Tempe bar among best for brews

Jun 23, 2014, 2:04 PM | Updated: 2:18 pm

PHOENIX — If the summer heat has you feeling the need to cool down with a nice cold beer, look no further than Tempe’s Taste of Tops.

According to travel, food and drink blog The Thrillist, the Tempe bar was ranked among the top 33 best beer bars in the country.

What makes the bar so great? Well, besides the fact that they have four Certified Cicerone beer experts and bartenders, meaning they’ve been trained in the art of storing, pouring and knowing beer.

What also makes it one of the best? It’s connected to a liquor store.

You can purchase any one of its vintage or new-style beers from the adjoined store and enjoy it right there or take it home.

The bar includes 24 rotating taps and hosts many events for different breweries, allowing for a variety of tastes and good times.

Taste of Tops is located at 403 W. University Drive.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Facebook Photo/Taste of the NFL)...
Alex Weiner

Taste of the NFL comes to Phoenix as Super Bowl’s largest culinary, philanthropic event

Taste of the NFL is an event ahead of the Super Bowl that will bring gourmet food, 30 chefs and live entertainment to the Valley on Feb. 11.
9 hours ago
John Mayer performs onstage during HFC's 10th Birthday Extravaganza hosted by Seth Rogen and Lauren...
KTAR.com

John Mayer hits road on solo acoustic tour with spring stop in Phoenix

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter John Mayer is tuning up for his first solo acoustic tour, which will make a stop in Phoenix in the spring.
9 hours ago
(File Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix construction industry hungry for workers, experience not required

Direct experience isn't necessary to build a career in the local construction industry, which is dealing with a worker shortage.
9 hours ago
(Pixabay Photo)...
KTAR.com

Phoenix water conservation program needs volunteers to work with community

A conservation program overseen by the city of Phoenix is looking for volunteers to help spread the word about smart water usage.
1 day ago
Students and teachers from East High School in Salt Lake City walk out of school to protest the HB1...
Associated Press

Pandemic restrictions, curriculum battles emboldened ‘school choice’ policy push

The debates have inflamed teachers’ unions and resurfaced concerns about efforts to gradually privatize public education.
1 day ago
(Pexels Photo)...
KTAR.com

St. Mary’s Food Bank accepting citrus donations through April

It is citrus season for the St. Mary’s Food Bank, and donations are being accepted at both locations through April 30.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

(Pexels Photo)...

Sports gambling can be fun for adults, but it’s a dangerous game for children

While adults may find that sports gambling is a way to enhance the experience with more than just fandom on the line, it can be a dangerous proposition if children get involved in the activity.
...
Quantum Fiber

How high-speed fiber internet edges out cable for everyday use

In a world where technology drives so much of our daily lives, a lack of high-speed internet can be a major issue.
...
Quantum Fiber

How high-speed fiber internet can improve everyday life

Quantum Fiber supplies unlimited data with speeds up to 940 mbps, enough to share 4K videos with coworkers 20 times faster than a cable.
Tempe bar among best for brews