Opium, the Spiegelworld show at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, from the creators of Absinthe, boasts a cocktail menu that is out of this world – no pun intended.
Property Chef Mixologist Mariena Mercer started working on the cocktail menu for the Opium Theatre, and thought about how to make “really serious cocktails that don’t look serious.” The result is a collection of concoctions that include Jell-O shots, push pops, and brightly colored cocktails in transparent bags.
The drinks in a bag are collectively known as Spocktails.
The Gorgon’s Revenge is a margarita with bitter orange liqueur, yuzu “blood moon” sour, and pineapple chipotle syrup that’s garnished with a blood orange chip.
The Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster is a reddish riff on a Boulevardier.
The Sputnik Cage is a light blue and potent interpretation of a Moscow Mule with coconut vodka.
Kiss My Asteroid, with peach nectar vodka, champagne and a garnish of Pop Rocks, is like a French 75 for astronauts that are on a crazy bender.