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Lumberyard Brewing Company

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3.53/5
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592 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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

(928) 779-2739 | map
lumberyardbrewingcompany.com

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Added by OakedCanuck on 09-16-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
25
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
592
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.99/5
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
53
pDev:
7.02%
 
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Photo of CB_Michigan
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
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 +11.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of thundersnow
4.11/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of pkjorgy
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Sam-VW
4.48/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of cbcrunch
4/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Boomer4ES
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
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 -13.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of remy28
4.03/5  rDev +1%
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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4.1/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.75/5  rDev -6%

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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Photo of sunsjammer
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Liquid108
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of arizcards
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Visited here with Da Boss on the way to our resort on 7-20-14.

Atmosphere was good as there was a nice porch to accommodate a couple of desert dwellers on a 77 degree afternoon. Inside was kind of tight as there was about the same amount of seating as the outside. Bar was long and narrow. I think they had about ten taps going.

Quality of the beer was pretty good. Da Boss enjoyed the Red Ale and actually had two pints which says a lot given she is a one pint kind of girl most often.

Selection was pretty good as they had all there house beers plus some cider and i think PBR.

Food was good. Da Boss had the southwest style of salad which she enjoyed and i liked. I had the Pulled Pork sandwich which was good albeit on the sweet side from the pineapple in the slaw.

Overall it was pretty reasonable. Pints where $4.50 and our platters were $9.

Definitely stop in as they have some very good award winning beers on tap!

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Lumberyard Brewing Company in Flagstaff, AZ
Brewery rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 592 ratings
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