Huss Brewing Company owners Leah and Jeff Huss will open a second location of their popular Tempe brewery this December. The new taproom will be located in the Uptown Plaza on the northeast corner Camelback Road and Central Avenue. Originally built in 1955, the shopping center has recently become a dining hub for Central Phoenix with popular tenants including Shake Shack, Flower Child, and the first Arizona location of Lou Malnati's pizzeria.
“Just like our Tempe taproom, we wanted to create a comfortable space where people can relax, enjoy our beers, and enjoy food from a multitude of area restaurants,” owner Leah Huss says.
The neighborhood can expect to see the brewery's award-winning beers such as Scottsdale Blonde and Husstler Milk Stout, which won a bronze medal at last year's Great American Beer Festival. The lineup will also include fan favorites like Huss' That’ll Do IPA, Koffee Kolsch, and a series of seasonal varieties, all of which will be available in growlers for those who want to take their beer to go.
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The brewery owners say they're excited to bring their craft to a new community. The couple opened Huss in Tempe in 2013 with a 30-barrel brew house and 20 taps. In the passing years, Huss has doubled its production capacity and is ranked as one of the fastest-growing breweries in the state
Together the couple has more than 20 years of experience in the brewing industry. Jeff, a graduate of Chicago’s Seibel Institute who also studied at Doemens Acadamy in Munich, serves as head brewer. Leah, a former co-owner and operator of Papago Brewing Company, heads the business and marketing operations. A former culinary student, she's also the brains behind many of the brewery's seasonal creations.
For more information, visit the Huss Brewing Company website.