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Many People Don’t Know These 10 Drinks Were Actually Invented In Nevada

The term “cocktails” commonly describes drinks with at least two ingredients—one of them alcohol. Every popular cocktail has its origin somewhere, and Nevada is the birthplace of a few of them. From the Atomic Cocktail named after Nevada’s history of atomic testing during the 1950’s to elegant local bartender-created drinks, here are 10 unique adult drinks created in the Silver State as well as their histories.

In addition to Nevada’s storied history as a large gold and silver provider, the Silver State has several other claims to fame including giving birth to ten unique adult drinks. Have you tried any of these made-in-Nevada drinks? Do you know of any other drinks I may have forgotten? What is your favorite made-in-Nevada beverage? Please comment below.

Natalie Faulk
Natalie Faulk is a southern California-born, Colorado-raised, Las Vegas-based freelance writer, blogger, and the author of several books. In what little spare time she has, Natalie enjoys cooking, movies, comedy, and dancing.