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

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    Rum, chocolate and a caramelized banana slice—all in one cocktail?!

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    A classic vodka tonic pales in comparison to this cocktail.

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    This drink may be beautiful, but don’t let the elderflower and lavender fool you, it packs a punch.

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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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