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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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    This buttery smooth, simple spirit is easy to sip on its own — and the addition of the espresso shot helps to further elevate the ...

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    Inspired by the Greyhound — an ever-popular bar favorite — this cocktail makes upgrades in all the right places.

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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

  • Nightlife

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

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    Whether you’re a perfect gentleman, an aspiring gentleman or simply an appreciator of gentlemen — aren’t we all? — this libation is sure to please.

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    Alkalizing cucumber juice, used as the main mixer here, gives this cocktail license to combine intense, spicy and acidic flavors in an uncompromising and palatable ...

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    Everything is bigger in Texas, and while this is just a small cocktail, it packs a big punch.

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    A good tequila may inspire devilish behavior on occasion, but this cocktail is as heavenly as they come.

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    Delicate, refreshing and bursting with fruity flavors, the Mango Sassy will get you ready for the warmer days ahead.

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    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.

  • Nightlife

    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 — ...

  • Nightlife

    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 ...

  • Nightlife

    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.

  • Nightlife

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

  • Nightlife

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

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

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  • 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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