There are many different kinds of pizzas in this world, and trying to compare them as apples to apples is a fool’s game. Sometimes you just want a greasy, gooey slice of bar pizza with soft, puffy, doughy crust, dripping mozzarella that pulls for miles, and little pepperonis cradling pools of grease. Nevada Brew Works delivers on this, churning out the exact kind of brick-oven pizza that you want when you’re kicking back with a few beers (and maybe a bourbon). It’s all kinds of greasy, gooey goodness, and their Arts District patio is a stellar spot for Grade A people-watching.
How to order: Dine-in, order carry-out through their website, or get delivery online.
Nevada Brew Works manages to cover a little more ground than the average brewery without spreading itself thin. There's a cocktail menu and full kitchen (serving brick-oven pizzas, Bavarian pretzels, burgers, and wings) in addition to beer. It's also one of the few breweries that's all ages. The 12 beers on tap change with the season, focusing on lagers and lighter recipes in the spring and summer, while shifting to darker, heavier beers in the fall and winter. Nevada Brew Works shares a building and patio with HUDL and the two recently collaborated on a honey tangerine shandy.
Beers to try: The Ariana Rye IPA is named after the daughter of owners Jason and Lauren Taylor and benefits their charity foundation for cerebral palsy. It also happens to be a spicy, malty IPA with a hoppy aroma and smooth finish. The Belgian-style Lemondrop Saison has no actual lemon in the recipe, but has a sweet, citrus taste based on lemondrop hops.