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Oak Creek Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Oak Creek Brewing Co.Oak Creek Brewing Co.

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 13
Beer Ratings: 244
Beer Avg: 3.39

Taps: / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
very good

18 Ratings
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2050 Yavapai Dr
Sedona, Arizona, 86336-4558
United States
phone: (520) 204-1300

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Reviews by Tchuck:
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

We stopped in there last Monday night (4/21) after sunset. We chose this place over Tlaquepaque because of the reviews. They had nine beers on tap (five regular and four seasonals), and I thought all of them were better than average (as best I can tell from 3 oz. samples). The five regulars were the Golden Ale (par for the course), a Hefeweizen (very good, but my wife enjoyed the Mandarin Orange Hefe from Papago Brewing Company better), a Pale Ale, and an Amber (both better than average). Out of the regulars, I liked the Amber the best.

The four seasonals were a Saison (about average), a Belgian Stout (???, tasted like a dry stout to me), an Imperial Red (called King Crimson, pretty clever name I thought, which was the best beer of all that I sampled), and a Marzen (which was a little better than average).

It's definitely a place for locals, but one was very friendly and the rest kept to themselves. Most people stepped out the front door occasionally to have a smoke. I enjoyed the atmosphere--any brewery (as opposed to brew pub) where you can drink beer sitting next to the tanks that previously held it is great in my book--but some might find it too "down home". There were pretty neat vintage fliers for psychedelic bands on the wall and in the men's room. The only lighting was from a few strings of Xmas lights overhead, and a couple of indirect lights.

The bartendress was really friendly and pretty attentive (she was the only person working, and there were about 15 people b/w the bar and beergarden patio), but not especially knowledgeable about beer (she kept telling people that their hefeweizen was a Belgian style).

The important thing to know is that the only food is self-serve popcorn and peanuts. If you're hungry (and we were) and didn't realize this, you can't spend a lot of time there. If I make it back to Sedona, I would definitely go back but only after having a meal somewhere else first (like the Mesquite Grill on Jordan). I wish I could have stayed longer.

04-22-2008 22:39:43 | More by Tchuck
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-24-2014 05:43:42 | More by Camjmorton
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-23-2014 12:06:35 | More by Bobhoya
Photo of ortie


4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-15-2014 02:28:49 | More by ortie
Photo of kvnklingler


2.75/5  rDev -30%

02-10-2014 01:32:27 | More by kvnklingler
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

12-27-2013 20:27:53 | More by birchstick
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4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | $$

If you go to the actual brewery, there is small bar that puts you right next to the fermentation vessels which is very cool. Eat before you go and come to drink, the patio is nice and the service is friendly and accommodating. Although it has been a while since I have been there, my experience was great.

05-24-2013 22:31:37 | More by DRTBrewster
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4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Located off of Coffee Pot Drive in a somewhat industrial area. Non descript setting with the sign out front announcing you're there. Somewhat dark inside but with the cloudy day it was, the Xmas lights and natural light coming in from the patio were fine. Very cool to be sitting right in the middle of the brewery. Maybe 8 to 10 stools and 6 or 8 high bistro style tables. Decent crowd for a Sunday afternoon.

Service was quick and attentive-obviously busy between monitoring the popcorn, selling swag etc but still very attentive. Had 2 Snakecharmer IPAs that were just great and a porter that was very good as well. Also a pale, hefe, golden lager, nut brown and another 1 or 2 beers on tap. No food going on except the self serve popcorn and roasted peanuts.

Live music was firing up, decent crowd of what seemed mostly locals. Nice vibe all in. Patio pretty much closed except for the smoking crowd. My 3 beers and wife's soda were 17 bucks. None too shabby.

Well worth the stop. Have not tried the brew pub at the restaurant in town.

12-31-2012 03:16:30 | More by lackenhauser
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4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$$

Oak Creek serves some very good beers and food at their restaurant location. They always have their core lineup with a seasonal or two, and some have won awards at various festivals. If you're in Sedona this is clearly one of the best places for craft beer. Many food items are tasty as well. I can't do without the onion rings and pretzels, and of course the pizza. Many items are rich in taste, so watch out. I also appreciate much of the staff being older and more mature. That's more my style and I appreciate their friendliness.

04-05-2011 03:36:23 | More by yemenmocha
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

Visited this place on New Years Eve 2010 during the day. As you walk in the door you find a wall counter on the right where you can purchase hot dogs prepared in various ways or some other snack foods. You then enter a second door and find a small brewery warehouse with a small bar and a few tables. There is also a pair of glass doors that lead to an outdoor seating area. The service was relaxed and friendly. The beers were sessionable yet tasty. I got an 11 glass sample platter (one of each brew they had available that day) and enjoyed most of them quite a bit. The brew master was trained in Germany and a majority of the styles brewed reflect that although they also had some nice seasonals like a chocolate porter, a winter porter, etc.

01-07-2011 17:11:29 | More by koopa
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