Starting Your Own Brewery in Arizona

Below are some useful links and advice if you are thinking about starting a craft brewery in Arizona. Cheers!

Step 1

Buy the following 2 books suggested by The Brewers Association:

Read them cover-to-cover and take lots of notes – it’s worth the investment!

Other great resources on Hops, Styles and Yeasts can also be found at www.brewerspublications.com.

Step 2

Read Do and Dont’s and the Business of Brewing – shared by our Friends at www.beerphxation.com.

You’ll also want to be very familiar with the following sites, as well as your particular city and county requirements:

Step 3

If you’re still ready to join the Pros, become a member of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild by emailing director@craftbeeraz.com.

Step 4

Attend meetings and reach out to other Guild members for guidance and advice.

Friendly reminder – all of our Guild member breweries are happy to lend a hand and answer questions you may have but before you ask a member to dedicate their valuable time in assisting you, please have invested your own time and resources by completing the steps above.

Step 5

Good luck! There’s lots of hard work in your future, but with passion and a well thought out plan it’s worth every minute!

The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild encourages responsible consumption of brewery products.