Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.76/5
Based on:
27 Beers
594 Reviews
Place Score: 92
Reviews: 83
Visits: 154
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1340 E 8th St
Ste 104
Tempe, Arizona, 85281-4396
United States
phone: (480) 303-9967

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @fourpeaksbrew

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Reviews: 83 | Visits: 154
Reviews by portia99:
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4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Well, I've been to Phoenix a number of times...took me a while to get into this place, but I've been back at least 5 times now. Located in a strange neighborhood...in fact, first time I tried to come here, I took a look and decided to pass and go to option 2...man, was I wrong.

A - Big, wide open spaces is the name of the game here. Lively, young (just off of the ASU campus) crowd. Lots of friendly, young, and attractive service people and clientele - a definite plus - especially over their other location in Scottsdale. Bar is huge. Nice, large outdoor area (where we sat this time around...espcially nice to be able to sit outside comfortably in February, being a New Englander). Great, relaxed atmosphere to pass an afternoon after a round of golf, a spring training baseball game, or an spend an evening out.

Q - I've always enjoyed and been impressed with the quality and variety of beer available here. Something for every palette. This time around I spent the afternoon enjoying their seasonal Double Knot (missed it by a couple days last year), an amazing DIPA - definitely top 5 that I've ever had...had 3 and left very happy. The regular Hop Knot, Kilt Lifter, and their Hefeweizen (can't remember the name at the moment) are all good (have had myself) and I've gotten good reviews on others from companions here.

S - This is a large and typically very busy place. I have to say that they staff it very well, quality and quantity. Usually if I get there early, the service staff is standing around for a little while (too many people working), but when things get going they still keep up pretty well. Not a 5 star establishment, but as far as brewpubs go, they handle things smooothly, courteously, and efficiently...and are usually an attractive bunch too, as a bonus.

S - Selection is always quite good. A large variety of styles including seasonals and a cask selection regularly too. Something for all levels of BA...even the newly initiated. Being close to the ASU campus gets lots of variety in the crowd, from the macro swilling college jocks, Arizona golf tourists and the more beer savvy crowd.

F - I've always enjoyed the food here at Four Peaks. My personal favorite is the garlic cheese bread (basically a sauce-less pizza)..excellent. Large variety of appetizers, regular pub food and some southwest specialties. Again, not 5 star dining, but for a brewpub the food is excellent (and I prefer the brewpub food to the fine dining on most occasions).

V - I would say value is overall quite good. This time, we had 4 people who each got a burger/sandwhich/pizza and we shared an appetizer plus 10-11 beers (it was happy hour) for $63 plus tip...for a Boston guy, that is unheard of...I'm used to walking out of my favorite brewpubs here with only 2 people at a higher dollar value than this.

Overall, one of my favorite brewpubs in the country. I've been here at least 5 times and it has become a regular stop on my trips to the Phoenix area. I've also introduced several people to this place and they always ask about it when I talk about my travels to AZ. Highly recommend it...I would say easily the best brewpub in the Valley of the Sun. (3,174 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of mwaltz99
3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Sailor2k
4.98/5  rDev +20.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Hop_Lover
4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

This was an awesome stop on my trip to Arizona. I highly recommend this brewery. (80 characters)

Photo of TheVerbalHermanMunster
4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

This is a great place for day drinking. A must try is the "from scratch" chicken fingers with the jalapeno dressing. Fries are some of the best as well. (152 characters)

Photo of Sixpoint
4.32/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tjumfrid
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Determined_021
4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of FanbladeNoise
4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of backslide311
3.84/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of WoolyFSU
4.36/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

I really enjoyed this place. Went there one night over Christmas with my brother and it was the perfect blend of brew pub/bar/restaurant. There were places to sit at the bar, high tops, low tops, and outside seating depending on what vibe you were looking for. Had the green chili cheese fries and they were awesome. I will definitely be going back (and not just because its only two blocks from my brother's apartment). (420 characters)

Photo of Hop_God
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of almostjay
4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Mpontiakos
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of AdamTebbs
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Great place. I used to hang out here in College. Lots a great memories (70 characters)

Photo of breadwinner
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Absolute stalwart of the AZ brewing scene, and their 8th Street location is an icon in its own right. Big, airy, open feel, pretty sure they only have swamp cooling, so it can get a touch warm in the summer months. But, it's also oozes a laid back atmosphere, and offers a pretty fantastic menu. Good beer selection, almost always with a seasonal or two and, usually, at least one cask selection (which they manage very well). Pretty much can't do Phoenix beer without hitting Four Peaks. (488 characters)

Photo of misternebbie
4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of IPA_Brady87
5/5  rDev +21.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of italianstallion
4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of bsuedekum
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Mattfly77
1/5  rDev -75.8%

Photo of Lobina
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Photo of Roxi
5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery in Tempe, AZ
92 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.