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Offline bobw

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« on: July 09, 2013, 11:01:01 AM »
I going to Las Vegas for a week. Haven't been there in years. Are there any must visit beer spots? I am more interested in out of the way places then the big casino stuff, unless it is exceptional.

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Re: Las Vegas
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2013, 12:39:44 PM »
Main Street Station has a deal at the bar in the casino.  If you go into the restaurant they'll charge you more.

I'm planning to hit Tenaya Creek when I go up in October.  It's a bit out of the way if you're staying on the strip.
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Re: Las Vegas
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2013, 01:18:48 PM »
The Hofbrauhaus is a cool place.  It's about a block off the strip and pretty close to the UNLV campus.  Good food and good German beer, plus there is live entertainment quite often.  The building is a replica of the original Hofbrauhaus in Munich.

Sin City Brewery has a couple of small bars in several of the casinos, and I really enjoyed their hefeweizen.  It really hit the spot since I was last there in the summer. 

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Re: Las Vegas
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2013, 03:25:44 PM »
Go to the Burger Bar in the walking mall between Mandalay Bay and Luxor. Best selection of beer on the strip, great burgers, and awesome (looking) waitresses.  :P

It is a bit pricey though.
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Re: Las Vegas
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2013, 05:12:46 PM »
Sin city had a deal last i was there. Regular pitcher price was $15 .. Or two for $15. Bartenders would ask if you even wanted cups. People were drinking full pitchers.

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Re: Las Vegas
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2013, 05:28:35 PM »
Check the pool side concert schedule at the Red Rock. We caught an old guy named Peter Frampton there a few years ago. Was so cool to sit with feet in pool jamming to Do you feel like I do with a constant flow of adult beverages and eye candy

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Re: Las Vegas
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2013, 08:58:04 AM »
I'll chime in another vote for Sin City's hefeweizen. I don't think much of their other beers but the hefeweizen is very good. During summer months they often run deals for two 32oz pitches for $15. Sometimes it's two pitchers plus two shots of whiskey for $25. You're most likely to get the best deal going to Sin City in The Flamingo because they always seem to run one of the specials but the other stations don't always seem to advertise it.

Burger Bar is fine but you can catch all of those beers plus a lot more by going a little north into Monte Carlo at The Pub. (Burger Bar has better burgers but The Pub's beer selection is far larger.) It's definitely the place to go to try the most beers but not necessarily the most exotic.

I have recently come to love Public House in The Venetian. They always have sour beer on tap and casks, plus a good mix of beers. Some of the stuff is the same that other beer bars have on tap but they have a few things that you won't find elsewhere on the strip. Don't ignore the bottles and cans. Some good stuff in there.

Surprisingly, Ramsay's Burgr in The Miracle Mile also has a decent selection at very reasonable prices for Vegas. They carry a good mix of beer including one or two barrel-aged Innis & Gunn (the stout is not cloying like the standard barleywine/whatever beer) because Ramsay's restaurant business has some connection with them. Plus, the burgers here are incredible. Way better than burger bar but not your usual 100% ground beef burgers. The beef is a combination of some high end ground beef, brisket and I think short rib.

Ellis Island, right behind the strip, has a brewpub inside and is supposed to be decent beer at very cheap prices.

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