Breweries & Tasting Rooms
ARIDUS WINE COMPANY Tasting room for a Willcoxarea (southern Arizona) winemaker. Try ve wines for $10, then apply a $10 credit to the purchase of a bottle of your favorite. www.ariduswineco.com. 7173 E. Main St., 520.954.2676. ARIZONA WILDERNESS BREWING CO. Gilbert’s rst brewery experiments with styles and pro les, and the food menu is indulgent too: jalapeño meatloaf sliders, thick fries drowned in beer cheese, more than a dozen burgers and several pickled sides. Brewpub open daily at 11 am; tasting room closed M. www.azwbeer.com. 721 N. Arizona Ave., Gilbert, 480.284.9863. THE BEER RESEARCH INSTITUTE This Mesa-based maker of an IPA, vanilla porter, dark ale and Belgian saison offers tasting ights served in brass-knuckleshaped racks and happily taps select brews from other houses. BRI plays up its laboratory identity with beaker-glass pendant lamps and visible brewing tanks, and plays to beer-related appetites with pull-apart pretzels, fries with poutine, and something called “meat candy.” www.thebeer researchinstitute.com. 1641 S. Stapley Dr., Mesa, 480.892.2020. FATE BREWING CO. Pair snack plates, greens and wood- red pizzas with house beers and rotating guest taps. Fate Brewing Co. labels include a cream ale, stout and barrel-aged sour golden ale. Su brunch. www.fatebrewing.com. 7337 E. Shea Blvd., 480.994.1275. 1312 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480.656.9100. FOUR PEAKS BREWING Tempe-brewed beers accompany decent pub grub; some brews even make it into tiramisu and milkshakes. www.four peaks.com. 1340 E. 8th St., Tempe, 480.303.9967.
Sonora Village, 15745 N. Hayden Rd., 480.991.1795. GOLDWATER BREWING CO. Initiated brewing and tasting efforts inside a snug garage-like space in mid-2015; the inaugural lineup features a bitter ale, pale ale and Kölsch-style ale. www. goldwaterbrewing.com. 3608 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480.350.7305. HUSS BREWING CO. This husband-and-wife brewery makes a Scottsdale Blonde ale and a seasonal rice pudding porter, and the tap room features house and fellow-Arizona brews, 20 handles at a time. www.hussbrewing.com. 1520 W. Mineral Rd., Tempe, 480.264.7611. LDV WINE GALLERY The Rhone varietals of southeastern Arizona’s Lawrence Dunham Vineyards (Syrah/Petite Syrah, Grenache, Viognier) are poured by the taste or glass from an art-gallery bar and on two patios, and also sold by the bottle. Closed M-Tu. www.ldvwinegallery.com. 6851 E. 1st St., 480.664.4822. PEDAL HAUS BREWERY Brand-new, crowdaccommodating facility with brews in development and Euro bites in circulation. www.pedalhausbrewery.com. 730 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480.314.2337. SADDLE MOUNTAIN BREWING CO. This West Valley brewery is run by a husband-andwife team. Traildigger-label brews include Belgian Wit, Tuskegee Red Tails red ale and Chasing Tail amber ale, among other brewery staples and seasonals. www.saddlemountainbrewing.com. 15651 W. Roosevelt St., Goodyear, 623.249.5520. SUNUP BREWING CO. Hearty pub grub supports SunUp’s hefty array of standard (amber ale, vanilla porter) and seasonal (coffee porter, White Russian stout) brews. www.sunupbrewing.com. 322 E. Camelback Rd., 602.279.8909.