Bring these new local brews to that July 4 barbecue

CraftHaus’ Tastes Like Freedom ChillHaus Frozen Beer Slushy

Tastes Like Freedom ChillHaus Frozen Beer Slushy by CraftHaus. Three flavors of frozen beer—Blue Raspberry Colada, Alecolada and Strawberry Brew—are layered in this flamboyantly festive summer slushy. Available in 16 oz. to-go pouches. 7350 Eastgate Road #110; 197 E. California St. #130; 702-462-5934.

Black Is Beautiful, high-ABV stout at Able Baker Brewing.The Downtown brewery created this beer to “support justice and equality for People of Color,” according to a spokesperson, and it comes with a unique limited-time offer: Purchase a four-pack and receive a book of Maya Angelou’s poems, Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches or Henry David Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience. (Also available in pints at 595 Craft and Kitchen.) 1510 S. Main St., 702-479-6355.

Hazy Shade of Summer Double IPA at Lovelady Brewing. Cashmere and Citra hops give this small-batch seasonal beer its unique flavor, with hints of citrus and stone fruits. Enjoy in the taproom or purchase 16 oz. four-packs to go. 20 S. Water St., 702-857-8469.

Don Brumoso Hazy IPA at Tenaya Creek Brewery. Peach, mango and tropical stone fruit flavor the Downtown brewery’s version of an Imperial Hazy IPA. 831 W. Bonanza Road, 702-362-7335.

Stay the F*%# Home WC DIPA at Hop Nuts. This one’s a winner on name alone. Imbibe and you’ll discover a strong (8.6% ABV, 62 IBU) double IPA with tropical notes thanks to its Sabro, Citra and Amarillo hops. 1120 S. Main St. #150, 702-816-5371.

PHaze 1 New England IPA at Big Dog’s Brewing Company. The logo for this beer (by local artist Trey Shaw)—first in a three-part series of “PHaze cans”—is a dog in a hazmat suit surrounded by toilet paper. The 7% hazy IPA features Amarillo and Azacca hops. 4543 N. Rancho Drive, 702-645-1404.

Photo of C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed never meant to make Las Vegas her home, but she found a kindred spirit in this upstart ...

Get more C. Moon Reed
Edit Story Top of Story