You hop up on the Vegas Pub Crawler bike and set out to see the many bars of Downtown Las Vegas. You arrive at your first destination and are eager to get the night started with all of your friends. You walk up to the bar and are unsure of what to order. There are two scenarios that will happen. One, you panic and in an effort to save face and avoid that long awkward pause. So you choose to go with the typical, two-ingredient well drinks such as a rum and coke or vodka cranberry. The other scenario involves you reading the rest of this article to discover five hand-crafted cocktails you must experience while on your pub crawl in Downtown Las Vegas.
5 Most Popular Cocktails You Must Try
This twist on the classic, gin-based, martini offers the perfect balance of sour and sweet. The Apple Martini or “Appletini” as some will call it, is made with vodka, apple schnapps and a little lime juice. Garnished with a slice of apple or lime, this drink is the perfect start to a fun-filled evening.
Long Island Iced Tea
This classic cocktail will give you the most bang for your buck. It’s incredibly delicious and packs a mean punch. Long island iced teas are made with four different alcohols: rum, vodka, tequila and gin, so sip slowly. If you are beginning to cringe at the thought of all those ingredients, rest assured that the cola and splash of lime work wonders to mask the harsh taste while still maintaining a flavorful experience. You’ll definitely be getting your money’s worth with this drink.
If it’s not broke, don’t fix it, right? This classic dating back to the 1880’s makes for a great go-to if you are drawing a blank. Made with whiskey, sugar, a dash of bitters, a few drops of water and garnished with an orange peel and a cherry, you’ll be feeling as posh as Don Draper with every sip.
There’s nothing more refreshing than enjoying an ice cold mojito on a hot summer night. If you’re looking to keep things light during your Las Vegas pub crawl, then a mojito will meet your needs. Made with white rum, lime juice, simple syrup, a splash of soda and mint leaves, you will feel like you are on a tropical getaway in the middle of the Las Vegas desert.
This modern drink exploded in popularity in the ‘90s due to the hit show “Sex and the City.” With just four ingredients: vodka, triple sec, lime juice and cranberry juice, this elegant cocktail tastes as good as it looks.
Now that your memory has been refreshed with some of the most popular cocktails, you’ll be able to walk up to the bar and order your drink with confidence and without hesitation. For a ladies night out, book Vegas Pub Crawler and try all our recommended cocktails at a variety of hip, fun downtown bars.