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visiting vegas from portland over memorial day weekend

Discussion in 'US - Mountain' started by box_social, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    hey all, i'll be flying into vegas for the punk rock bowling festival over MDW. i'll be bringing a few bottles with me and possibly looking for places to grab a drink or crack a bottle. are there any shops worth a damn around the strip or downtown? not really into $14 beers in a casino beer bar, but i'm planning on crushing a bourbonic with a steak dinner at one point over the weekend. how's the scene?
  2. poonamibaxter

    poonamibaxter Savant (315) Colorado Jun 26, 2007

    Two words for visiting Vegas

    Hookers

    Blow
  3. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    no reason to break tradition there. i'm predicting i'll be smooth-talking my way in or out of this scenario at one point... [​IMG]
  4. poonamibaxter

    poonamibaxter Savant (315) Colorado Jun 26, 2007

    Say hello to Amber and Ginger for me
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  5. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    i'll let you know how they are after i break the bad news about the waffle bar
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  6. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    looks like upright blend love and something from cascade is making the trip. if any of you LV locals are looking for portland brews, i should have room in my checked bag for more bottles. seeing as i'm new to these parts, it probably wouldn't hurt to do a few favors for anyone wanting something they can't find. let me know!
  7. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    got one trade lined up, able to do one more. word is pliny is gonna hit pdx this week or next, if you're into that kinda thing (not that there's anything wrong with that.)

    still hoping cascade releases bourbonic plague within the next few weeks...
  8. nogidrew86

    nogidrew86 Aficionado (240) Nevada Aug 16, 2010

    ale apothacary?
  9. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    looks like the LaTache and El Quatro are available in town, although i haven't tried either
  10. nogidrew86

    nogidrew86 Aficionado (240) Nevada Aug 16, 2010

    Id love to set something up for LaTache and El quatro!
  11. Steve_0

    Steve_0 Aficionado (215) Colorado Mar 14, 2012

    I am an Ale Apothecary Reserve Member and let me tell you that Paul has been making some amazing beers and they are somewhat under the radar. Watch out for these guys in a couple years.
  12. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    i'll make a run today or tomorrow and if i can find one of each, i'll hit you up
  13. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    word is pliny has hit the shelf here. there may be bonuses if i can get my hands on some...
  14. be careful with escorts though, you really need to go over the terms before you pay
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  15. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    haha i'm good on escorts, just downtown cocktail waitresses for me.
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  16. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Savant (370) Colorado Sep 24, 2010

    Shady deals behind the El Cortez are a thing of the past. Downtown Vegas is not what it used to be. Sadly.
  17. nogidrew86

    nogidrew86 Aficionado (240) Nevada Aug 16, 2010

    Pabst and hipsters is what downtown Vegas is nowadays. The bars are a good time but not touristy.
  18. nogidrew86

    nogidrew86 Aficionado (240) Nevada Aug 16, 2010

    Unless you have no "game" or are lazy I've never understood the reason for escorts. Get drunk go out and chances are you probably can find an equally drunk tourist in Vegas and have a good time that won't get you arrested or robbed.
  19. it makes sense of you're rich and busy, or if there is a porn star you want to bang who escorts, also some guys don't have game to get decent looking women, but yeah I agree, if you can't get laid in vegas something is wrong
  20. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    wait, what can i get behind the el cortez? sounds like i should be slinging dirty sanchezs back there...
  21. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    nogidrew86 and Wiscobrew, plan on being thirsty when we meet up this weekend as there will be business to attend to.

    http://imgur.com/SyNWjlK.jpg
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  22. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    hey all, could somebody hit up nogidrew86 about his beer? i lost his # and i'd like to get it to him before i go out for the night. if by chance he's not able to meet up, the bottles are up for grabs to anyone that can meet up with me at planet hollywood before 10. shoot me a message if interested. if anyone could send me his #, that would be awesome too. i've got a bottle of pappy's dark that needs to be crushed as well...
  23. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    bottles are spoken for. carry on.
  24. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    bottles are spoken for. carry on.
  25. box_social

    box_social Savant (350) Oregon Mar 6, 2013

    bottles are spoken for. carry on.
  26. poonamibaxter

    poonamibaxter Savant (315) Colorado Jun 26, 2007

    We get it, enjoy the waffle bar
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