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Cheers…

AZ beer week is over but I hit a couple festivities and no need for a dedicated week to celebrate awesome beer…

Maui Brewing Company had a “tap takeover” at Papago Brewing, 11 new never before tasted beers were on tap…
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My homie and high school classmate Garrett Marrero is Founder of Maui Brewing Company, we got to catch up and enjoy some of his beer, CHEERS!
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Then on Tuesday here in AZ, My homie, restauranteur and overall good guy and Visionary Joe Johnston (Founder of Joe’s Farm Grill, Liberty Market and Joe’s Real BBQ among other things) headed to PHX and enjoyed some good convo, food and beer…

1st stop was Giant Coffee in Phoenix, that’s Joe, Giant and his Aston…
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Machhiato and a palette cleanser..
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Joe and Matt (Owner of Giant Coffee, Matt’s Big Breakfast & The Roosevelt ) rapping out, great to listen and understand their business, definitely power in numbers of people that “get it”!
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LUNCH TIME!
We headed to Nobuo at Teeter House… KILLER!
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Grilled tofu salad…
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Beverages…
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Pork Belly sandwiches on the left and katsu pork sandwich on the right while Joe Instagrams…
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Then we headed to the newest AZ craft brewer, Phoenix Ale Brewery… “Presh Brewed Ales”
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Camelback IPA shirt…
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Lil IPA & Hello Panda…
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Drop the top on a glorious day like this in AZ..
Thanks Joe for being a great tour guide and an even better friend…
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1 Comment

  1. Ryukyustriker
    01/03/2012 at 4:20 pm

    Hell yeah Orion Beer. Man I sure do miss home. Orion beer is from Okinawa to those who don’t know.