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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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    Watermelon and basil might not be the most likely combination, but it’s a winner regardless.

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    This gin and tonic has been upgraded in all the right ways.

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    From our friends across the pond, Pimm’s No. 1 is a popular gin-based, herbal infused liqueur, and the foundation for England’s classic summertime cocktail, the ...

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    A highball drink meets a highbrow event, and it’s for a great cause.

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    June 1 kicks off Negroni Week — seven days dedicated to charitable drinking!

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    The Madras 2.0 is upgraded in all the right places

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    This margarita was made for Cinco de Mayo sippin’.

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    Something of a modern classic, this gin cocktail is sure to please.

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    This drink survived Prohibition, WWI, WWII and the following 70 years.

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    By the end of the night, tequila has a way of making even the best of us blush, and this drink is no exception.

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    Our favorite flavors of winter combined with our favorite warm-weather drink.

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    Even if your bracket is a mess, this drink is a safe bet.

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    What's St. Patty's Day without Jameson?

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    Tart, crisp and refreshingly delicious.

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    An unexpected update on the classic.

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    Perfect for sunny, spring days.

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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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    "I don't think we got the chance to fully spread our wings."

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    Starring Christina Applegate and The Hangover's Ed Helms, it's a sad re-creation of a once-beloved comedy franchise.

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    John Zemel became the first hop-head to achieve the bar's high honors.

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    Crowd energy at MGM Grand Garden sags after the Canadian trio starts with too many newer songs

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