Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

BEER AVG
3.71/5
Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street BreweryFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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:
30
Ratings:
2,605
Reviews:
704
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Ratings:
172
Reviews:
88
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
7%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 172 |  Reviews: 88
Reviews by bigkingken:
Photo of bigkingken
4.4/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Set in an out-of-the-way, non-mainstream location, Four Peaks Brewing Company screams authenticity. The building is a gorgeous, brick warehouse originally constructed in 1892. As a former warehouse, the vaulted ceiling is massive standing 35 feet tall, the interior has all the room and more you could possibly want for both brewing and eating, and it even includes an expansive outdoor patio for taking in that amazing Arizona sun. But the best part is that on NFL Sundays, a group of die-hard fantasy fans gather to watch no less than 11 televisions - mostly plasma - and every game at the same time.

The menu is not terribly creative and features dishes you're likely to find on any brewpub menu with few surprises. I had an Italian beef sandwich served on house made beer bread. It was tasty, but not overly impressive. It was basically a high-end glob of cheese, peppers, onions and beef on a decent chunk of bread. The accompanying breaded fries, however, were outstanding. For dessert I tried the special - a small, individual strawberry tart. It was very, very good.

Overall, the beer was well above average and lends well to sitting and drinking all day, every day. My favorites were the Hefeweizen (which I don't normally go for), the Kiltlifter and the Raj IPA.

I found the Kolsch to be a bit sweet but perfect for beginners. The peach was barely peached, which I appreciate. The Hop Knot Pale had a strong up-front bitterness without any of the lingering complexity, so I didn't care for it. The Raj IPA took care of that problem and was much tastier. The Kiltlifter was sweet and spicy, almost like a Christmas Ale and the Hefe was flawless. I just wish they had more dark offerings than just the Oatmeal Stout, which could use some work.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ArizonaBeerBear
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
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
4.64/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | 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 -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Fee
4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
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 -2.2%
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 -12.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Covocali
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
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 +15%
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 +14.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jakethesnake503
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Rasmonton
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
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 -8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of IPAulJameson
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of MasterRigger
5/5  rDev +20.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of glinnebur
3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of holder1422
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of A_Rad
5/5  rDev +20.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of mwaltz99
3.89/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Sailor2k
4.98/5  rDev +20.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Hop_Lover
4.55/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

This was an awesome stop on my trip to Arizona. I highly recommend this brewery.

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Photo of TheVerbalHermanMunster
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

This is a great place for day drinking. A must try is the "from scratch" chicken fingers with the jalapeno dressing. Fries are some of the best as well.

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.32/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tjumfrid
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery in Tempe, AZ
3.71 out of 5 based on 2,605 ratings.
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