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    May 1, 2013

    O Beautiful Beer: 21st Amendment's Bitter American

    Beer: Bitter American Brewery: 21st Amendment Brewery Style: American Pale Ale ABV: 4.4 percent Welcome back to Craft Beer OTW, where our discussion of canned craft beer continues. Now, it's come to my attention that despite my very convincing proselytizing on canned craft beer's behalf, there are ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    February 28, 2011

    AZ Beer Week In Photos

    Zachary FowleSo many brews! How does one choose?​Beer appreciation (some might say snobbery) takes a certain amount of dedication. Constant vigilance in trying out new brews, keeping up with trends and happenings, all this and more is more or less required of the avid beer enthusiasts. As such ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    AZ Beer Week In Photos

    Zachary FowleSo many brews! How does one choose?​Beer appreciation (some might say snobbery) takes a certain amount of dedication. Constant vigilance in trying out new brews, keeping up with trends and happenings, all this and more is more or less required of the avid beer enthusiasts. As such ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Craft Beer Competition and Sampling Event and Grilled Oysters in Today's Eater's Digest

    Tastespotting.com ​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? Craft Beer Tasting Tonight!  Join beer brewers, beer judges and beer lovers at Taste of Tops tonight for the first round of judging for the Great Arizona Beer Festival Craft Beer Competi ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Craft Beer Competition and Sampling Event and Grilled Oysters in Today's Eater's Digest

    Tastespotting.com ​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? Craft Beer Tasting Tonight!  Join beer brewers, beer judges and beer lovers at Taste of Tops tonight for the first round of judging for the Great Arizona Beer Festival Craft Beer Competi ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    AZ Beer Week's Must-See Events

    matchingfoodandwine.com ​​Arizona Beer Week, once upon a time just a twinkle in the eye of desert-dwelling beer lovers, is now upon us -- and has grown to juggernaut proportions. As our mom likes to say, you can't swing a dead cat without hitting a beer week event. With somewhere in the ne ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Arizona Beer Week, You're Breaking Our Little Craft Beer Hearts

    We got word that Arizona was going to get its very own beer week back in November and we have been giddy ever since. More than just a one-day beer festival, we would finally join the ranks of real cities and get a whole glorious week! ​But when we heard there were going to be at least 150 differen ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Strong Beer Fest Names Captain Squeegee Headliner

    Captain Squeegee has the tough task of filling 2 Tone Lizard Kings checkerboard shoes at this year's Strong Beer Festival.​First, some sad news: 2 Tone Lizard Kings will not be playing this Saturday's Strong Beer Festival at Steele Indian School Park. When organizers approached the Mesa ska band t ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    Brewed For Battle: Fruit Lambics

    Jonathan McNamaraDelicious lambics.​At what point does one elevate from merely drinking beer to being a full-on beer snob? Answer: when you feel compelled to tell other people what to drink. And the inevitable result of this peculiar ailment is the beer argument. In the spirit of all great be ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Brewed For Battle: Double IPA

    Jonathan McNamaraHopslam, Twin Sisters, and Breckenridge 471.​At what point does one elevate from merely drinking beer to being a full-on beer snob? Answer: when you feel compelled to tell other people what to drink. And the inevitable result of this peculiar ailment is the beer argument. In ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Arizona Beer Week Events Announced

    ​We like beer and so do you, which is why we're psyched to announce the list of events currently on tap for the first-ever Arizona Beer Week. Months ago, we announced plans to organize the inaugural festival for February 19-26. Sponsored by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, this first-ever statewi ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Music to Your Beers

    Get your booze on without judgment

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    November 22, 2010

    Brewed For Battle: Doppelbock

    Claire LawtonAventinus, Salvator, Celebrator, and Liberator.​At what point does one elevate from merely drinking beer to being a full-on beer snob? Answer: when you feel compelled to tell other people what to drink. And the inevitable result of this peculiar ailment is the beer argument. In t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Peoria Beer Festival and Ghostie Cupcakes in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.thecookingphotographer.com​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?West-Side Beer FestivalCan't stand the though of another Oktoberfest but still looking for something to do this weekend? Well Beer Drinkers, we dug up a little hidden gem of a Bee ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Dave's Electric Brewpub: Happy Hour Report Card

    Erica O'Neil The amber ale, black lit by a neon sign, at Dave's Electric Brewpub.​The Spot: Dave's Electric Brewpub, 502 S. College Ave, Tempe, 480-967-5353 http://www.daveselectricbrewpub.com The Hours: Monday through Saturday from 4-7 pm, and then again from 10:30- close. Happy hour deal ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Brewed For Battle: Oktoberfest

    Jonathan McNamaraAvery Brewing Co.'s The Kaiser (left) and Victory Festbier. ​At what point does one elevate from merely drinking beer to being a full-on beer snob? Answer: when you feel compelled to tell other people what to drink. And the inevitable result of this peculiar ailment is the bee ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Summer Breeze

    Try new brews at Yucca

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    June 17, 2010

    Summer Breeze

    Try new brews at Yucca

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Arizona-Only Beer Fest Gives Grand Canyon State a Little Something to Take Pride In

    Arizona Only: Phoenix's PBS station threw a beer fest only open to our state's microbrews.​Something about an Arizona beer festival felt a little trivial Saturday, a day when angry hordes across the country beat up our state's idiotic new immigration law at May Day rallies.Hell, they were p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    'Made in Arizona' Beer Festival to Celebrate Local Ales Saturday

    KAET Four Peaks' Andy Ingram explains the brewing process during the TV show "Craft Beer: The New Wine," produced by Valley PBS station KAET.​The Valley has many beer festivals, but the second annual Eight Craft Beer Festival will be the first to focus solely on beers made in Arizona. Dubb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Yucca Tap Room Adds Craft Beer and Whiskey Lounge

    ​Tempe's Yucca Tap Room has been a Tempe dive bar favorite for years, especially for its live music. (Photo by Benjamin Leatherman) But now there's a whole lot more on tap. Earlier this month, owner Rodney Hu unveiled the Yucca's expansion into the space next door, a craft beer and whiskey ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Brew Crew

    Hang with beer-drinking peeps in DoPho

  • Dining

    January 7, 2010
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    January 7, 2010

    Cafe: Dave's Electric Pub

    ​It's no secret that we're fond of a good beer and even less hush-hush that we love a good local beer. If it were possible to equip our faucet with a direct tap line to a barrel of Four Peak's Kiltlifter, we'd have stopped coming in to work a long time ago. Then we hear from this week's Cafe c ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    Brew Review: Nut Before Christmas Brown Ale at Sun Up Brewing

    Jonathan McNamaraUwe Boer with a big ol' mug of Nut Before Christmas Brown Ale.​Yesterday, Brewmaster Uwe Boer opened a door in to his home-brewing past by tapping a new seasonal at Sun Up Brewing. Named by a Sun Up staffer, The Nut Before Christmas Brown Ale is an English Brown ale that uses ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    New in Tempe: Sleepy Dog Saloon & Brewery

    ​Just in time for the weekend, there's a brand-new microbrewery to quench your thirst in Tempe.Sleepy Dog Saloon & Brewery, located at 1920 E. University, is set to open Saturday, November 21. Owner Rob Sizemore's original brews include Puppy Pale (pale ale), Irish Setter (Irish red), Hou ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Draft Magazine's The Big Pour...Or At Least What We Remember From It

    Jonathan McNamaraDelicious Fat Tire. See more shots in our Big Pour slide show. ​What do you do when faced with multiple beers from multiple breweries? That's right, drink 'em all! That's precisely what we (attempted) to do at Draft Magazine's The Big Pour last weekend. The beer festival too ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Coming Soon to Tempe: Sleepy Dog Saloon & Brewery

    ​You never know where your passions might lead you. For beer aficionado Rob Sizemore, an obsession with suds turned into to a homebrewing hobby, which eventually led to proper training with the American Brewers Guild. Now he's working on opening his own microbrewery in Tempe, Sleepy Dog Sal ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Brew Review: Sierra Nevada Summerfest

    When you're looking for a new beer to try it seems like everyone under the sun has a bottle they'd like to uncap and shove in your mouth. Answers to the question "what beer should I drink," are endless. That's why we prefer recommendations secure in their justification. Take Sierra Nevvada Summerfes ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    Brew Review: Reaper Ale's Deathly Pale Ale

    wikimedia commons "Deathly pale" is not a phrase that appears in everyday conversation very often. In fact the only example I can think of occurred the last time I visited a beach. It was uttered from some nearby ladies as my physique built on my Irish heritage approached the surf. It stung to hear, ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Funky Brewster

    Wanna be a professional beer drinker when you grow up? Here’s how.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Brew Review: Shiner Bohemian Black Lager

    I won't lie, Arizona. We've had some great times drinking beer. Who could forget our first trip to Four Peaks? Or the Mesa Strong Beer Festival just a few months ago? We've had fun and that's what makes this so hard to say: my beer gut belongs to another state. That's right, Arizona. I, like many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Because Every Beer Festival Needs Music

    Not only do The Crown Kings love beer, but they love playing beer festivalsFor those of you who have been keeping tabs on the Arizona Brewer's Guild recent run of beer festivals, you know, full well, that the 21st Annual Great Arizona Beer Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at Tempe Beach Park fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Zack de la Rocha, Mesa Strong Beer Festival and Myst's 5 Year Anniversary Over the Weekend

    Zack de la Rocha Leads an Army Against Joe Arpaio's Racist Rule: My conservative estimate is that today 3,000 to 4,000 people braved 90 degree weather to march from Steele Indian School Park to the Sandra Day O'Connor Federal Courthouse in downtown Phoenix to protest Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigratio ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    2 Tone Lizard Kings: Try Not To Like Them After Two Beers

    2 Tone Lizard Kings provide entertainment at Saturday's Strong Beer Festival in Mesa.Like a lot of people, I really, really need to be in the mood to listen to third wave ska. And by "in the mood" I mean I need to be in high school again. Still, I kinda dig Tempe's 2 Tone Lizard Kings. Sure, the tim ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Punch-Drunk Love

    Celebrating the golden wonder fluid in Mesa

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    October 28, 2008
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    October 23, 2008

    No Beer Gut, No Glory

    From piss-quality to fancy, author has guzzled it all

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    October 9, 2008
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    September 29, 2008
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    June 9, 2008
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    January 13, 2005

    Beer Nuts

    Sample specialty brews at Scottsdale Stadium

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Kings of Beer

    A new suds squad seeks to build a roster in Phoenix

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    January 17, 2002

    A Serious Ale-ment

    Strong Beer & Ale Festival isn't for the weak of heart

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    November 12, 1998
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    August 13, 1998
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    March 12, 1998
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    March 13, 1997
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    July 21, 1994
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