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Mixing up creative cocktails with a dose of science




A bartender prepares cocktails using liquid nitrogen at Bourbon and Branch in San Francisco.
A bartender prepares cocktails using liquid nitrogen at Bourbon and Branch in San Francisco.
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The weekend so close, you can almost taste it. Some of you might be planning to indulge in a delicious cocktail this weekend, but what if you're in the mood for something a little different?

Marina Mercer, a 29-year-old bartender at the Chandelier Bar in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, mixes her potables with a heavy dose of science and technology, and a little spice, as well. Reporter Adam Burke prepared this refreshing story.