Arizona Beer Frontier

An Arizona beer podcast from Rob Fullmer Executive Director of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild and Deputy Director Andrew Bauman. Providing access to breweries, beer policy, and legislation, beer culture that no other pod can offer.
It’s not a beer podcast. It’s a podcast about beer.


Featured Episode

S2E97: Tap and Banter with the Saffords. Part 1

The AZ Beer Frontier team once again to leverage AI to write the episode notes based on what it knows about the beer world and the transcript of the conversation. Honestly it was a chat with long-time friends.

Welcome to Arizona Beer Frontier! In this episode, hosts Rob and Andrew sit down with Scott and Rebecca Safford, the founders of Tap & Bottle Beer and Wine Bar in Tucson. Together, they dive into the rich tapestry of their journey, from the inception of Tap & Bottle to its evolution as a beloved community hub.

Craft Beer Bar Origins: Scott and Rebecca share their vision for Tap & Bottle, which started as one of the first craft beer bars in Tucson, driven by their passion for quality brews. Line Cleaning Passion Project: Discover how Tap & Bottle’s commitment to cleanliness and quality led to a meticulous line cleaning routine, ensuring every beer served is fresh and flavorful.

Diversification Amidst Challenges: The conversation delves into Tap & Bottle’s adaptation to changing times, including the decision to diversify their offerings beyond beer to include spirits and wine, ensuring they remain a destination for all.

Navigating Brewery Relationships: Scott and Rebecca discuss the dynamic landscape of brewery partnerships, highlighting the influx of breweries during the pandemic and the importance of curating a selection that resonates with their clientele.

Recognizable Branding: Lastly, they touch on the power of recognizable branding, the visual cues that draw customers in and keep them coming back for more.

Join us for a candid and insightful conversation filled with laughter, anecdotes, and a deep appreciation for all things beer. So grab a pint, sit back, and enjoy this engaging discussion with Scott and Rebecca from Tap & Bottle! We also are using an AI narrator to help in post-production. This week, we have Aurora with a female UK English accent. 

NEW DATE: The return of Baja Beer Fest is right around the corner on Saturday, May 4th!

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