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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

    Our recipe for a great Valentine’s Day is pink paper hearts, chocolate, flowers and lots of alcohol.

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    This cocktail, created with Venezuelan rum, will warm you up on a cold, gloomy day.

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    Mastering the art of balance, this cocktail is fresh and crisp while simultaneously rich and warm.

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    If you haven’t yet become acquainted with the aperitif — an alcoholic drink meant to be sipped before a meal to stimulate the appetite — ...

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    It’s sour, sweet, colorful and sure to put a silly smile on your face—even on a gloomy day.

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    There are very few cocktails that can compare to The Grand — this libation is truly in a league of its own.

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    What better way to welcome the New Year than with a golden, decadent Champagne cocktail in hand?

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    An eggnog cocktail is traditional for Christmastime festivities, and while there are many incarnations, this particular recipe is the crème de la crème.

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    The Macallan Double Cask 12 Year Old Scotch is a single malt scotch whisky that’s been aged in both American and European oak sherry casks, ...

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    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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    You’re going to want to keep this cocktail recipe in your arsenal this season because it’s a sure-fire holiday hit, regardless of what you’re celebrating.

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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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    The combination of whiskey, banana, lemon, mint and cacao tea might sound a little out-there, but you’re just going to have to trust us on ...

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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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    This sophisticated take on the classic Old Fashioned will impress cocktail purists, bourbon-lovers and experimental mixologists alike.

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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.

  • 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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  • Entertainment

    Music, food and fun will take over the Fremont Street Experience this weekend, from 11 a.m. to midnight February 25 and 26.

  • Intersection

    Among the additions to the area: More buildings and facilities, more retail and housing—and more doctors.

  • Features

    For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.

  • Noise

    The California goth-punk veterans are an efficient hard-rock machine, as they proved over the course of 70 minutes.

  • Noise

    The three-night total: 77 songs, without a repeat. That’s how you take over a venue.

  • Reviews

    SoCal transplant Matt Meyer tosses Asian and Latin flavors into the mix of a massive menu.

  • Nightlife

    The celebrated chef’s Japanese restaurant at MGM Grand offers adventure for all.

  • Taste

    At $2 or less per, you can get a filling meal for a few bucks.

  • Intersection

    The revitalization of the area has been projected for years. Naturally, we have ideas.

  • Nightlife

    The man behind Casa Fuente and the new Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace has a new headquarters off the Strip.

  • Noise

    Also: Young the Giant, Kidz Bop and Katchafire.

  • Dining News

    Get ready for a Wagyu feast at Andiron, a top wines reception at Aureole and local brews with barbecue in Henderson.

  • Nightlife

    The Backstreet Boys and Ricky Martin join the big-name production boom.

  • A&E

    Find these retail jewels from Buffalo Exchange to Dinosaurs & Roses.

  • Intersection

    Not only is ax-chucking a thing outside of lumberjack circles, it has spread to Las Vegas, because Las Vegas.

  • Nightlife

    We're ready to start summer early this year. Are you?

  • Intersection

    Long part of the university's V-Day tradition, the play will be produced on campus for the last time on Saturday.

  • A&E

    Also, catch Heat and Soul at Henderson Events Plaza and poet Morgan Parker at UNLV this week.

  • Features

    The annual charity event, now in its fifth year, raises money for communities in need.