The craft beer revolution has taken the desert by storm. With more than 100 Arizona breweries popping up in the Phoenix metropolitan area, it's no surprise that the city has become a hop paradise, home to an impressive array of award-winning, nationally recognized craft beers, growing breweries, and brewers eager to make their mark. If you're looking for the best places to enjoy a cold one in Maricopa County, here are some of our top picks. O. H.
S. O. Brewery is a great place to start. The acronym stands for Outrageous Homebrewer's Social Outpost, and it's the perfect spot for a pint with your pup by your side.
With more than 40 taps of O. Brews and guest beers, wines and cocktails, plus a top-notch dining menu, you won't be disappointed. Wren House Brewing Co. is another great option for craft beer lovers in Maricopa County. This new brewery is located in a 1920s bungalow and serves an incredible mix of craft beers with magnificent designs that highlight the best features of the Sonoran Desert.
Be sure to try their Valley Beer first and then sample other brews like Wally & The Gang Triple IPA or Black is Beautiful American Stout malted Beer – part of the proceeds from this beer goes to the NAACP. If you're looking for food and beer pairings, Phoenix has plenty of breweries and restaurants to choose from. From gastropubs to brewpubs, there are plenty of options for beer lovers looking to explore the city's craft beer scene. Visit Phoenix is your source for everything you need to know about the city and the Sonoran Desert – from major events and things to do to attractions and experiences you won't find anywhere else. Finally, don't forget about Perch Brewery in historic downtown Chandler. This brewery is home to 50 rescued tropical birds, whose cages dot this lush landscaped patio and rooftop bar – making it a unique spot for craft beer lovers. Maricopa County is home to some of the best craft breweries in Arizona, offering an incredible selection of award-winning beers and unique experiences that can't be found anywhere else.
Whether you're looking for a place to enjoy a cold one with your pup or want to explore the city's craft beer scene with food and beer pairings, there's something for everyone in Maricopa County.