Huss Brewing Company to Open Second Location in Uptown Phoenix This Winter

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

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. 

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.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.