Sun Up Brewing Co.

Sun Up Brewing Co.Sun Up Brewing Co.
Sun Up Brewing Co.Sun Up Brewing Co.
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

322 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, Arizona, 85012-1614
United States

(602) 279-8909 | map
sunupbrewing.com

Notes: Formerly known as Brewer's Den and as Sonora Brewhouse.
BEER STATS
Average:
3.92
Beers:
35
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
312
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.04
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
86
pDev:
10.15%
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Reviews by Beerandraiderfan:
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Beerandraiderfan from Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Was in Pheonix for a few days for work. Checked out the scene, this was my favorite watering hole.

Kind of a weird layout, you walk into what may have originally been a residential home. This is the main dining and bar area. Then adjoined is another dining area. Then there's the patio. Then connected to the patio is another bar area with all the brewing equipment jam packed into it. Watched some of the Big East conference tournament there. Had some treats, highlights were the cask ipa, the irish cream stout. Blue cheeseburger was excellent.

Staff is amazing. Beautiful girls (two in particular, both dark haired, one w/ glasses and sweet, one with curly hair, loud red lipstick and just loud, but both so sexy) who were attentive, complimentary and knowledgeable.

Definitely for locals, pretty much everyone around me is known by the staff by first name. Was taken care of nicely, offered plenty of tasters. Nothing too exotic selection wise, but hey, a cask, a double black ipa, an irish cream stout, this is a solid destination, and my favorite in Arizona.

Mar 24, 2011
More User Reviews:
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Kolb from Montana

3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Apr 30, 2019
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

3.82/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Mar 21, 2019
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WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

3.96/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Brewery is a converted auto repair shop, with pub tasting room in adjacent building. Place is played out kinda weird with 2 bars and dining rooms. More than a dozen beers on tap, the 2 I had were good. Friendly server. Food was tasty, but also pricey.

Jan 15, 2019
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Stengelfoot from California

4.51/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Dec 11, 2018
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Rubezahl from Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Jul 12, 2018
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WDWAoT from Arizona

4.04/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Jun 09, 2018
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nunitn from Arizona

4.7/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Amazing food great service great beer

Dec 16, 2017
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Oct 14, 2017
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beervionics from Arizona

3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Sun up has a nice, small taproom-type vibe. There's seating for about 8 at the main bar and about 7-10 booths with larger tables outside and another bar adjacent to the patio for overflow which offers opportunities to speak to the brewers occassionally. Bartenders are very friendly as well as the regulars. The beer selection is somewhat limited but tasty. The food is so-so. They also make an excellent root beer worth trying.

Sep 05, 2017
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mkyer from Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Jul 28, 2017
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BigGold from Mississippi

4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

SunUp has two small bars, one classic brewery bar with view of the brewery through glass, the other rather midwestern in feel, with primarily southwestern menu items. The selection of SunUp beer in draft is broad, and the primary draw, White Russian Imperial Stout, is unusually but wisely available year-round. A few canned beers are available for take-away.

May 08, 2017
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CRaud from Arizona

4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

White russian is an amazing imperial stout! Creamy chocolate with a touch of espresso in the finish.

Mar 21, 2017
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AGoodStout from Kansas

3.88/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

May 24, 2016
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mclark4959 from Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

May 12, 2016
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Mohawkhitchhiker from New York

3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 4

May 01, 2016
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pappabear1960 from Illinois

4.79/5  rDev +18.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Meso Happy IPA and Hair of the Monk with Cherries Belgian Trippel were awesome.

Apr 02, 2016
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OnePuttBlunder from Arizona

4/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Mar 12, 2016
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tjcamm from Oregon

3.61/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Nov 07, 2015
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holder1422 from South Dakota

4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Sep 06, 2015
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SCW from New York

4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Jul 29, 2015
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tjumfrid from Arizona

4.36/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Jun 01, 2015
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cbcrunch from Wyoming

3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Apr 03, 2015
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Kylo76 from Colorado

3.88/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Feb 27, 2015
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gkoz from Arizona

4/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Feb 26, 2015
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