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Beer Available At Aces & Ales (arranged by most recent)
North Coast PranQster Belgian 92, New Belgium Dig 83, Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale 98, Firestone Walker 14 100, Stone 08.08.08 Vertical Epic Ale 97, Mikkeller Invasion Farmhouse IPA 99, Epic Spiral Jetty IPA 90, Moylans Hop Craic XXXXIPA 98, Epic Sour Apple Saison-Style Ale 90, Sierra Nevada Blindfold 92, Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WTF) Ale 97, Dogfish Head Sixty-One 68, Lagunitas Waldoís Special Ale 99, Epic Brown Rice Ale 47, Deschutes Hop Henge Experimental IPA 99, Stone 16th Anniversary IPA 98, Firestone Walker 16 (XVI Sixteenth Anniversary Ale) 100, New Belgium Rampant Imperial IPA 90, Epic Blue Law Porter 53, Epic Imperial IPA 98
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Braudog (655) Hampton, Virginia | February 13, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Feb 2012. Iíd sum up my thoughts about this place like this: itís too bad itís in Vegas. Unfortunately what would otherwise be a pretty cool beer bar has to fit the suburban Vegas mold, with video poker machines built into the bar, incessant smoke, weird lighting, and an ubiquitous blinding array of flat panel TVs, in an old stand alone bar thatís seen itís better days, on the eastern edge of the Vegas sprawl. I visited on a weekday night, fairly early. The small crowd was certainly all local, and was evenly split between Bud Light drinkers and folks who seemed to be exploring new beer frontiers. The bar staff was super, super friendly and actually quite personable which is nice novelty in Vegas. The beer list was sturdy -- certainly the deepest draft lineup Iíve seen in town, as the availability list here illustrates. Although I didnít eat, the menu looked to offer standard pub fare. Go for great service and hard to find beers, but expect that murky, off-strip feel.
Dogbrick (561) Columbus, Ohio | January 1, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
(Visited 08/2011 3 days in a row for the 2nd annual Strong Beer fest): The bar is located on the east side of Vegas near Samís Town on South Neill. There is a decent-sized private lot on the side and rear.
The inside is split-level with the wraparound bar on the lower portion, complete with the requisite inlaid video gambling games. Some breweriana on the walls and TVs all around. A sort of biker bar feel through and through.
Difficult to comment on the typical tap lineup as it changed daily during my visits for the festival. Over 20 taps in total. On my visit there were one-offs and specialty beers from Deschutes, Stone, The Bruery, Joseph James, Tenaya Creek, Mikkeller and many more. Over 50 bottled beers available too.
Service was consistently good on our visit, and because we spent hours there 3 days straight we got to know the bartenders pretty well (the wife winning money at Keno each day was fun too).
Food at Aces and Ales is pretty good. The sandwiches are solid and the sides we tried were all good.
Overall this place is one of the standouts in Vegas, and it will definitely be on the short list for future visits.
Lubiere (412) Ottawa, Ontario | August 24, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
The best beer bar in Las Vegas, hands down, with an excellent selections of taps and bottles, great events (Strong Beer Fest), good pub food (Arrogant Bastard Steak Wrap), good service (thanks "Sandra"). Dark ambiance with 80-90s rock, very cool.
BlackHaddock (228) , England | April 3, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Got here by using the free shuttle bus from Downtown (back of California Hotel) to Sams Town and walked the mile or so from there.
Late afternoon on a warm, sunny May day (2010). Couldnít see a thing when we walked in, it didnít get much brighter when our eyes adjusted to the darkness. As you enter there is a room off to your left, donít stumble into there because it is just a space with tables and chairs in, you want the square shaped bar which is straight in front, lite by a few neon beer adverts and sports screens, it is down a couple of steps or a ramp.
Lindsay looked after us and anybody and everybody else, about eight max during our three beer and meal stay. Rock music filled the room, not over loud, just enough so you couldnít hold a conversation without raising your voice up a few decibel levels.
I started with a pint of Rogue íDead Guy Aleí which was delivered in a Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale glass. My wifes draught also came in the same branded glass as mine. My other two beers were just as good as the first, these coming from Joseph James and the Dogfish Head Brewery. Didnít take note of the wifes beers, but they tasted good too (I always check out her beer, just in case it is poison or something).
I ordered a basic burger and fries with everything, the wife a Garden Salad with Chicken, both were good, produced by an under worked (on our visit) cook.
Well worth the effort to get here (3 hour drive to London, 10 hour flight, half hour taxi ride, half hour shuttle bus and half hour walk).
It isnít cosy, nor over friendly, we didnít feel threatened or anything, it just seemed írough and readyí more than íwelcomingí. Lindsay was fine, worried about her young son taking some girl to the pictures and chatting to a couple of regulars who were drinking bottles of Lite something or other.
The draught beer selection however seemed very welcoming, the bottled choices challenging too, Iíll revisit if I ever return to LV.
DuffMan (217) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | January 10, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A $25 cab ride from the strip ($38 if your cabbie gets "lost" like ours did), but we thought it was worth it. Great tap selection, all $6 (some are not full pints), and an amazing "reserve" list that goes back to 2004 for Stone Vertical Epic and back to XIII for FW Reserve. Our server was excellent, and we let her try a few of the bottles we purchased-- in return she generously gave us several free bottles of quality stuff (we did not hint or ask, she just brought them over). We devoured the spaghetti pizza (not gourmet, but freaking good!). It has a dark interior, but not intimidating or ugly. A few pool tables and flat screens. Funny mix of beer-geek crowd and local Bud Light retirees, but it added to the charm. Worth the journey off the strip-- we will return for sure.
tomciccateri (115) Albuquerque, New Mexico | April 9, 2011
76 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
$25 taxi ride from Strip. Large sign on Nellis Blvd. Red brick interior with 30foot peaked ceiling. Useful since smoking is allowed inside! 20place dormice bar with video machines. Rock and roll tunes. Half dozen silent TVs showing sports. Afternoon crowd middle-aged males.
Breakfast 24 hours. Burgers, sandwiches, and pizzas. Side room with two pool tables. No exterior windows, spot lights over bar and beer list chalkboard.
20 plus taps and large craft and import bottled selection. Veins hosts beer e nets and monthly homebrew club meetings. If indoor smoking was ended this would be a great beer hangout. But donít the Saturday following the SNAFU club meeting, supplies will be greatly diminished.
Savvy1982 (70) Lethbridge, Alberta | July 12, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A very cool place, maybe my favorite Beer Stop in Vegas. This place is DARK inside, especially after the ultra-bright sun of Nevada in July! Almost a bit off-putting how dark it is. Ambience is a bit off-putting to be frank, but our server was very friendly and quickly put us at ease. Tap selection was pretty outstanding, with some surprising rarities, bottle selection also looked pretty strong. Food was acceptable, rather standard bar food, though prices were surprisingly reasonable, considering how expensive Vegas normally is. Although initially put off by the slightly intimidating feel of the place, I ended up enjoying Aces & Ales the most out of all the places in Vegas I visited. Absolutely canít-miss if youíre in the area.
BelgianBeerGal (58) Dayton Area, Ohio | January 23, 2010| Updated December 28, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Visited for a Joseph James debut. Kinda like you combined a biker bar with a college bar for the ambiance. Lots of TVs, video poker and pool tables. Food looked pretty good but I didnít try anything; the sweet potato fries were tempting. Fairly unique tap selection that included a nice splash of locals. Weird location but probably nice for locals. This location could quite possibly be a test case for possible expansions down the road. Probably go back for another special event/local tapping.
Cliff (50) Avon Lake, Ohio | July 6, 2012| Updated December 28, 2011
62 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Very dark video poker lounge with a nice selection of craft beers. All drafts were $6, only the size varied. I had a Stone Ruination 10th Anniversary and a NB Tart Lychee. I would have had a few more, but the service absolutely sucked. The only bartender would disappear for 10 - 15 minutes at a time while everybody at the bar sat their with empty glasses It was very disappointing. I finally got sick of it and my wife and I paid and left.
dcschiller (45) Scottsdale, Arizona | February 21, 2012| Updated December 28, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Pretty cool place that has a large bar and about 20 taps. Several beers are unavailable in Arizona so that was a treat. They do growlers of all beers which is pretty nice. I got a burger and I would say its above average. The single biggest drawback is the smoking locals who seems to like chain smoking.
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