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9 hoppin' local Tucson breweries

Posted at 3:46 PM, Mar 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-09 13:55:14-04

The craft beer movement in Tucson is in full swing! From stouts to ales to porters, the choices are plentiful in the old pueblo. Here are 9 local breweries and taprooms you may want to visit. Cheers!

Borderlands Brewing Company
Located downtown, the brewery's mission is to create high quality beer, while continuing to support and respect the environment. This is made possible by conserving water, recycling and producing beer from all natural ingredients. 
Location: 119 E. Toole Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

Thunder Canyon Brewery & Distillery
With two locations, a full menu, daily specials and a large selection of house brews on tap, it's no wonder why Thunder Canyon Brewery & Distillery is a big hit among local Tucsonans. 
Foothills Mall Location: 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85741
Downtown Location: 220 E. Broadway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85701

Ten Fifty-Five Brewing 
Co-owners, John Paul Vyborny and Chris Squires believe that "beer is more than something you drink - it's a way of life."  At Ten Fifty-Five Brewing, they strive to create unique drinks that that both expert and amateur drinkers can enjoy. 
Location: 3810 E. 44th St. Tucson, AZ 85713

Sentinel Peak Brewing Company
Sentinel Peak Brewing Company is Tucson's only Midtown Brewpub. The brewery offers a rotating selection of craft beers, along with house favorites. 
Location: 4746 E. Grant Rd. Tucson, AZ 85712

Dragoon Brewing Company
At Dragoon Brewing Company, most beers are one-off batches that may never return. With 11 options on tap at one time, there is something for everyone to try. 
Location: 1859 W. Grant Rd. #111 Tucson, AZ 85749

Barrio Brewery Co.
From their Barrio Blonde to their Mocha Java Stout, there are a variety of unique beers available at Barrio Brewery Co. Plus, if you're there when the train passes on the nearby tracks, get a "rail pint" at a discount!
Location: 800 E. 16th St. Tucson, AZ 85719

Nimbus Brewing Company
Inspired by European-style brewing, Nimbus Brewery specializes in a selection of classic ales. Plus, the taproom features karaoke and live music!
Location: 3850 E. 44th St. Tucson, AZ 85713

Iron John's Brewing Company
Iron John's is a community supported microbrewery located downtown. They create beers in small batches and bottle all beer by hand. Their tasting menu includes 1oz samplers, 4oz, 10oz and 14oz pours.
Location: 245 S. Plumer Ave. #27 Tucson, AZ 85719

Pueblo Vida Brewing Company
Want to try something adventurous? Pueblo Vida Brewing Company is known for the award-winning IPA, along with their weekly infusions. From chocolate to coconut, there are a variety of beers to try. 
Location: 115 E. Broadway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85712


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