Corona cocktail club with Matthew: Mercury’s Booze Cruiser is
teaching us how to survive a pandemic

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They bought a gently used Nissan. They stenciled their formidable bar’s name near each taillight and hand-painted a trippy celestial scene all over the faded black paint job. They gave their new rolling headquarters a name, emblazoned it on the driver-side and passenger-side doors in electric green: BOOZE CRUISER.

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— Sarah Baker Hansen

Raising the Bar

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For many event-goers heading to a concert, play, or other performance downtown, Mercury is a popular pick. The cocktail lounge at the corner of 16th and Harney streets draws pre- and post-show crowds, and it hits all the right notes: top-notch drinks, a proximity to several arts and entertainment venues, and an appealing menu of dishes perfect for sharing.

— Niz Proskocil

'Miracle at Mercury' offers a
Winter Wonderland for Christmas enthusiasts

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OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) — A global pop-up bar has chosen Omaha as one of this years destination spots. Miracle at Mercury is giving people the chance to experience the true meaning of Christmas. It's the first of it's kind in Nebraska, making the owner Clark Ross jump right into the holiday spirit. "We've been here for about two and a half years and to have them reach out and invite us to join," said Ross. "It was kind of a feather in our cap."

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— Jenna Liston

We Asked A Whiskey Pro To Pick
America’s Most Important Whiskey Bars

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“Part of opening a great spirits bar is curating your list with what you have available, and Mercury Bar is a great example of this. Nebraska doesn’t always get every spirit the country has to offer, and bars there can only sell what’s available in their state, which means that even their most thorough whiskey collections can’t match those in larger markets in terms of bottles on offer.

— Christopher Osburn

Chow Down in the Cornhusker
State: What to Eat in Nebraska

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But if you want the best whiskey cocktail in the state, check out Mercury, a new-ish spot on Omaha's 16th Street, where Head Bartenders Clark Ross and Colin Breen mix all manner of drinks, including Granddaddy Low, a bourbon, lemon and amaro drink that will leave you smiling as you ride your horse into the sunset.

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— Sarah Baker Hansen