Lumberyard Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.59/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

5 S San Francisco St
Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001-5736
United States

(928) 779-2739 | map
www.lumberyardbrewingcompany.com

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Added by OakedCanuck on 09-16-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
26
Reviews:
116
Ratings:
545
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
49
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
4.27%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 49
Reviews by Yetiman420:
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4.36/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Stop #325 on my world brewery tour.

Visited with my wife and 10-month-old daughter around 5:00 after a day at the Grand Canyon and some shopping a block north in historic downtown Flagstaff.

Sat at a booth in the bar with a nice view out onto the patio and nearby train tracks (quite a few BNSF trains coming through).

Had a sampler...
IPA - bitter with strong English and American hop profile
Imperial red - 9.4%
Trippel - 10.8% excellent balance - not too sweet
Marzen - same as at Beaver Street - one of the best I've had
Hefe
Porter - very nice chocolate and roasty flavor

They share some beers with their sister brewery Beaver Street but I prefer Lumberyard as it has a better environment and their beers are more adventurous and up my alley.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of 2beerdogs
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Pretty good vibe. One of the bartenders was pretty good. One was a bit inattentive to put it nicely. later in the restaurant had great service from to of the servers. Beers range from ok to quite good- Abineau Imperial Amber and Knotty Pine Pale Ale. Food was excellent and fairly well priced. I definitely recommend eating here. Vietnamese Burger, Pozole, and even their fries were all excellent.

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Photo of jw4free
3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of simplejj81
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of RyanK252
4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Was passing through Flagstaff on a Grand Canyon road trip, did a quick search for breweries in the area, and ended up giving this one a shot. You can tell it's a local favorite; even on a Sunday night it was fairly busy, but the wait was very reasonable. They had a nice beer selection with a style for just about anybody to go along with a solid menu with some cool unique items as well as some brew pub standards. The beer was alright though nothing special, but the food was great.

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Photo of IamScuba
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of ThurstonHowell3
4/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of CB_Michigan
4.06/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Stopped here with the family after a day of hiking around the Grand Canyon. Pulled in around 8 on a Wednesday and the place was pretty empty. They don't have the biggest selection, I think maybe 9 of their beers were on tap, but the flight I tried was solid across the board. Nothing that totally blew me away, but definitely good. The food was pretty stellar. Our sandwiches and burgers were awesome. They also had a kid's menu, which was nice. Staff was friendly, service was good, prices were very reasonable, and they have a fridge with six-packs and bombers to go.

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Photo of sunrats
4.44/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of thundersnow
4.11/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of pkjorgy
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Sam-VW
4.48/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of cbcrunch
4/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Boomer4ES
4.1/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.94/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Always a great and dependable place to stop for food and beer. Not always a huge selection of taps but the beer is fresh and the staff is friendly. Love stopping in during some winter weather and sipping a beer and watching the snow fall.

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Photo of italianstallion
3.44/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of bsuedekum
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of remy28
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

After a 6 hour hike down and back up in the Grand Canyon, the wife and I wanted a cold beer. Quickly googled breweries in Flagstaff and found this place. The place has hoping but the service was quick and friendly. Solid beer selection, they had a hefeweizen which is the wife's favorite. I liked the ipa. Would go back anything I am in the area again.

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Photo of NateBenner
4.1/5  rDev +3%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

The beers here are all solid and enjoyable (albeit not as good as Mother Road right down the street). But the interior feels very much like a chain restaurant and dirty college bar and this is only compounded by the full liquor bar. I suppose for some, this is great since it provides more options and perhaps a more fun environment, but it certainly detracts from the beer.

But again, the beer's good here. Here are my recollections (with help from Untappd) of the brews I tried:

Red Ale- A respectable beer. Malty with a slight hop character. I could enjoy this on occasion, although Red Ales aren't my go-to beer. 3.5/5

Rasberry Ale- Light, wheaty with a fruity profile, although I didn't immediately think raspberry. Not my style or preference, but tolerable. 3/5

Pilsner- Again, a decent beer, if nothing remarkable. I don't remember getting a lot of the spiciness and bite that I usually expect from the hops in a pilsner, but it was smooth and crisp, as it should be. 3.5/5

American Brown- I remember liking it, but not being blown away. The roasted brown malt notes were subdued and didn't suggest much as far as coffee, chocolate or other flavors. 3.5/5

High Water Imperial IPA- Smooth and drinkable for an IPA, but this really didn't have the a compelling aroma or a lot of hop character on the tongue. It was smooth and creamy and had a good malt profile, which normally I like in an IPA as I want some balance, but strangely, the hops here weren't what I was looking for. Still, drinkable and good. 3.5/5

As I said before, you'll get some good beers here, but nothing so memorable or midn-blowing as to require a return trip.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of cfrobrew
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Rjk1954
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

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Lumberyard Brewing Company in Flagstaff, AZ
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