Breweries in Flagstaff Pour Their Hearts into Flagstaff Beer That You’ll Love

UPDATED January 24, 2024 — Breweries in Flagstaff are pouring their hearts into Flagstaff beer for Arizona Beer Week. Local brewmeisters are showing their love by featuring tap takeovers, beer tastings, beer pairing dinners and special discounts throughout the week.

High Country Cheer from Breweries in Flagstaff

Taste the care put into every sip of Flagstaff beer during Arizona Beer Week. February is the perfect time of year to discover the high-altitude breweries and award-winning Flagstaff craft beers.

Relax and indulge in a Valentine’s Month getaway, or bring the family for some serious snow play.

Whatever your travel style, breweries in Flagstaff are waiting to serve you some of the best craft beers you’ve ever tasted.

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Map Your Stay

Mountain Town. Mountain Beer.

Flagstaff’s San Francisco Peaks stand at over 12,000 feet (3657.6 meters) above sea level to deliver pure, mountain water, one ingredient of thirst-quenching Flagstaff beer | Discover Flagstaff photo

Most of my friends from around the world are shocked when I tell them I just got 36 inches / 91 cm of snow at my house.

They don’t realize Flagstaff is a mountain town with an elevation of 6,910 feet / 2,106.2 meters above sea level. We’re higher than the Mile High City of Denver!

That means that breweries in Flagstaff have mountain, snow-fed waters perfect for creating fresh-tasting beer. Our delicious Flagstaff water is just one of the reasons for our award-winning, high-altitude suds.

Flagstaff brewers pour their hearts into the ales they create here in this mountain town. The awards that they’ve been bringing home since the 1990s prove it!

Experience Flagstaff Breweries on Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Wood-fired pizza and Flagstaff craft beer at Beaver Street Brewery, #5 on the Flagstaff breweries map. Photo courtesy of DiscoverFlagstaff, Flagstaff Conventions and Visitor Bureau

Grab a Flagstaff Brewery Trail Passport and Map

Grab a Flagstaff Brewery Trail Passport and nap at the Flagstaff Visitor Center or download yours at craftbeerflg.com.

You’ll be awarded a COMMEMORATIVE BEER GLASS upon completion. The map will guide you to the following 8 Flagstaff breweries.

8 Breweries in Flagstaff:

However, don’t attempt all eight brewhouses in one visit. Instead, drink responsibly.

After sampling what these breweries in Flagstaff have to offer, you’re sure to be back.

Redeeming You Flagstaff Brewery Trail Prize

Once you get all eight stickers or app check-ins, you’ll trade your completed passport for a nonic-style pint glass that is etched with the Flagstaff Craft Beer City logo.

While you’re wandering around historic Downtown Flagstaff, make sure to stop at Sweet Shoppe Candy Store.

They produce an enchanting beer brittle, perfect for Arizona Beer Week and Valentine’s Month. I can’t get enough of this candy, nor will your sweetie. The brittle is fashioned with ale from breweries in Flagstaff.

Arizona Beer Week so loved in 2023

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Arizona Beer Week

Arizona Beer Week is in its fourteenth year and has been so loved over the past decade.

Celebrate Arizona Beer Week by partaking in these specials offered by breweries in Flagstaff:

www.flagstaffarizona.org/events/festivals/arizona-beer-week

Enter for a Chance to Win Craft Beer City Sweepstakes

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Gift cards from Mother Road could be part of the prizes | Flagstaff Leading Craft Beer City Sweepstakes

There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate in the Craft Beer City Sweepstakes. Three winners will be selected for Sweepstakes prizes valued at over $495*.

Flagstaff Leading Craft Beer City Sweepstakes

Complete the on-screen entry form to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. All eligible entries must be received by 23:59 MST on February 19, 2023, to qualify for the random drawing. Limit one entry per person per day. See the official rules in the link below.

Enter the Flagstaff Leading Craft Beer City Sweepstakes here.

Official rules and restrictions apply, and of course, you must be 21 years of age to enter.

*approximate value

Conclusion: Breweries in Flagstaff

The Flagstaff brewery scene has been going on since the 1990s. The brewers love pouring their hearts into their beer. I hope that I’ve inspired you to visit Flagstaff for Arizona Beer Week. 

Now that you’re interested, here’s The Ultimate Flagstaff Travel Guide

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