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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.

  • Nightlife

    Rich, refined and filled with chocolate—this cocktail is more reminiscent of artisanal dark chocolate than it is of your typical candy bar.

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    Created in honor of NFR, this cocktail is made for cowboys, ranchers and their fans alike.

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    Bellion Vodka trademarked the term “functional vodka” and is the first of its kind to create spirits using NTX technology, which claims to reduce some ...

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    This fun, festive cocktail is just the thing to kick off the holiday party season and bring some lighthearted, autumn-themed joy to the table.

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    Delicate, refined, unexpected and satisfying — the Kyoto Whisper is like sipping on the most beautiful sweet nothings you’ve ever heard, or tasted.

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    This upscale highball recipe is an intricate blend of refreshing and unexpected flavors.

  • Issues

    It’s a special day when we have the opportunity to combine alcohol with dessert, but hey, sometimes you really can have it all.

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    While the rest of the country is settling into chilly autumn weather, the sun is still shining here in Las Vegas, making it the perfect ...

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    What do you get when you combine a high-quality Scotch with a cocoa liqueur and a robust port? A dark, complex and delicious cocktail.

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    Tequila, North America’s first distilled spirit, was created during the 16th century in the Mexican state now known as Jalisco. Today, Jalisco remains the single ...

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    More swanky cocktail party, less pool-side barbecue—this drink is perfect for the transition between summertime and autumn

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    Crisp and refreshing, while still being indulgently rich, “Light & Stormy” is the perfect name for this cocktail.

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    Move over, piña coladas and Mai Tais. In the realm of festively elaborate tropical cocktails, the Caribbean Kiss is now reigning supreme.

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    The Horse’s Neck is a long-revered classic cocktail that boasts as many recipe variations as it does accolades — making it an ideal drink for ...

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    Light, dreamy, nearly ethereal—this cocktail has absolutely earned its celestial name. The cucumber flavor of the sake balances the rich botanicals of the gin and ...

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    Negroni Week kicks off June 6th, so this year we’re serving up a lesser-known but equally delicious variation of the classic.

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    Complex, aromatic and completely unique—this cocktail is truly in a league of its own. Unexpected in all the right ways, the Double Time balances notes ...

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    What’s better than a big batch of refreshing, white wine sangria on a hot day? Whip this up for your next BBQ or pool party, ...

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    This cocktail — an Italian mixologist’s take on the classic Old Fashioned — is strong, gently herbal and complete with both bitter and sweet citrus ...

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    The traditional Mint Julep has been the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since the early years of the race. This recipe isn’t the same ...

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    This margarita was created nearly 20 years ago by Julio Bermejo, a world-renown tequila expert and owner of Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco.

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    In just three ounces, this rich, nectar-like cocktail packs a flavorful punch — smooth and warm from the brandy, with notes of cinnamon and vanilla; ...

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    The Moscow Mule, a classic, beloved bar favorite, is getting a tropical makeover. Enter: the Bangkok Mule.

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    A strong rye whiskey tends to evoke mixed responses: There are passionate rye devotees, and there are people less enthused by the strong spirit. This ...

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    This Asian-inspired take on a gin and tonic, featured at District One Kitchen & Bar, is a melody of sweet, tart and softly acidic flavors. ...

  • Great tastes from Ballast Point, the Bruery and an up-and-coming local operation.

  • From beer festivals to pairing dinners and UNLVino.

  • Reviewed: Goose Island's 312 Urban Pale and Urban Wheat ales.

  • It's not quite the bourbon its father is, but it's still damn good.

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

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

  • The only negative thing we can say is that it's much too easy to drink.

  • Sipping on fruity, fizzy cider and watching random, funny movie clips makes for a pretty fun Friday night.

  • The Downtown complex is about to get a whole lot more fun this summer.

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

  • It's an IPA ... that really isn't. And that hurts.

  • First, it's at the Springs Preserve. Second, there's lots of delicious beer.

  • Don't wait until next St. Patrick's Day to buy a bottle.

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  • Breaking News

    It’s appropriate that the Palms, which hosted the reality TV show “The Real World” and was a hangout for young celebrities and rock stars, has ...

  • Las Vegas

    MGM Resorts International unveiled its newest entertainment venue today, the 5,200-seat Park Theater, which is attached to the Monte Carlo and sits across from T-Mobile ...

  • Casino

    An ambitious renovation of the California Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been completed, giving new flair to its Hawaiian motif. In the hotel’s west ...

  • Cosmopolitan

    The hip resort sits at the corner of Harmon Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard and is surrounded by properties owned by MGM Resorts International and ...

  • Breaking News

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Vegas Golden Knights' trademark application a little more than two weeks after the new NHL franchise ...

  • Breaking News

    The San Diego State Aztecs will take on the Houston Cougars on Dec. 17 at Sam Boyd Stadium in the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, the ...

  • Football

    The Las Vegas Bowl will be celebrating its 25th birthday this year on Dec. 17. Unfortunately for the bowl’s Executive Director John Saccenti, the selection ...

  • A&E

    The 78-year-old Oscar winner will unveil his collection of original acrylics and limited-edition serigraphs at Jeff Mitchum Galleries at the Bellagio today and at the ...

  • Las Vegas

    Oakland and Alameda County leaders will vote Tuesday on a financial and development plan to build a $1.3 billion football stadium at the Coliseum site ...

  • A&E

    Some relics of Las Vegas’ past will have a new home soon thanks, in part, to a six-figure grant that’s helping the Neon Museum expand ...

  • Breaking News

    Eric Michael Hilton, vice chairman emeritus of Hilton Hotels Corp. and founder of Three Square Food Bank, died this morning at his home in Las ...

  • Nightlife

    The atmosphere alone is enough to have you recalling a bygone and glorious era, and the menu only fortifies that feeling.

  • Features

    Celine Dion was only the beginning. Las Vegas has entered a new era of artist residencies, from Britney to Bruno.

  • Intersection

    As Las Vegas grows in various ways, so do the costs of living here.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "I try to make it as easy as possible. Elopements should be really simple, and they can be really beautiful."

  • Sports

    There was no reliving of past glory days on Saturday, when No. 5 Duke came to town to meet UNLV for the first time in ...

  • Screen

    It’s obvious from the first moments that the post-apocalyptic storyline isn’t really what it appears to be.

  • Reviews

    The popular local food truck goes the brick-and-mortar route on West Sahara.

  • Noise

    Two-time Grammy-nominated country music star Josh Turner kicked off rodeo week in Las Vegas with back-to-back shows.