Since the times of the ancient Egyptians, humankind has had a special fondness for beers and other brews. They have become a staple of many cultures around the world, and it seems in every city or town you can find at least one. Scottsdale, Arizona is no exception, as you’ll find dozens of them dotted around the city and the surrounding area. Due to this, we’ve gone ahead and done the hard work and researched them to bring you the top five local-only breweries in Scottsdale!
Goldwater Brewing Co.
We’ve all had the large corporate run brews that seem to line every shelf that you examine when on the hunt for a cold one. Due to this, there is something incredibly special about a small, family-owned establishment, and that is what you will find here at Goldwater Brewing Co. Family-operated, this brewery has been perfecting their art for over 30 years, ensuring that you’ll be getting some of the best of the best from their years of hard-earned experience. You’ll find two of their taprooms in the area, one in Mesa (the neighboring town) and the other in Old Town Scottsdale, ensuring that you are tasting true Arizona made beer and nothing else. Considering they distribute to over 100 different restaurants and bars, you obviously are getting the chance to try a beer that many crave and enjoy all around the US. However, you’re lucky enough to be able to enjoy their brews directly from the source! At their tap room, you will find a large array of different drafts, including the Hundred Dollar Pils (a German Pilsner), the Dad Jokes 3 (A pale Lager), Gnarly Nectar (a New England IPA) and many others! So, if you are looking for a good family made beer and a lovely area to drink it, then make sure you check out Goldwater Brewing Co.).
The Desert Monks Brewing Co.
We all love a place we can go and relax, where we won’t feel judged and feel just as welcomed as we would amongst our own family and friends. Well, that is exactly what you’ll find at Desert Monks Brewing Co. Here you won’t just find good brews to work your way through, but a place for the everyman, a place where anyone can get a good beer and feel perfectly at place. You’ll find a large selection of various beers on tap when you visit, ranging from the Thick Mint (a double imperial stout) to the Sunshine Ale (a cream ale), and even low gluten beers such as the Sweet Temptress, which ensures that no matter the diet, everyone will be able to partake in their brews. To make things even better, you’ll have your choice to either sit in the tap room, surrounded by other chattering voices broken by occasionally laughter, or you can sit outside in their outdoor patio and enjoy a cold one under the hot Arizona sun.
If you find yourself with us for a special occasion, make sure you keep them in mind as they are more than welcome to host private parties. One thing to keep in mind though is they don’t serve food, however, don’t fear for you’re sure to find something to satisfy your rumbling stomach at the many food trucks stations outside. Make sure you come on Thursday though for trivia and let the academic minds challenge one another in intense competition. So, if you’re looking for friendly breweries in Scottsdale AZ in which you can truly rest comfortably, then make sure you check out The Desert Monks Brewing Co.
The Shop Beer Co.
We all enjoy the traditional classic beers and flavors that we have come to expect and love. However, there is something to getting to try something new, something unique, something that has never been done before. This strong desire for creativity with brewing is what makes The Shop Beer Co. truly stand out amongst its brethren and makes it no surprise that they were voted the New Times Best of Phoenix 2020. Here you will find a large range of different brews that were created with all the flair and passion of an artist. Not only that, but you will find a welcoming consistency with their brews, ensuring that when you come to The Shop, you are assured to have the same amazing experience you did the first time you walked through their doors. You will find such beers as the Crispy (Blonde Lager), or even the Wizard of the West (West Coast IPA), or even the Whale in Space (Hazy IPA). You’ll find many other brews with quite the interesting array of names, as well as flavors. If you find yourself in a hurry, don’t worry as they not only have a to go menu, but are more than happy to take part in online ordering, ensuring that no matter your schedule you’ll have a chance to try the creative brewery that is The Shop Beer Co.
Bone Haus Brewing
We all like a place that is more than just a spot to rest and enjoy some flavorful food, or a crisp refreshing drink, but someplace that tries to stand out from the crowd and always has something going on to fill an afternoon, or evening, with joyous memories. That is exactly what you’ll find at Bone Haus Brewing, who not only provide a wide selection of unique and tasty brews but also host many events throughout the year and week. You’ll find the typical such as live music, but you’ll also find some strikingly unique events as well including a bat presentation, a large public BBQ, and even educational presentations on the making of beer. So, make sure you check out their calendar before you come and see what experiences might await. Apart from the events, they of course have a large selection of different beers ranging in flavors and styles from the Cooper Crypt (Imperial IPA) to the Whisper of Geronimo (An Oatmeal Stout), to the Zeiger Hazy Pale (New England Pale Ale) and everything in between. However, these brewers are more than just beer lovers, they truly take a passion in everything that makes up a good beer, from the techniques to even the beer can art. This being said, it truly no wonder so many flock to Bone Haus Brewing every day.
Wren House Brewing Company
We’ve now explored four of the most popular breweries in the area. However, we now come to our number one spot, which quite properly goes to Wren House Brewing Company. Having won many awards from the 2020 Great American Beer Festival Gold to being voted the Best Craft Beer of 2020, it comes as no surprise that for many Wren House is the go-to place when they wish to escape the heat and relax with a good cold brew for an afternoon. You’ll find that not only do they offer a wide range of flavors, but they also are more than willing to experiment with various techniques from around the world and with various styles to produce some truly one-of-a-kind brews that you are assured to never try elsewhere. You’ll find that on tap they have a large range of different brews from the Lady Banks (a sour gose) to the Valley Beer (American lager), to the Spellbinder IPA and many more in between. Not only this, but you’ll find that like many of the breweries on this list, they don’t just offer a cool air-conditioned tap room for you to enjoy, but also a lovely patio for those who wish to bask and soak in the Arizona rays. So, if you are looking for a unique, and wonderful place to grab a cold beer, and maybe even make some new friends, then make sure you check out the Wren House Brewing Company today!
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