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How to celebrate National Beer Day in quarantine

Here are the local breweries offering takeout and delivery so you can celebrate National Beer Day at home.
Bartender pours a beer. (12 News)

PHOENIX — Day in and day out, we're all constantly bombarded with the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, so it's more important than ever to find excuses to unwind. 

April 7 is just such an occasion: National Beer Day. It commemorates the end of Prohibition, specifically, when the Cullen-Harrison Act was signed into law in 1933. It allowed the sale of low-alcohol beer and wines. 

Obviously, you can't celebrate by going out for a drink, but since the state relaxed its guidance on alcohol sales to allow more takeout options, several local breweries are offering delivery. 

So relax, have a beer, and think of simpler times. Just don't overdo it, please. 

Here are the local breweries that offer to-go options. You can find more information by following the links. If you're opting for pick-up, be sure to practice proper social distancing. 

Four Peaks 

1340 E 8th St #104, Tempe, AZ 85281

You can order for pickup from the 8th Street pub location in Tempe or get delivery from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can also order for delivery through the online liquor store, Drizly.

Arizona Wilderness 

721 N Arizona Ave, Gilbert, AZ 85233

Arizona Wilderness is operating out of its Gilbert Brewpub only at the moment. If you live within a 20-mile radius of the Gilbert Brewpub, you can order for delivery on purchases of $30 or more. Anybody who lives outside the area can get delivery within 24 to 48 hours on orders of $75 or more. 

You can also order for pickup. If you go that route, there's no minimum amount you need to spend.

Wren House

2125 N 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Orders are delivered between noon and 9 p.m. If you place your order before 4 p.m., you should get it by 9 p.m. the same day. Orders placed after 4 p.m. will be delivered by 9 p.m. the next day. 

Pickups are curbside only and available from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Check your receipt for specific instructions. 


Arcadia and Gilbert

Only the Arcadia and Gilbert locations are open at the moment. You can order to-go service from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Dark Sky Brewing

117 N Beaver St A, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

You can order online here for curbside pickup and delivery or call 928-440-5151.

12 West Brewing Co.

Locations in Gilbert and Mesa 

You can order beer to-go online from the Gilbert Tap Room here. Orders can be picked up between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Their downtown location has converted into a marketplace. You can place online orders here. Pickup is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and delivery is available for a fee.


Locations in Phoenix and Tempe

You can order beer, wine or food for pickup and delivery from the brewery's uptown Phoenix and Tempe locations. 

The uptown location is also offering grocery and provisions. 

San Tan Brewery

Locations in Phoenix and Chandler

You can order for delivery from the Chandler or uptown Phoenix locations. Downloading the app might make mobile ordering easier. You can also order online here.

Simple Machine Brewing Co. 

701 W Deer Valley Dr STE 1, Phoenix, AZ 85027

You can place an order online here, or you can call 623-469-9199 during business hours.

Scottsdale Beer Company

8608 East Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Call 480-219-1844 for curbside pickup or delivery. Here's where you can take a look at the menu

Uncle Bear's

12 East Germann Road, Gilbert, AZ 85297

The Grill & Tap locations in Queen Creek, Mesa and Phoenix are offering curbside pickup options. You can find a PDF menu here and place an online order here

You can also call the Taproom location in Gilbert at 480-867-1585 for takeout and curbside delivery Wednesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saddle Mountain Brewing Company

15651 W. Roosevelt St, Goodyear, AZ 85338

You can place an order for pickup at the host counter by calling 623-249-5520, or you can send a text to 602-980-6259 with your first name, color and make of your vehicle and the specifics of your order. Here's more information. 

College Street Brewhouse and Pub

1940 College Dr, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Call 928-854-2739 to get curbside pickup or free delivery from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here's where you can check out the available brews

Dragoon Brewing Co.

1859 W Grant Rd #111, Tucson, AZ 85745

This Tucson brewery is only accepting online orders for in-person pickup from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. every day. Wait until you get a confirmation email, then call 520-329-3606 when you're outside. Then, they'll bring it out to the curb. 

These are just some of the breweries where you can get beer to go. Share your favorite breweries with us on our Facebook page or our Twitter feed using #BeOn12.


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