Merlot gives this cocktail its rich plum color, housemade cranberry puree, fresh orange and orange bitters its flavor and Everclear its power; it’s $12 regularly, half-off from 4 to 7 p.m. weekdays in the bar and lounge, and available through the end of January.
Spago, The Forum Shops at Caesars
Made with muddled apples, Stoli Gala Applik vodka, house-made cinnamon-clove syrup, apple juice, pear cider and egg white, it’s garnished with a cinnamon-dusted red apple slice, $12.
Chocolate Chip Pancake
Available as a martini or a shot, this drink combines Smirnoff Iced Cake Vodka and Roka Chocolate Liqueur to create flavors reminiscent of a stack of Lavo’s chocolate chip pancakes, $14 and available at the Proper Brunch.
Candy Cane Crunch Martini
Sugar Factory American Brasserie, Town Square
This festive cocktail is made with vanilla rum, white chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps and garnished with candy cane bits and green sprinkles, $14.
Winter Solstice Cocktail
Sammy’s Restaurant, Bar &Grill (Green Valley Parkway location only)
Vodka, triple sec, creamy sake, Sprite and lemon Juice are shaken and garnished with raspberries and mint, $12.
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