Exploring Arizona's Beer History

November 01, 2013

(Photo by Steve Goldstein-KJZZ)
Behind the scenes at Four Peaks Brewery.
(Photo by Steve Goldstein-KJZZ)
Behind the scenes at Four Peaks Brewery.

Millions of Americans and thousands of Arizonans drink beer, savoring a cold mug of brew on a sizzling afternoon. I am not one of them, but my colleague Nick Blumberg is, so he and I went together to talk to Ed Sipos, author of the new book "Brewing Arizona: A Century of Beer in the Grand Canyon State," a history of beer in the state.