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Sun Up Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.82/5
Very Good
270 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, 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.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
28
Reviews:
81
Ratings:
270
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.03/5
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
79
pDev:
10.17%
 
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Ratings: 79 |  Reviews: 46
Reviews by DPFRD:
Photo of DPFRD
3.95/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Being a native, I've been hitting this place up for years.

The food is alright, but the Kobe burger rocks da house. The Fish and Chips suck, they just fry up a halibut steak, not really dip-able. Everything else is high-par.

The Beer here is usually excellent. Currently they're renovating and moving their brewery, so they've been out-sourcing a bit.

Their seasonals are always great, they have a cask, and offer an imperial stout (usually a guest brew) all the time. Once they get their brewery up, check out the enebreator, the name says it all. Oh yeah, and if they have their IPA on cask, drink it while it lasts!!

Happy hour is 3pm-7pm M T W Th F, with 1/2 Priced appetizers, try the kettle chips, and $1 off beers on tap. Cask pints go for $4.50 normally and draft pints $3.50 normally.

It's nice and quaint, my only gripe is they usually close at 11pm.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of beervionics
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
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.

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Photo of mkyer
4/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of BigGold
4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
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.

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Photo of CRaud
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
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.

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Photo of AGoodStout
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of mclark4959
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Mohawkhitchhiker
3.89/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of pappabear1960
4.79/5  rDev +18.9%
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.

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Photo of OnePuttBlunder
4/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of tjcamm
3.61/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Photo of holder1422
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Sixpoint
4.15/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of tjumfrid
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of cbcrunch
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Kylo76
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of gkoz
4/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Dale_Ranger
4.65/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Hop_God
3.56/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of breadwinner
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of bsuedekum
3/5  rDev -25.6%

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -25.6%

Photo of IreRican
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%

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