[from American Craft Beer]
"We keep hearing about these places . . . Everyday there's a new one somewhere, and they're all getting serious about their beer! ...
It seems that northern Arizona's got more going on than the red rocks of Sedona or the Grand Canyon. High desert towns, long known for their sprawling scenic grandeur, have started brewing beer . . . Some are getting good at it!
One such location is Flagstaff, Arizona - It's a small city with approximately 65,000 residents, nestled at the base of the San Francisco Peaks and sitting at around 7,000 feet above sea level. With the Grand Canyon in the vicinity and with Route 66 running through it, Flagstaff's long been a travel destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers . . . Now it's becoming known for its beer! ..." Full article
Beer Buzz Andy Ingram (no kidding, that's his byline) comes through BIG TIME in USA Today (and the Arizona Republic) with: Lots on Tap for AZ Beer Week ... This fun event feature story includes the Flagstaff Ale Trail!!!!
Please note: The Flagstaff Ale Trail is open anytime our outstanding Flagstaff breweries are open -- so, it's not just the week of Feb. 18-25th -- but anytime you're ready for the West's best craft beer tasting adventure and self-guided walking tour. Meanwhile, we're very pleased and them some to be part of Arizona Beer Week 2012! Head out to northern Arizona and check out the varied, wonderful, and tasty craft beer scene (Beaver Street Brewery, Flagstaff Brewing Co., Lumberyard Brewing Co., Mother Road Brewing Co., and for a bonus stamp in your Flagstaff Ale Trail passport, Mogollon Brewing Co.) -- in Flagstaff, Arizona!
"Best. Drinking. Cup. Ever." The Flagstaff Ale Trail souvenir Silipint
photo by @cawpin on Twitter
The second annual Arizona Beer Week kicks off Feb. 18th, and the Arizona Craft Brewer Guild's celebration of the Grand Canyon State's signature suds has a plethora of new and returning events on tap... Flagstaff Ale Trail... a walking tour and tasting adventure of craft breweries in Flagstaff, Arizona... Visit yourwestvalley.com for the full feature story! Also visit Ahwatukee Foothills News for this story!
Special thanks to The West Valley News, Ahwatukee Foothills News & Tucson News for including us in this delightful feature coverage of AZ Beer Week.
Photo: courtesy Mario Banda