Thirsty Thursday: New Craft Beer Releases from AZ Breweries

Matthew JohnsonJuly 9, 2020
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There’s really no other way to escape the 114 degree heat this weekend than to stay inside or in the pool – and stay hydrated. Here’s all the new craft beers released from Arizona breweries for this week. As always, hydrate responsibly!

Arizona Wilderness (Gilbert & Phoenix)

  • DC Mountain DIPA
  • Can.Art. IPL collaboration with Modern Times

Now delivering to Tucson and Flagstaff in addition to deliveries across the Valley.

Front Pourch Brewing (Phoenix)

It Ain’t Space Science, 6.2% ABV hazy IPA

Desert Monks Brewing (Gilbert)

Safe and Sound, 6.5% ABV IPA on tap and in 4-pack cans

Online ordering available for curbside pickup.

12 West (Gilbert & Mesa)

People Power, 6.5% ABV hazy IPA. Available in 16-oz. 4-packs for $18.

Huss Brewing (Tempe & Phoenix)

Black is Beautiful, summer stout. Collaboration with Weathered Souls Brewing to raise awareness about injustice. Here’s our story on it from last month.

Dillinger Brewing (Tucson)

Shift Beer, 5% ABV blonde ale

Harbottle Brewing (Tucson)

Schlürpen, 5% ABV sour watermelon ale. Brewer’s note: We named it “Schlürpen”, a totally nonsensical, made up word. But if the Germans had a word for the sound someone makes while eating watermelon, we are pretty sure this would be it!

Pueblo Vida (Tucson)

  • Infusion Creamsicle zessed pale ale
  • Moderne, 6.5% ABV IPA with notes of peach jam and raspberry. Available in 16-oz. 4-pack cans.
  • Fruit Punch Shortcut, 4.8% ABV kettle sour. Tart with notes of tropical fruit punch. Available in 12-oz. 6-pack cans.

Sedona Beer Co. (Sedona)

  • Kölschture Shock, an Americanization of the classic Kölsch style with local blue corn. Brewer’s note: Fluffy and approachable, yet with hidden depths of flavor.
  • 2 Juicy 2 Hazy. Brewer’s note: An upgrade on the original, this juice bomb is finished with lots of Azacca and Citra hops.
  • Black is Beautiful, export style stout. Brewer’s note: Made to raise awareness to the injustices that many people of color face. Proceeds go to NAACP Legal Fund.

Fate Brewing (3 Valley locations)

Fatality IPA, 7.5% ABV and too many IBU. Brewer’s note: Specifically designed to “finish” your taste buds with an irresponsible number of hops, including Citra, Mosaic, Centennial, Chinook and CTZ.

Wren House Brewing (Phoenix)

Black Excellence, 9.7% ABV imperial stout. Available Friday in 4-pack cans for curbside pickup or delivery.

Throne Brewing (Glendale & Peoria)

Mai Lager Buddies, 7.7% ABV German style Maibock. Collaboration with 6 other Valley breweries, this releases on Friday on draft and in 16oz 4-pack cans.

Simple Machine Brewing (Phoenix)

Pillow Session, 5.4% ABV hazy IPA. Available in crowlers, growlers and 16-oz. 4-packs.

Blackberry Blonde, 5% ABV blonde ale. Available in cans for purchase online or in person. Mask required to enter the brewery.

Black is Beautiful, 9% ABV imperial black IPA. Releases on Friday. Available in crowlers and growlers this weekend and in cans by next week.

Coming Soon…

Bone Haus Brewing (Fountain Hills)

Three new beers launching July 14.

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