If you’re not into the whole gambling scene, why not explore the state of Nevada and find a great craft brewery? There’s plenty of great options out there and we’ve narrowed it down to the top 6!
Great Basin Brewing Company
Established in the city of Sparks in 1993, Great Basin Brewing is the oldest currently operating brewery in Nevada. To meet the growing demand for their exceptional beers, this award winning brewery opened a second location in Reno in 2010. Today, their year round and seasonal brews are available in Nevada and Northern California and they’re hoping to reach other states in the future.
Brasserie Saint James
Founded in 2012, Brasserie Saint James is a brewpub serving old world style ales and lagers located in Reno, Nevada. It has received numerous recognition including the “Best Mid-Size Brewpub and Brewers in America” at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival. It has opened a second location in the Mission District in San Francisco, California.
Silver Peak Restaurant and Brewery
The Silver Peak Restaurant and Brewery was founded by longtime friends, Dave Silverman and Trent Schmidt. Since opening in 1999, Silver Peak became known not only for its exceptional house brews and seasonal offerings but also for the excellent food served. In 2004, a second location called “River Peak” was opened in Downtown Reno.
Big Dog’s Brewing Company
Since 1993 Big Dog’s Brewing has been Las Vegas’ hometown brewery. This microbrewery has been producing unique and flavorful brews that are handcrafted in small batches. It has won numerous awards and recognition at the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup.
Tenaya Creek Brewery
Located in Las Vegas, Tenaya Creek Brewery originally opened as Tenaya Creek Restaurant and Brewery in 1999. Several years later they focused on their real passion which is brewing exceptional beer. Today, Tenaya Creek’s brews are available not just in Nevada but also in Southern California, Arizona, Utah and Canada.
Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery at Main Street Station
Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery is operated by the Main Street Station Hotel and Casino in Downtown Las Vegas. It offers six varieties of handcrafted beers namely the High Roller Gold, Royal Red Lager, Marker Pale Ale, Double Down Hefeweizen, Black Chip Porter and VIPA. Aside from its award winning brews, it also offers excellent fare that go well with the beers.