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Bourbon Barrel Stout at The Freakin’ Frog Russian-Imperial-Stout

Brand new from local brewery Joseph James, comes their bourbon barrel finished version of the Red Fox russian imperial stout. Coming in at 9.5% abv this rich creamy imperial stout has all of the chocolate, coffee, and vanilla notes that you want in an …

Budweiser Clydesdales horses in Las Vegas for 3 days only Clydesdales

If you are in Las Vegas for vacation, business, or are a local, the famous Budweiser Clydesdale horses are going to be in town for three days. This is a family friendly event so make sure you bring your kids. Also, The South Point Casino Arena event wi …

Wine Tasting at UNLV red-wine-white-wine-glasses-92313-744

On Tuesday, February 25th, our guest host will be Bill Whiting, director of Wine and Education for Banfi, who is also the nephew of the founder John Mariani Sr. Castello Banfi is a family owned winery located in Tuscany, Italy.

History of beer redux Munich-Helles-(pale_beer)

The history of beer is long and storied, and no one can say with certainty how it came to be. Most historians think that beer came about as an accident, and I agree with this. Unlike mead, or even wine, making beer is not really a straight forward process. It makes sense that it just “sorta happened.”

Food and beer pairing at UNLV

Yet another great event sponsored by Nevada Beverage Company in cooperation with the UNLV Beverage Management Club & Epicurian Club. This food and beer pairing will take place November 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm, with the presentation and food pairing sta …

Goose Island Honkers Ale review Honkers_Ale

Since Goose Island is a fairly new beer in Las Vegas, I figured I would do a review of the beers in the sampler pack I bought at the grocery store. This is what many would call a session beer, and according to the Goose Island website, was inspired by visits to English pubs. Even though these are called bitters, they are really just more bitter than the milds they used to compete with. These are similar to extra special bitters, but differ in several ways. Usually they are lower in alcohol (the Goose Island Honkers Ale is only 4.3% ABV), and usually a touch maltier than the average ESB. They can be more bitter, but most have more balance.