Meg Archer is an Editor & Newsletter Editor who has called Oregon home for nearly 30 years. She spent her childhood exploring the mountains, forests, and high desert of Central Oregon before relocating to Portland after a brief stint out-of-state for college. She holds an B.A. in English from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and a B.S. in Psychology from Portland State University. Meg has worked in writing, editing, and media-related fields for over 10 years and joined the team at OnlyInYourState in 2015. When she’s not writing or exploring the West Coast, Meg enjoys playing tabletop games, working on visual media projects, and can always be found in the front row at Portland Timbers matches.
Any resident of Arizona will tell you that over the last few years, craft breweries have been popping up all over the place and have become incredibly popular “watering holes.” This is especially true for the city of Tucson; in 2016, there are seven new craft breweries planning to open by the end of the year!
The beer culture in the Old Pueblo has given the town a little more flair, and visitors can immediately see that Tucsonans are proud to be creative, artistic, and crafty…especially when it comes to their beer! You will notice right away that the breweries in this city, in addition to their drive to produce excellent brews, they are also keen on supporting each other and often feature taps from other local crafters! This is actually fairly common across the state, so you won’t have any problems finding a variety of different beers to taste!
Whether you love tasting new brews or you just enjoy a cold pint on a hot day, here are 9 of the must-try breweries in the Tucson area!