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Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

54 Ratings
Ratings: 54
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 8.26%
Active Beers: 53
Beer Ratings: 541
Beer Avg: 4.08
Taps: 6
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

721 N Arizona Ave
Ste 103
Gilbert, Arizona, 85233-3405
United States
phone: (480) 284-9863

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(Place added by: Jeremy6566 on 09-06-2013)
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4.52/5  rDev -1.7%

sholland119, Today at 02:27 AM
Photo of Irrenarzt
3.25/5  rDev -29.3%

Man is this place way overhyped! I went there Friday 9/26 during happy hour so it was full but not overly crowded. It's a nice spot with a good feel to it and the fermenters are sneaking out into the brewpub space, I assume as they have run out of space in the back. We did not eat anything but the fries (mediocre at best, definitely not Belgian style double fried, but they do claim duck fat), and got a flight of 7 beers on tap. I did like the concept of having 3 sour/belgians right up there with "clean" beers, however they are not well executed. I really wanted to like these beers as they are super hyped up, but unfortunately, they do not deliver.

The gose was pretty filthy with diacetyl and was the least drinkable of the beers I've had. There was a slight enteric note as well but I couldn't get past the diacetyl. The berliner was about the same, but was a touch less diacetyl forward. I'm a certified BJCP judge and I know diacetyl. I wish I didn't, but I pick it up pretty easily nowadays. The Rookie IPA was pretty caramel-forward but there was also a bit of baby diaper forming underneath. Not the worst of the beers, but by far not the best. The saison and the coffee infused stout were pretty good, but not 40 point beers. I would say solid 35's.

I was thrilled by the short blonde server with the striped white and black dress. She was unfortunately the best part of the visit. She wasn't our server, but she was nice to look at while she floated around. The food smelled great, and I wish we had more time to check some of it out but the beer wasn't really good enough to hold my interest. My partners, who are less advanced in their palate development, agreed as well so it wasn't just me. No way in hell is this the best new brewery in 2013, so there is definitely something wrong with the setup over on Ratebeer.

I would say go as the place itself is pretty nice, and the ASU chicks are a sight to see, but have an exit plan ready to execute.

Irrenarzt, Monday at 05:35 PM
Photo of mikefuski17
5/5  rDev +8.7%

Visited Phoenix to house hunt. I will be moving from Pennsylvania to Arizona. Their activity kept popping up on my untappd feed and I heard the food was good. Went to be k it out after hitting Four Peaks in Scottsdale. Walked in, the place wasn't too busy but looked great. The beer on tap was fantastic. They had Hellsgate Saiaon, an imperial saison aged in tequila barrels, simply amazing. Their burgers are out of this world. And the Belgian fries; hand cut French fries fried in duck fat... WOW. Staff was very friendly and the patrons sitting next to us were extremely friendly. Great conversation. I will miss being close to Victory and Tired Hands. I can't wait to reside in Glendale to see these on a regular basis!!!

mikefuski17, Sep 18, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +5.2%

NateBenner, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13%

NickTheGreat, Sep 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

DblDiamond, Aug 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

JayPeso, Aug 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

PassMeAZima, Jul 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

BAltd, Jul 29, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev -5.7%

The microbrews at AWBC are excellent. The food is head and shoulders above many other breweries. The customer service is top notch. You'd be hard-pressed to find a better brewery. Their $10.99 lunch special is especially alluring - a build-your-own burger plus a pint of a craft brew - really can't be beat.

kaleodrum, Jul 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

crobinso, Jul 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

sammyg832, Jul 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Ringhale, Jun 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of yemenmocha
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

So many good aspects of this place. Good quality taps, good variety of offerings, and reasonable prices too. What really impressed me was the friendly service from multiple employees, as this is quite uncommon at craft beer places that tend to rest on their laurels and have bad service. Very welcoming and mellow place for a pint of locally made beer. Highly recommend trying.

yemenmocha, Jun 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Paul_Jablonski, Jun 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

gkoz, Jun 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co in Gilbert, AZ
100 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.