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Celebrating World Whisky Day 2019 in Las Vegas

Posted at 3:48 PM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 19:00:07-04

World Whisky Day is being celebrated of May 18 this year.

Mott 32 at The Palazzo in The Venetian is shaking up World Whisky Day on May 18 with a twist on the classic libation – the Hanami cocktail. The combination of Umeshu and Yuzu liquor, whiskey, fresh citrus, and shiso leaves allows for a truly unique and refreshing taste.

Whiskey 30ml
Umeshu 15ml
Yuzu Liquor 15ml
Gin 15ml
Lime juice 15ml
Sugar syrup 10ml (2:1 Ratio)
1 Shiso leaf

Method: Add all ingredients together in the mixing glass, shake and double strain
Served: Pour over block ice in balloon glass, top up with ginger beer
Garnish: Shiso leaf and chrysanthemum flower

Mott 32 also features an extensive list of international whiskeys from Ireland to Taiwan.

Flour & Barley will be offering $10 Old Fashions and Manhattan cocktails all day long in honor of World Whiskey Day.

The Vesper Bar and Barbershop Cuts & Cocktails at The Cosmopolitan are celebrating World Whisky Day on May 18.From specialty cocktails for the whiskey beginner to extensive reserve collections for those who are more “old fashioned,” The Cosmopolitan is giving whiskey lovers something to toast to.

Therapy restaurant in downtown Las Vegas is raising a glass to World Whisky Day. Whiskey lovers can celebrate the holiday with a glass of the St. Therapy whiskey cocktail, mixed with Therapy Smoke Wagon Bourbon, mango puree, elderflower liqueur, peach liqueur and grapefruit bitters. Patrons may also enjoy a signature shot featuring Therapy’s bourbon, coffee liqueur, Irish cream and a maraschino cherry.