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Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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3.71/5
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2,693 Ratings
Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street BreweryFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1340 E 8th St
Ste 104
Tempe, Arizona, 85281-4396
United States

(480) 303-9967 | map
fourpeaks.com

Notes:
OWNED BY ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV

Added by mzwolinski

BEER STATS
Beers:
29
Reviews:
729
Ratings:
2,693
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.22/5
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
176
pDev:
12.09%
 
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Ratings: 176 |  Reviews: 91
Reviews by Phelps:
Photo of Phelps
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Ahh, Four Peaks. A neighborhood staple, this place has been my favorite dinner spot since I started classes at ASU and continues to hold that title.

The layout's a bit cluttered and it can get a bit crowded in there at times, but the servers are cute and friendly and the college crowd is social.

The brewers have a very definite philosophy on beer, and it doesn't involve beers "you have to dare your friends to drink." This means Four Peaks usually strays from brewing up the big, genre-bending brews that have become so popular recently. Take that how you want to, but I think it's a shame; as a fan of bigger, more flavorful beers, I enjoy Hop Knot, Double Knot, Hopsquatch and Pumpkin Porter, but everything else is a bit too pedestrian for me.

The food, however, is outrageously good. My staple is the beer bread chicken, though I've never had a meal at Four Peaks I was disappointed with. Along with the regular menu populated with burgers, burritos and pizza (all of which are very reasonably priced), the place features a rotating menu of lunch and dinner specials which can be pretty gourmet, ranging from chicken tamale pie to grilled swordfish.

Whenever a BA visiting Phoenix asks what spots they need to hit, this is my first recommendation. Good beer, excellent food, an overall great beer experience every time I visit.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BeanBump
3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

I'm typically a little leery when it comes to breweries that are, at face value, more eatery than brewery. If its not located in some industrial park next to a welder and a some sort of nondescript importer store front, then I feel uneasy. Overall the brew pub vibe wasnt bad but it just had that "this place gets sh*t packed on a Friday night" sort of vibe to it. Service was friendly and I actually found myself enjoying the beer. The Kilt Lifter was my favorite but since we're in the season, I also went for the Pumpkin Ale. Both beers were mellow but in a good way; I could've sipped either all day. Not bad, 4 peaks....not bad at all.

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Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.71/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This place was eh...The atmosphere was pretty weak, the beers were pretty weak and the service was average. Prices for a flight were pretty good. Would definitely never come back here because of their beers.

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Photo of gandres
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Happy Hour at the brewery in Tempe, Arizona, after the ASU graduation, sat outside
Facility: lots of parking and ambience is very good, spacious , dark though
Quality is very good
Service: very good service, prompt
Selection: beers on tap, also multiple beers available in cans
Food: quality is ok, not bac but nothing amazing, typical brewery pub fare
Value: Good value beer
Overall: Very Good experience, nice stop when in the Phoenix area

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Photo of coreypegram
3.76/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of ArizonaBeerBear
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Kinda busy and crowded, but still okay. Had the barrel aged KiltLifter (awesome) and the fish and chips for dinner. Took home a growler of schwarzbier, which was also pretty fine. Recommended stop in Phoenix.

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Photo of Carter_T
4.73/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

One of my go-to's! Fresh cold beer, delicious food, friendly crowd, great atmosphere, and a great local company with an interesting history. Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, bar space, and TV's. Despite its fairly close proximity to Arizona State University, students don't frequent very often (which is a plus in my opinion).

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Photo of GlenL
3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Fee
4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Exceptional beers and food. Well known for Kilt Lifter that is widely distributed, but don't miss Hop Knot which is a good APA. The selection here is good and every beer sampled has been worthwhile.

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Photo of Billolick
4.05/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Enjoyed a great meal here and some high quality brews..nice out door seating areas and a lorge indorr seating area and at least two larger bars...beer to go is always a plus...worth a visit if in the area

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Photo of denver10
3.64/5  rDev -13.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Covocali
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Great brewery wide selection of good beer with bomb beer bread sandwhichs.

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Photo of acmurphy696
4.76/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I visited Four Peaks back in 2008 for the UGA at ASU game. It was an oasis, and the beer was great. The only place in Tempe I long to visit again, especially with Montis gone.

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Photo of weirdbrewbeerdudes
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jakethesnake503
4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Rasmonton
4.04/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

My favorite brewpub in the Phoenix area that I tried. Excellent beer and food, and a nice spot to sit out on the patio. Highly recommend.

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Photo of IamScuba
3.81/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of IPAulJameson
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of MasterRigger
5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of glinnebur
3.83/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of holder1422
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of A_Rad
5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of mwaltz99
3.89/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Sailor2k
4.98/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

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Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery in Tempe, AZ
Brewery rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 2,693 ratings
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