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Sun Up Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Sun Up Brewing Co.Sun Up Brewing Co.

54 Ratings
Ratings: 54
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Active Beers: 18
Beer Ratings: 119
Beer Avg: 3.7
Taps: 8
Bottles: 6
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

322 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, Arizona, 85012-1614
United States
phone: (602) 279-8909

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Formerly known as Brewer's Den and as Sonora Brewhouse.

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Reviews by mzwolinski:
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4.4/5  rDev +8.4%

This is the brewpub arm of Sonora Brewing Companny. Their brewery is located elsewhere in the city -- see their website for maps and directions to both.

As such, it's set up more like a restaurant than a bar. Fairly smallish, it has a cozy atmosphere, complemented by the friendly waitstaff. In my experience, they're able to give you the standard speeches regarding the beers they have on tap, but not much else. [I asked how many IBUs their amber ale had, and was surprised to hear the response "in the low fives" until I figured she probably thought I meant ABV]

The food is very good for a brewpub -- more like restaurant fare, really. Quite good.

6 year-round taps, featuring a decent selection including an Pale Ale, a hefe, a porter and so on. 2 seasonal taps, which held an altbier and a dry stout, and one cask ale make for a fairly good selection of beers. See their website for a complete list.

Altogether, a fairly decent brewpub. One of Phoenix's better establishments.

09-22-2002 20:38:16 | More by mzwolinski
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-22-2014 15:45:05 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

08-04-2014 13:20:26 | More by vinniegoot
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

06-26-2014 12:52:50 | More by MeadLady
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

06-18-2014 05:41:11 | More by Jmitchell3
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-17-2014 14:36:13 | More by timlyon
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4.31/5  rDev +6.2%

I have been to Sun Up a couple times and I went last night with my friend and DD with the idea of writing a review. This place is 30 miles away and worth the trip.

A: I like this place. It reminds me of a mom and pop place when you walk in. A bar strait ahead, tables to the right and booths to the left. That's not all: there is a patio and past the patio there is another area to seat. The parking has never been a problem for me which is a real plus. We tied a heat record yesterday and the A/C was nice and cool. The staff said they were trying to make the patio dog-friendly and this would make the place outstanding for me.

Q: This place brews some great beers! I always try something on the seasonal list and there is always something on cask. Yesterday it was a Spiced Belgium Ale. When I was there last time, I tried a Double IPA on cask.

S: The servers are great. I haven't been there enough so that they know me; but the service is fast and friendly. Servers seem to know their beer which is always important to me.

S: Several regular craft beers and more than a couple of seasonal beers that rotate insure that I find something that I like. I don't think that they serve guest beers but the selection of the brews they make are very good to outstanding.

F: The food is far better than bar food. I had the hamburger with the homemade chips: very good.

V: Regular beers for $4.50, seasonal beers for $5.00, and growlers for $11.00 (regular beer) is a good deal for good beer. There is a happy hour but I have always missed it.

I recommend this place to you guys in BA. I would like to meet the brewer someday and shake his hand!

06-04-2014 02:35:08 | More by JohnnyJam
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-28-2014 05:36:41 | More by Camjmorton
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-07-2014 00:12:53 | More by trytoketchup
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-03-2014 20:05:40 | More by LXIXME
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