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The Weekly gets its first taste of the new brew.

Stone Brewing brings back Ruination with a 2.0 double IPA

May 20th, 2015

The Weekly gets its first taste of the new brew.

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    Stir up this cocktail and get ready for an authentic taste of Southern Italy.

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    The slightly unconventional flavor combinations in this cocktail are what make it great.

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  • The hotel just tapped the keg on its first-ever Beer Weekend.

  • Mandalay Bay is taking brews to a higher level in September.

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  • The rest of Nevada is about to discover what Las Vegas already knows: We've got some great breweries.

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