Arizona Beer Week Activities and Events in Northern Arizona

arizona_beer_week_logo_header3The fifth annual Arizona Beer Week is on tap for next week, and Arizona breweries have planned a big celebration. Arizona Beer Week hits northern Arizona Feb. 12 – 21, 2015. Brewers across Arizona, from Phoenix to Tucson, and from Flagstaff to Cottonwood to Pine, are prepping for new brews, fun and family-friendly events that will help showcase the amazing craft beer culture that is exploding statewide.

You don't have to be in one of the metro areas to find fun, beer-related activities - Northern Arizona has so much going on that you can find all the local beer you're looking for without leaving the region. Check out these Local First Arizona members who are participating in the week's activities and setting up opportunties where thirsty beer fans can quench their thirst.

Events are added daily on the Arizona Beer Week website, so for a complete list of events, visit But we have a few tips for our top local picks here:

Ongoing APPS & TAPS at Prescott Brewing Company – Prescott Brewing Company (Prescott) Sedona Pints and Flights- Sedona Golf Resort (Sedona)

Thursday, Feb 12 Historic Brewing Happy Hour – Ground Control (Flagstaff) AZ Beer Week Kick off Party featuring Mother Road – Hops on Birch (Flagstaff) Beer Trivia! – Lumber Yard Brewery (Flagstaff)

Saturday, Feb. 14 Seasonal Beer Dinner Release –THAT Brewery (Pine)

Sunday, Feb. 15 AZ Brewery Apparel Night – THAT Brewery (Cottonwood)

Monday. Feb. 16 Beer & Useless Crap Trivia Night – THAT Brewery (Cottonwood) Beer and Chocolate Pairing – Lumberyard Brewing Company (Flagstaff) The Biggest Little Beer Dinner – Pizzicletta (Flagstaff) **Also on Feb 17 and 18

Tuesday, Feb. 17 Historic Tap Takeover Mardi Gras Party – State Bar (Flagstaff) Beer and Whiskey Pairing- Lumberyard Brewing Company (Flagstaff)

Wednesday. Feb. 18 Four Peaks and Wanderlust Brewing Tap Takeover – Hops on Birch (Flagstaff) Service Industry Night – THAT Brewery (Cottonwood) Beer and Chocolate Pairing- Beaver Street Brews and Cues (Flagstaff) Mother Road Brewmaster’s Dinner – BRIX (Flagstaff)

Thursday Feb 19 Firkin Thursday- Lumberyard Brewing Company and Beaver Street Brews and Cues (Flagstaff)

Friday, Feb. 20 Bike & THAT Brews and Live Music – THAT Brewery (Cottonwood) Historic Tap Takeover – Hops on Birch (Flagstaff) Mother Road Cask Night at Whole Foods – River Road (Flagstaff) The ABV: Beer Dinner – The ABV (Flagstaff) Beer and Donut Pairing – THAT Brewery (Pine) *Also on 2/21

Friday, Feb 21 Brewery Tours and Tasting- THAT Brewery (Cottonwood) Annual Stews & Brews Hike – THAT Brewery (Pine)

Other things to look for during Arizona Beer Week:

CkPlsQuadCitiesPrescott Brewing Company Featured on Check, Please! Arizona Prescott Brewing Company will be featured on the Emmy award winning PBS show, “Check, Please! Arizona,” during Arizona Beer Week. The show will also feature Murphy's Restaurant and El Gato Azul. For more information, visit Check, Please! on The featuer airs on KAET Channel 8 on Thursday evening 2/12/15 7 p.m. and then again on Saturday afternoon 2/14/15 at 3 p.m.

Granite Mountain Brewing is kicking off AZ Beer Week on Friday, February 13th!
The team at Granite Mountain Brewery has  been busy revamping the brewery in it's entirety - they have a new brewer, hired a chef to join the team and are working on sprucing up the Brewery & Taproom. Oh, and they're adding more taps! Granite Mountain Brewing is located at 123 N. Cortez in Downtown Prescott. Open since August 2012, the Brewery & Taproom have been a comfortable gathering place for friends, family and beer lovers, alike.
New head brewer, Jerrad Smith, joined the team in December and is bringing his big, bold brewing style to the lineup. They'll be launching Practice Run Pale and Black Cow Milk Stout on Friday the 13th. Throughout AZ Beer Week, they'll also tap a Double IPA, an Irish Red, a Belgian Saison and a single IPA. They are also starting to feature guest taps from fellow microbreweries from around the state. During AZ Beer Week, they'll tap brews from Wanderlust Brewing (Flag), Historic Brewing (Flag), OHSO (Phoenix), The Perch (Chandler) and Bold Barley Brewing (Phoenix) ... most are brand new to Prescott and will be available *exclusively* at the Brewery & Taproom!
Chef Rich Davis has been hard at work, creating an entirely new menu for the Brewery & Taproom. Look for craft beer-inspired entrees, appetizers and fresh salads. Stay tuned for weekly specials and beer-pairing events as we head into spring.
Clarkdale Beer weekClarkdale Hop! Celebrate Arizona Beer Week All week long, you can check out special brews at Four-Eight Wineworks and 10-12 Lounge with flight specials, and even wine pairings. Verde Canyon Railroad will feature private-label beer brewed by Oak Creek Brewing Company, Main Street Cafe will offer personal pizza and beer specials and Su Casa will feature Arizona beers with their delicious Mexican food. The Copper Art Museum will feature beer and brewing vessels in the museum, and the Caboose Gift Shop will provide the perfect photo opportunity in historic downtown Clarkdale. On Friday, February 20th, the 10-12 Lounge will feature a unique firkin of THAT Brewery's special dry-hopped IPA - it will be tapped at 6pm and will be poured until it's gone!
Criollo Latin Kitchen, Proper Meats & Provisions and BRIX team up for Beer Week Activities
Visit Brix on Wednesday, February 18 for a partnership with Mother Road Brewery to join a beer maker dinner. Reservations required.
Join Criollo Latin Kitchen for daily specials on Flagstaff's breweries
On Saturday, February 21 join Proper Meats & Provisions and Historic Brewing for a beer brunch!
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