4

New Brewing Company Moving Into Former Rio Salado Brewing Site in Tempe, Will Produce Line of Beer for Scottsdale's Papago

^
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.

More brew in the news -- and this time, it's got some Huss behind it.

See also: NYPD Pizza Partners With Phoenix Ale Brewery for Exclusive Brew

Huss, as in Jeff Huss, formerly head brewer of the Chandler location of BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, and now, president and brewmaster of his own company, Huss Brewing. Estimated to open in mid-2013, Huss Brewing will be located in the defunct Rio Salado Brewing site (located off Priest Road between Guadalupe and Elliot) in south Tempe.

To start, Huss Brewing will produce and package two lines of signature beers: One for itself and the other in partnership with Papago Brewing in Scottsdale.

In an announcement on its Facebook page, Papago Brewing thanked Sun Up Brewing in Phoenix and Oak Creek Brewing in Sedona for their efforts in producing its beers over the last few years. In addition, Crescent Crown was applauded for coordinating Papago's brewing and distributing from each of the locations.

"It is our intention at this time to be canning some of our beers including the popular Orange Blossom Special in 2013," Papago's Facebook post read.

Papago goes on to say Huss Brewing is exploring the possibility of brewing Rio Salado beers as well.

Huss' wife, Leah, is co-owner and general manager for Papago Brewing.

Follow Chow Bella on Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest.

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.