Summertime Beer Dinners

Summertime in Arizona just screams, “Give me an ice-cold beer and now!” Fortunately, two of our favorite Phoenix dining destinations are offering a few chances to enjoy that ice-cold brew–in addition to delicious food courses–to beat the summer heat.
Phoenix’s super-hip Windsor restaurant is hosting Summer of Brew, a summer brewery series during which diners can enjoy four tasty courses alongside select beer pairings. The first sold-out event was a huge success and there are three more dates in the Summer of Brew series to go. The dinner and beer pairings is $40 per person. Because space is limited, RSVPs are a must by calling 602.279.1111 or e-mailing
Windsor Summer of Brew:
August 6: Sierra Nevada and Niman Ranch
August 20: Four Peaks and Tenderbelly Pork
September 3: San Tan Brewing and Schreiner’s
On Thursday, August 16, Lon’s at the Hermosa in Paradise Valley will be partnering with Four Peaks to host a memorable four-course beer dinner. The reception starts at 6:30 p.m. and the dinner and beer is $65 per person, plus tip and tax.
Here’s what you’re in for:
Tea-Cured Tuna: Indian fry bread, kimchi, togarashi aioli
Paired with summer seasonal brewed with lavender and chamomile
LON’s Cellar-Cured Prosciutto: local melon, baby arugula
Paired with Hefeweizen
Arizona Durum Wheat Gnocchi: local goat ragout, heirloom tomato, crow’s dairy feta
Paired with Hop Knot, IPA
BBQ Pork Shank: barley-hop risotto, bourbon-glazed baby carrots
 Paired with Sirius Black, barrel-aged coffee stout
Peach Funnel Cake: brown butter ice cream-peach ale float
Paired with Arizona Peach Ale
To make a reservations, call 602.955.7878 or visit
Graze Desert Grille at Zona Hotel and Suites is dishing up four courses paired with local–and beyond–brews. The meal and beer pairings are $40 per person. The beer-pairing dinners take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesdsays.
August 8: Deschutes
August 15: Oskar Blues
August 22: Mudshark Brewing
August 19: SanTan Brewing
To reserve your spot at Graze Desert Grille, call 480.585.1000 or e-mail

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