With Arizona Cocktail Week and now Chandler Craft Spirits Festival
celebrating the world of all things liquor-based, it seems the liquor scene in Phoenix is really taking off. Local vendors like Arizona Distilling Co.
, AZ Bitters Lab
, and Desert Diamond Distillery
of Kingman mixed in with national distilleries like Aviation Gin and Garrison Brothers Whiskey to serve up samples of cocktails and tastes of their wares neat at Dr. AJ Park
in Downtown Chandler. With 15 tasting tickets, it was easy to try a little bit of everything at Saturday's event. Read the full story here. Photos by Heather Hoch