Raise your glass: Arizona Beer Week kicks off Saturday

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- The 4th Annual Arizona Beer Week is a celebration of Arizona Craft beer and the 47 breweries in our state.

There are over 300 events across the state Feb. 15-22.

The 14th Annual Strong Beer Festival kicks things off on Saturday with over 120 different breweries at Steele Indian School Park. This is the best beer festival in the state and will feature over 350 craft beers. Plenty of sunshine, beers, food and beer games. You can get tickets at strongbeerfest.com.

Events for Arizona Beer Week range from special tappings, beer-making classes, meet-the-brewer events to bike cruises, festivals and more. It's a great opportunity to try local craft beers from award-winning breweries.

There are events for everyone. SunUp Brewing will be featuring a cupcake pairing and beer float event, while Four Peaks will be holding a BBQ, Blues and Beer Festival at their Wilson location.

Many breweries are doing craft beer dinners. Places like Huss Brewing Company and SanTan Brewing company have meet the brewer events.

It is your chance to really see what craft beer is all about. You can find a complete listing of all the fun on ArizonaBeerWeek.com/