Big Dog's Brewing Company Opens in Las Vegas
Mar 1, 2004 - Big Dog's Hospitality Group announced the opening of Las Vegas' newest microbrewery, Big Dog's Brewing Company. Big Dog's Brewing Company is housed in a new 3,383 square foot addition expanding the company's Big Dog's Draft House Barn and Casino facility, located at 4543 N. Rancho Rd. The new facility houses a 15-barrel microbrewery system. The brewmaster is Dave Otto, formerly of the Holy Cow! Brewery on the Las Vegas Strip. The brewery now carries six handcrafted beers on tap, and will soon carry up to 12 at all times. Big Dog's Brew will also be served at Big Dog's Bar and Grill, 1511 N. Nellis at Owens and Big Dog's Café and Casino, 6390 W. Sahara at Torrey Pines. Big Dog's Draft House originally opened as simply the Draft House in 1988. Features include 35 video poker machines, Golden Tee, shuffleboard, $100,000 audio/visual setup for sports viewing with over 20 big screens, plasmas, LCDs, and premium sound. It also features various aggressive promotions for video! poker players, the new brewery, an exciting selection of new souvenir merchandise, an expanded menu, and is open 24 hours per day.