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Sun Up Brewing Co.

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Based on:
26 Beers
199 Hads
Place Score: 90
Reviews: 44
Visits: 69
Avg: 4.01
pDev: n/a
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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Place added by: Todd

Formerly known as Brewer's Den and as Sonora Brewhouse.
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Reviews: 44 | Visits: 69
Reviews by scoobybrew:
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3.53/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3

I stopped in here on a recent trip visiting friends in Phoenix.

The place struck me as a small Mexican restaurant as I stepped in. At least, the kind I've been familiar with back in the Midwest. There didn't seem to be much room, but it was very friendly if not cozy.

All the beers in our sampler were decent and well done. I preferred the amber as it seemed to be the best to style.

The service was decent. However, we did get kind of stuck in the corner and after we got our first beers, we might have been forgotten. As it was early afternoon it was probably shift change, so it's somewhat forgivable. (I wasn't thirsty long.)

Typical brewpub number of selections and styles, nothing really jumped out at me as unique, but it was well rounded.

Didn't try the food, but seemed to be bar/grill type fair, meaning a step above just pub grub.

Overall it was a pleasant experience. If I ever make it back to Phoenix I'd like to have lunch or dinner here and see what the food is like.

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More User Reviews:
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3.61/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

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4.09/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Sixpoint
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of tjumfrid
4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of cbcrunch
3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Kylo76
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of gkoz
4/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.65/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Hop_God
3.56/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of breadwinner
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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4.08/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of StoutBrotha602
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Good place i have been on the inside.. they serve cask ales and have a beer named after the Light rail here in Phoenix

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -19%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of JohnnyJam
4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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!

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Sun Up Brewing Co. in Phoenix, AZ
90 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.