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Papago Brewing

Not Rated.
Papago BrewingPapago Brewing
Based on:
6 Beers
296 Hads
Place Score: 96
Reviews: 135
Visits: 167
Avg: 4.33
pDev: n/a
Taps: 30
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

7107 E McDowell Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona, 85257-3315
United States
phone: (480) 425-7439

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Reviews: 135 | Visits: 167
Reviews by Floydster:
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I went to this place three straight days a few weekends ago, we were staying at the Best Western across the parking lot, that worked out very nicely I might add, place has an odd location for an establishment of this caliber but that makes it even cooler, walk in and see several groups of people sharing beers and watching sports, looked like my kind of place already, immediately see tons of fridges along the back left wall stocked with tons of bottles, I cannot remember all of the bottles and cans of stuff we had while there but here a few, Alaskan Baltic Porter, Odell Bourbon Barrel Stout, Papago Oude Zuipers Tripel, Prescott Liquid Amber, and the Ska and Avery collaboration wheat beer, they had everything from Dogfish Head to Great Divide, Mikkeller, Brewdog, Oskar Blues, Bruery, Lost Abbey, Breckenridge, Big Sky, Green Flash, and Stone in bottles, they had thirty or so taps and all were craft or imports, while I was there I had the Oak Creek Brown Ale, several Papago brews that I will input reviews later on, I think I had five of the seven that were on draft at the time, as well as Sierra Nevada Estate IPA, the highlight was probably the cask of Sun Up Armadillo Red, they serve ten ounces of all draft beers for three dollars which was awesome, got to try more that way, did not have a single pint so I do not know what the prices were, we had the beer bread bites with marinara one night and the buffalo chicken pizza another night, both were very good, warning that the particular pizza is spicy, the staff was helpful and seemed to know what they were talking about, it was funny going back consistently because we saw them wearing the same clothes each day which was pretty gross, they have a cool display of old rare bottles lining the window to this place, they are open late which was nice because we were so busy during the day, and thankfully the place did not get too crowded on the weekends, I will be going back every time I am in the area, awesome place in Scottsdale that I recommend to anybody who loves craft beer

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Purified
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of JackiO
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Love this place! Always a good tap list, and recently it's been one of the best in the area. Pretty good bottle selection, and good food, too.

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Photo of PassMeAZima
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of NJB145
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Great beer bar in an easy to get to spot. Kind of a pirate ship vibe on the inside with a bunch of big wooden decor elements. Low-key and chill. Huge bottle selection and a ton of drafts. I was able to try a whole bunch of beers thanks to small pour options. I didn't have any food, so I can't comment on that. Awesome spot in greater Phoenix.

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Photo of Kylo76
3.76/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

They do not brew the best beers in town but have an outstanding tap list and a really cool place to hang out. Great bottle selection as well!

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Photo of Hop_God
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of Mpontiakos
4.59/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of breadwinner
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of italianstallion
3.88/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of bsuedekum
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Kino
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of AlexM
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of JaSanDiego
5/5  rDev +15.5%

A bottle shop inside a brew pub with decent food. Ok in my book.

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Photo of Coconuts
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of wrightst
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of kaleodrum
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of kfirestone
3/5  rDev -30.7%

Photo of timlyon
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of wegass
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of Camjmorton
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Bobhoya
4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Papago Brewing in Scottsdale, AZ
96 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.