The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild is excited to announce that Arizona Beer Week, inarguably one of the best weeks of the year for the state’s craft beer lovers will take place February 15-22, 2014. The event celebrates craft beer with over 200 events on tap from Flagstaff to Tucson and every brew-lovin’ burg in between. The week will feature beer tastings galore, festivals, beer dinners, craft beer ice cream tastings, special releases, brewery tours and so much more. The Arizona Craft Brewing scene is rapidly growing and the 4th annual Arizona Beer Week is poised to be the largest ever!
The event emphasizes craft beer education, celebrates the artistry of brewing, and will showcase the unveiling of several never-before-seen suds! Check out the list below, to see what some of our members are doing to celebrate Arizona Beer Week.
To access the full list of official events, and to learn more about the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, visit: http://www.craftbeeraz.com/. The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild is kicking off the week with the 14th Annual Arizona Strong Beer Festival at Indian Steele Park—Should be good times!
All Week Specials
Apps & Taps @ Prescott Brewing Co Description: A different appetizer will be prepared and served each day of the week .... and each one comes with the guest's choice of a pint of beer. - See more here
$3 Craft Beers all week @ Zinburger Enjoy $3 craft beers all week! Visit us anytime between February 15th and February 22nd and help us celebrate Craft Beer Week at any Zinbuger location - See more here
Four Peaks Skirt Chaser 5k Join Four Peaks Brewing Company for the Skirt Chaser 5k Tempe! We're bringing all the fun and festivities back to Tempe Town Lake. Whether you love running or playing (or both!), be prepared to push your limits on the road and the dance floor! Finish a few paces from the Four Peaks Beer Garden, mingle with other fun-lovin' runners, and the trifecta is complete! Find more info here
Four Peaks Brews on a Boat Cruise The Desert Belle and Four Peaks are pleased to announce a unique experience for this year's Arizona Beer Week: A beer dinner on a boat! With 5 courses each paired with a different Four Peaks brew, you'll be taken on a leisurely ride around Saguaro Lake throughout the dinner, making this an enjoyable one-of-a-kind event.
Four Peaks Progression of the Pale Enjoy a journey through the progression of pale ales with Four Peaks Brewing Company at Flanny's Bar & Grill on Monday, February 17th! Four Peaks will be featuring six of their beers for this educational tasting, advancing through the different styles that have contributed to their pale offerings over the years. For $10.25, you'll receive six 5oz pours and a commemorative Four Peaks glass in honor of AZ Beer Week! Cask 8th Street Pale Ale 8th Street Pale Ale Raj IPA Hop Knot Double Knot Short Hop Session IPA Cost: $10.25 - See more here
SanTan Brewing and Four Peaks Brewing Beer Dinner – 6pm – 9pm Arizona's two largest brewing companies are coming together for the first time ever to bring you an amazing beer dinner! This is one you won't want to miss! Vintage 95 chef Michael Wahlberg has created a tantalizing menu of head-on grilled prawns, spiced chicken fritters, pan-seared frog legs, and a deconstructed feijoada (a Portuguese meat and bean stew) with crispy pork belly and grilled pork ribs. Beers will include SanTan’s Saison di Aleatico, Heavy D (imperial Devils Ale), and Russian imperial stout, and Four Peaks’ Double Knot imperial IPA, Odelay Mexican chocolate ale, and Beer Week collaboration Weizenbock. The cost of the 6 p.m. dinner is $65 per person. The first 100 people to arrive will get a special glass etched with the logos of SanTan, Four Peaks, Vintage 95, and Beer Week.
Four Peaks Brewery Tours – 2-4 pm It's the moment that you've been dreaming of! Four Peaks is hosting a series of brewery tours to the general public on Wednesday, February 19th in honor of Arizona Beer Week! Educational and informational, this is a one of a kind guided tour through the historic turn-of-the-century Creamery Building. See how beer is made from the individual ingredients all the way through canning, bottling and kegging! We are now taking reservations for afternoon tours beginning at 2:00pm, 2:45pm, 3:30pm and 4:15pm. These tours will be limited to 12 people each, will be guided by a Four Peaks brewer and will allow the participants to see areas of the brewery previously only heard about in legend or "from that one guy!" There will be a $10 charge to take the tour that will include a commemorative Four Peaks AZBW glass and (2) 10 oz. draft beers.
Four Peaks Beer Dinner at Beckett’s Table – 6 – 8 pm Join Beckett's Table for a three course beer tasting menu paired with Four Peaks brews. Join the gang from the award-winning Four Peaks Brewing Company at Beckett’s Table for a one-night-only beer pairing dinner! Chef Justin & Jeff alongside Four Peaks Chef Mark Betsko have crafted a 3-course beer-centric experience paired with Four Peak beers. Dinner is only $42 + tax per person. We will sell out fast for this one. Call us at 602-954-1700 to reserve your seat and make sure you tell our host you are here for the beer dinner. Menu: 1st Southern Hospitality Platter: beer poached and chilled shrimp, collard green pecan pesto, pickled tomatoes, pickled mustard seeds, house smoked horseradish fontina *Paired with Sunbru 2nd Housemade Pork Belly Pastrami housemade sauerkraut, brioche pretzel, thousand island pickle relish *Paired with Kilt Lifter 3rd La Plancha Seared Domestic Lamb Chops white bean garlic puree, pickled peppers, preserved lemon, escarole, mustard breadcrumbs *Paired with Hop Knot Cost: $42.00++ per person - See more here
Flanny’s Colorado Firkin Festival – 6-10pm Join Flanny's and these great Colorado Breweries for our 3rd annual Colorado Firkin Night. Odell ,Left Hand, Ska, New Belgium, Breckenridge, Oskar Blues, Epic and Great Divide will be bringing some great cask conditioned beers along with other specialty beers on tap. Event starts at 6pm on Thursday February 20th. - See more here
House of Tricks’s Bar Food with a Twist – 6-9 pm On Thursday, February 20th, House of Tricks will be serving a five-course dinner paired with select beers from Four Peaks Brewing Company. Chef Kelly Fletcher will be putting his own special twist on traditional bar foods with unique flavor combinations and unexpected surprises sure to delight the palate. Fondue Gruyere Dipped Grilled Baguettes with Shaved Prosciutto, Granny Smith Apples and Fig Mustard Sunbru Kolsch Style Ale Fish and Chips Panko Crusted Cod Served on Crispy Potato Planks with Malt Vinegar Gastrique and Tartar Sauce Beurre Blanc 8th Street Pale Ale Beer & Brat Beer Braised Bratwurst with Stone Fruit Mustard Served with Coriander Sweet Pickles and Pretzel Bread Pudding Hefewiezen Bavarian Wheat-Style Ale Foiepper Foie Gras Cheeseburger Slider with Truffle Oil and Tartufo Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, and Onion on a Sesame Seed Bun Raj IPA S’Mores Marshmallow Brulee with Mexican Beer Syrup, Cinnamon Graham Crackers and Dark Chocolate Mousse ¡Odelay! Mexican Chocolate Ale $75 All Inclusive Cost: $75.00 Reservations: Please RSVP through this link: http://www.houseoftricks.com/event_detail.php?id=189 or call House of Tricks at (480) 968-1114. Space is limited, so make your reservations soon! Reservation Phone Number: (480) 968-1114 - See more here
We will continue to update this page, as more events are announced, so stay tuned!