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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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    Smoky tequila, cocoa crème liqueur, touches of refreshing citrus and a Nutella-rimmed glass — this cocktail is doing the most, and then some

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    Smoky, spicy and subtly sweet — this cocktail hits all the right notes.

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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.

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  • 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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    This Strip venue sounds good to us.

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    The Southwest gets the eye-popping eatery it has long deserved.

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    “Some sick part of me likes to get filled with dread and go out there and see what happens.”

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