brand of whiskey, as well as Hardy Cognac and Belle Meade Bourbon.

3770 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

11. Juniper Cocktail Lounge

3770 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

The Old Fashioned receives a touch of modernization with the Maple Old Fashioned at Juniper Cocktail Lounge at the Park MGM. Barrel-aged maple syrup is mixed with WhistlePig 10 Year Rye Whiskey and Angostura bitters for a sweet and smoky take on the American staple.

3770 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

12. Morimoto

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Wagyu Manhattan at Morimoto
Wagyu Manhattan at Morimoto
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto celebrates whisky at Morimoto inside the MGM Grand with a cocktail that blends his passion for opulent meats and Japanese spirits. The wagyu Manhattan marinates Iwai Japanese whisky with wagyu beef before mixing the spirit with walnut bitters.

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

13. Alder & Birch

4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Alder & Birch
Alder & Birch
Amelinda B Lee

Located at the Orleans, Alder & Birch is a classic steakhouse that serves modern libations. One bright spot on the cocktail list is the Alder & Birch Maple Manhattan, which is made with Crown Royal Whisky, maple syrup and a candied bacon strip.

4500 W Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103

14. Whiskey Down

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Whiskey Down
Whiskey Down
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

Whiskey connoisseurs can swing by Whiskey Down any time day or night for popular and rare American, Canadian, Irish, and Scotch whiskies. Located inside MGM Grand, the 24-hour spot offers more than 50 varieties of whiskey and is outfitted with overstuffed leather chairs that are ideal for sitting and sipping. Those who can’t decide can opt for a flight.

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

15. Rí Rá Irish Pub

THE SHOPPES AT MANDALAY PLACE, 3930 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Ri Ra
Ri Ra
Eater Vegas

Ri Ra at Mandalay Place pairs whiskey with Irish comfort food. Diners can order Irish coffee with John Powers Irish Whiskey, mules made with Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey, or select a spirit from a lengthy list of whiskies that includes Irish, Scottish, and American options.

THE SHOPPES AT MANDALAY PLACE, 3930 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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16. Franklin

3940 Las Vegas Blvd S, Delano Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Franklin
Franklin
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

Franklin Lounge is more than just the Delano’s lobby bar; it’s an upscale haunt where patrons can order two-ounce pours of Buffalo Trace, Tullamore Dew, Glenmorangie, and more plus hand-crafted cocktails such as the Quite Frankly, made with Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select, angostura, and housemade old fashioned syrup.

3940 Las Vegas Blvd S, Delano Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89119

17. Hazel Coffee & Cocktails

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
The Modern Old Fashioned at Hazel
The Modern Old Fashioned at Hazel
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

Mandalay Bay’s lobby bar Hazel offers modern and classic takes on cocktails, including the Old Fashioned. The classic version features Henry McKenna 10 Year bourbon, demerara syrup, angostura bitters, and an orange peel, while the modern interpretation uses Laird’s apple brandy, Kikori Japanese whiskey, ginger syrup, and Angostura bitters, served smoked in a pipe-like glass.

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

18. Libertine Social

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Libertine Social
Libertine Social
MGM Resorts [Official Site]

Libertine Social is helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Shawn McClain and mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, whose bottled cocktails include the Bardstown Sling made with Maker’s Mark and peach puree. Other whiskey options at the Mandalay Bay restaurant include the Toki Highball made with Suntory whiskey and yuzu spritz, and poured from a Toki Highball Machine that gives it five times the carbonation of soda water, keeping this whisky-based drink chilled, smooth and continuously bubbling. The only place to find a “Toki Highball Machine”

and the Imperial made with Rittenhouse rye, demerara syrup, and seltzer.

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

19. Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge

6599 S Las Vegas Blvd #150B, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge [Official Site]

Double Helix has been a Town Square favorite since 2011. The expansive space offers 280 whiskey labels and is the frequent site of whiskey tastings and classes. The popular weekend brunch features The Tipsy Pig, a cocktail made with WhistlePig 10-year rye, moonshine bitters, WhistlePig maple syrup, and a slice of bacon.

6599 S Las Vegas Blvd #150B
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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