Papago Brewing Company | Scottsdale, Arizona
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Papago Brewing Company
World Class based on 120 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

7107 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, Arizona United States 85257 [ print map ]
480 425 7439

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Hours: Su-Th Noon-12am, F-Sa Noon-2am, Happy Hour 2-6pm Wk days


Mayor: Ibrew2or3 (6) | Taps: 32 | Bottles: 450


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Beer Available At Papago Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Firestone Walker Walkers Reserve 97, New Belgium Love - Blackberry Whiskey Barrel 100, Dragoon Daisy 72, Hangar 24 Local Fields: Vinaceous 88, SKA Hibernal Vinifera Stout 94, Third Coast Old Ale 100, Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale 99, Papago Brewing Oude Zuipers 87, Hess Ordeum Rex Barley Wine 53, SKA Vernal Minthe Stout 78, The Bruery Oude Tart with Cherries 99, Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA 99, Marble India Pale Ale 97, Fate (AZ) American Pale Ale 97, Squatters Outer Darkness 99, Oak Creek Cherry Chocolate Porter 73, Stone Mattís Burning Rosids Imperial Cherry Wood Smoked Saison 93, Odell Friek 99, Dragoon Scout Porter , Papago Orange Blossom Special 65
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120 reviews for Papago Brewing Company
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  74%
 Selection  91%
 Food  74%
 Value  76%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  97%
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80
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Vballnbeer  (72) Gorham, Maine | July 5, 2013
Great selection but not really a great place to hang out. Itís more like a beer store with some tables and a bar. Location in a strip mall attracts small, locals only crowd, with few women.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1345) Do Not Resuscitate, California | June 29, 2013
Visited 3/4/2011 for Ratebeer Winter Gathering.

Located in a strip mall, I was greeted by a bouncer checking IDís. Inside there arenít a whole lot of seats but it wasnít a problem. Along the one wall is a row of fridges full of beer. Nice selection of things from all over. But Iíd say I was more impressed with the tap lineup. There were at least half a dozen Papago beers on tap (contracted by other breweries) as well as some oddball beers that I really wanted to try (namely the one year lambic from Bockor) but were out of. I guess the night before was Moylans night so they had some left overs on tap from that.

The server came by pretty often (every 15 minutes or so) and asked if we wanted anything else. The owner of the place came by and talked with us for a little bit. Great service all around.

For all the beer I had I didnt really pay that much. Good times. Iíll be returning the next time Iím in the area.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron  (107) Arizona | June 25, 2013
Would have liked to see more Papago beers available, but the that were on tap were quite good. Above average draft list. Add to that the fairly large selection of bottles on hand and this place is a winner. Good food, TVs to catch a game, board and trivia games on hand. Good amount of seating space but fairly short bar. 1 downside: you are subjected to whatever music other patrons play on the jukebox...
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
deaconmike  (66) Roswell, Georgia | June 19, 2013
Beer joint located in a strip mall. Not so much of a brew pub; only had 2 of their own beers on tap when we visited. Good section on tap and lots of bottles in coolers for you to choose from. A little surprised there wasnít more local stuff. Pizza was great - Beer BQ pizza is all good. Place had a cool divey bar vibe and lots of TVs for watching games. Cool place - you should go.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
GT2  (598) San Diego County , California | June 7, 2013
Beer nerd decorated man cave inside a strip mall complete with an impressive refrigerated bottle selection and hefty tap list featuring a small number of their house beers, perhaps 4 of 32 were from Papago. Bottles in the fridge can be for on-premise consumption or can be to-go, which is pretty sweet. Service was a bit slow, but we came around noon and there was only one person on staff for about 15 people. She was friendly but a bit overwhelmed having mixed up our drink order slightly. Food was pretty decent. Artichoke crab dip was great, chips were not homemade unfortunately. Thai chicken pizza was delicious. We thought two of us could split a large and we were wrong. Had leftovers and they gladly boxed the rest to go. I was disappointed by the lack of house beers since I had tried 2 of the 4 offered already at other beer bars in town. Their house beer made by Van Steenberge was disappointing. Overall a fun, informal place.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
savnac  (285) Anchorage, Alaska | March 22, 2013
Stopped in for lunch and brews. Unassuming place located in a strip mall, inside has a decent sized seating area, bar area and loads of coolers full of beer. Great service from the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Huge selection of draft beer with some Papago offerings and a huge bottle assortment in the coolers. Food was above par for most brewpubs. Value was great on most draft beers, some bottles were over prices compared to local bottle shops. This place is a must stop, we ate, drank some amazing beers and took some to go.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire  (161) St. Marys, Ohio | March 9, 2013
This is a surprising place to find in a strip mall. There is an incredible bottle selection to drink there or to carry out, and a long tap list that has their beers (all that I had were solid beers) and a great selection of other brewers. I didníteat there but they say the pizza is really good. The service was a little slow but not worse than you would expect from a busy friday night. A must stop.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
rickyleepotts  (8) Scottsdale, Arizona | February 9, 2013
This place is one of my favorite places in the Valley to get a beer. They have an INCREDIBLE selection, and are always tapping something new. Walked in last week and they had 120 on tap. Every time I go they have new beers available. The food is pretty great, too. Order a pizza. You wonít be sorry! Oh, and they have a cooler stocked full of bottles that are not outrageously priced. The staff is great, knows beer, and is eager to serve you a pint of your favorite craft beer. They have a monk club that is pretty good, too offering a bigger pour and happy hour prices all the time. GREAT place to have a pint.
70
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
jrallen34  (437) Chicago, Illinois | February 7, 2013
30 drafts with really good stuff but I prefer OHSO to tick... ambiance isnít great, in a strip mall, places seems old, run down and dirty, lacks character... service was nice but unattentive... 5 in house brewers, all were good, really great guests, old dipsea, abyss, monks cafe on draft, a couple hundred bottles for sale to go. Only did tasters of Papagot beers, prices a hit high for Phoenix... food was standard bar fare... Good bordering great place but with the drive no need to come from Phoenix to head here when you can get a lot of their beers around town
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois  (620) The íSham, England | January 15, 2013
Visited here in Sep í09 on a Saturday evening between 8 and 10pm. I was surprised how quiet it was for a Saturday night with perhaps half a dozen or so others in the bar. Most of the trade seemed to be coming from folks popping in to buy bottles to take home. Service was great - but they were far from stretched. Bar man was interested to have a UK visitor and we chatted a bit and he poured me a few Papago samplers as well as the ones I purchased. 30 or so taps and a good few hundred bottles in the fridges opposite the bar. We eat some bar snacks, nacho, wings type stuff and they were fine. Decent joint and would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

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