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Arizona breweries are busy cranking out new brews all the time. Here’s what’s new this week and releasing this weekend. GOLDWATER BREWING  CRIMSON CLOUDS NO. 4 southwest hazy IPA. Pre-orders open Friday, April 17. $22 per four-pack. HAZY GATES lite hazy IPA back in stock. $16 per four-pack. SIX FOOT CHEERS saison. $16 per four-pack. WREN HOUSE BREWING LAS FRESCAS MANDERINI fruited sour.  $20 four a four-pack. TOGETHER pale ale.  Limited amount available in crowlers....

THE SCENE Like the phrase “meltingly tender,” the term “upscale gastropub” has become a tired cliché in food writing, and yet here I am invoking it to describe Pig & Pickle. I just can’t think of a better way to sum up what it’s serving its lucky South Scottsdale neighborhood: scratch-made comfort food with fancy flourishes (full disclosure: my favorite kind of food) and a well-stocked bar with familiar favorites and fun surprises, all in...

THE SCENE The Roosevelt Row location of Keith Shanks and Patty Gii’s Uptown Phoenix wine bar Rott n’ Grapes is a dreamy urban bistro: cool exposed brick walls, antique-y mirrors, non-cheesy wine bottle displays, chic low-top tables and chairs abutting plush magenta seating running the length of the restaurant, an open-window bar, a second-story loft and even a subterranean “speakeasy.” Fleetwood Mac, The Mamas and the Papas, Wings and Billy Joel play on the sound...