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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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    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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    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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    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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    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. ...

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    Amaro Lucano, a bittersweet Italian liqueur made up of over 30 different herbs, has stood the test of time—its anniversary edition bottle, used here, marks ...

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

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    The Gimli is made for the true cocktail aficionado, both active and aspiring.

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    If there was ever a cocktail made to be sipped while sitting fireside in a log cabin on a brisk winter’s day, it’s this one. ...

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    Few things are as essential to New Year’s Eve as Champagne.

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    Reminiscent of a classic vodka cranberry, this version really does have all the bells and whistles. Ideal for any holiday party, this cocktail is festive, ...

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    While it may look festive, don’t let the ribbons fool you; beneath the adornment this cocktail is masterfully rich, dark and smoky.

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  • From beer festivals to pairing dinners and UNLVino.

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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.

  • 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.

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  • Reviews

    Another Mexican restaurant in the neighborhood? Try it out and compare it to the rest.

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  • Intersection

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  • Taste

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  • Features

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