Thirsty Thursday May 28: New Releases from Craft Breweries in Arizona

Matthew JohnsonMay 28, 2020
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The only thing hotter than the pavement outdoors this weekend are these brand new craft beer releases. Here’s some of the freshest offerings from breweries around Arizona for the week of May 28. Stay hydrated out there!

THE BEER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Mesa)
Top Secret Battle Monkey
10% ABV double west coast IPA
Available in 4-pack cans for the first time
Releases Friday, May 29

THE SHOP BEER CO. (Tempe)
Gusto
7.1% ABV hazy IPA
Online ordering, $19 for a 4-pack

TOMBSTONE BREWING (Tombstone, AZ)
Dreher’s Original Bohemian Lager
4.7% ABV pilsner

SIMPLE MACHINE BREWING (Phoenix)
Lamp
5.7% ABV fruited sour with cranberries and blueberries

Courtesy Beer Research Institute
Courtesy Beer Research Institute
Courtesy SanTan Brewing
Courtesy SanTan Brewing

SANTAN BREWING (Chandler & Phoenix)
Lil’ Orange Alien
5.7%ABV IPA brewed with blood oranges

HISTORIC BREWING COMPANY
(Flagstaff & Williams)
Big Red Van
Cherry vanilla wheat beer
Collaboration with College Street Brewing

TCBC Beer (Litchfield Park)
AZ Slater
7.6% ABV New England-style double IPA

WREN HOUSE BREWING (Phoenix)
Stay Home Wally
10% ABV triple IPA

PUEBLO VIDA BREWING (Tucson)
Fire, 6.5% ABV IPA, available in cans and kegs
Willa, 4.% ABV dry-hopped pilsner
Ecotone, 8% ABV double IPA, available in cans and kegs

ARIZONA WILDERNESS (Gilbert & Phoenix)
Arizona State Parks & Trails
5.6% ABV pale ale

SENTINEL PEAK BREWING (Tucson)
Hero Dunkel
Available in 19.2 oz cans to-go

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Matthew Johnson is Director of Digital Content for PHOENIX. He writes about craft beer, sports and media.
If he missed something or if you have a question about craft beer in Arizona, please send him an email at matthew.johnson@citieswestmedia.com.
Sample our previous craft beer releases on the Desert Digest blog!

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