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WELCOME

At Dragoon Brewing Company, it's our mission to make the best beer we can, and share it with our friends, family, and the community we live and work in. We're proud of the passion and hard work we pour into every pint of beer we make. Come visit us in the Taproom, or find our beer at a retail store or pub nearby--either way, we hope you enjoy!

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TAPROOM

Our Taproom is located at 1859 W Grant Rd #111 Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 329-3606

Come visit us in our taproom for a pint or a tour. We don't serve food, but we usually have a food truck parked outside, and you're more than welcome to bring in anything your heart desires. Make sure to check out our calendar for upcoming events in our Taproom!

Brewery tours take place every Saturday at 3pm. 

Taproom hours

Wednesday (3-10 pm)

Thursday (3-10 pm)

Friday (3-10 pm)

Saturday (12-10 pm)

Sunday (12-5 pm)

Food truck schedule

Wednesday 11/30/16 - Meatball Madness (4-8pm)

Thursday 12/1/16 - Big Bad Wolf (4-8pm)

Friday 12/2/16 - Haus of Brats (4-9pm)

Saturday 12/3/16 - Blacktop Grill (4-8pm)

Sunday 12/4/16 - None

UPCOMING HOLIDAY HOURS

Saturday 12/24/16 OPEN 12-6pm | Sunday 12/25/16 CLOSED

 


what's on CASK

Stronghold Session

what's on tap

click on the image to learn more about the beer description, stats and food pairings! 

DRAGOON IPA Westcoast style IPA ABV: 7.3% IBU: 83 SRM: 8

DRAGOON IPA
Westcoast style IPA

ABV: 7.3% IBU: 83 SRM: 8

BIERE DEL BAC Belgian-Style Quad ABV: 10% IBU: 32 SRM: 22

BIERE DEL BAC
Belgian-Style Quad

ABV: 10% IBU: 32 SRM: 22

SANTIAGO Vienna-Style Lager ABV: 5.9% IBU: 29 SRM: 8

SANTIAGO
Vienna-Style Lager

ABV: 5.9% IBU: 29 SRM: 8

STRONGHOLD SESSION ALE American mild ABV: 4.8% IBU: 32 SRM: 18

STRONGHOLD SESSION ALE
American mild

ABV: 4.8% IBU: 32 SRM: 18

BICAS BROWN Brown Ale brewed for BICAS ABV: 5.6% IBU: 24 SRM: 12

BICAS BROWN
Brown Ale brewed for BICAS

ABV: 5.6% IBU: 24 SRM: 12

BARREL-AGED BIERE DEL BAC Belgian-Style Quad aged in Whiskey del Bac barrels from Hamilton Distillers ABV: 10.1 % IBU: 32 SRM: 22

BARREL-AGED BIERE DEL BAC
Belgian-Style Quad aged in Whiskey del Bac barrels from Hamilton Distillers

ABV: 10.1 % IBU: 32 SRM: 22

HALF MOON Dunkel Weisse ABV: 4.6% IBU: 15 SRM: 20

HALF MOON
Dunkel Weisse

ABV: 4.6% IBU: 15 SRM: 20

BRUCK BOCK Doppelbock ABV: 7.7% IBU: 30 SRM: 27

BRUCK BOCK
Doppelbock

ABV: 7.7% IBU: 30 SRM: 27

BARREL-AGED THE CUATRO Bourbon barrel-aged Russian imperial stout ABV: 10.3% IBU: 100  SRM: 100

BARREL-AGED THE CUATRO
Bourbon barrel-aged Russian imperial stout

ABV: 10.3% IBU: 100  SRM: 100

RYELANDER Rye Double IPA ABV: 8.7% IBU: 100+ SRM: 14

RYELANDER
Rye Double IPA

ABV: 8.7% IBU: 100+ SRM: 14

DRAGOON ESB British-style ESB ABV: 5.1% IBU: 33 SRM: 11

DRAGOON ESB
British-style ESB

ABV: 5.1% IBU: 33 SRM: 11


taproom rental

Now that we have a newer, larger Taproom, we're reserving our original Taproom for private events and meetings. 

 
 

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OUR BEER

We like it. We hope you do too...

YEAR-ROUND beer

We only brew two beers that are available all year long: Dragoon IPA  and Stronghold Session Ale. Enjoy.

SEASONAL beer 

We use locally grown wheat in Ojo Blanco (June-September) and Half Moon (October-January), New Mexico grown Blue Corn in Saison Blue (February-May). We use these regional ingredients to help tie these seasonally available offerings to the place they're made and the time of year they're available. 

Our current Seasonal release is Half Moon.

SPECIALTY beer 

Some are brewed annually. Fewer still make an appearance more than once per year. Most are one-off batches that may never return. Our Specialty Release beers are brewed (mostly) in single batches, and never last long. 

Our newest specialty release is Bruck Bock -- a classic German-style Doppelbock--the brain child of our favorite Social Media & Facility Events Coordinator, Chelsea the Blue. It's a big ol' malty lager, loaded up with notes of chocolate, bread crust, and a touch of toffee. 


BEER FOR HERE

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DRAFT BEER
At its best, draft beer is simple, social, and delicious. Good draft beer will always be served in a clean, style appropriate glass through clean draft lines. Visit our taproom to see what we mean. 

CASK BEER
Cask-conditioned ale is usually served around 45-55 degrees, with lower carbonation than other draft beer. This opens up the flavors and aroma that are locked deep inside ice-cold beer.     

BEER TO GO

RETAIL
Get your Dragoon fix throughout the Tucson and Phoenix market, in over 200 bars and restaurants. Check out our store locator to find a pub close by that serves our beer. 

4-PACK CANS
Dragoon IPA is available in cans in about 30 retail stores in the Tucson area. Check the locator to find one close by. Cans are the best package available for beer stability: no oxygen + no light = fresh beer! 

CROWLER & GROWLER
Growlers and Crowlers are great options for trying beer that is normally only available on draft. Since they are filled right in front of you, you know they are fresh, but should be consumed ASAP to keep 'em that way. 

KEGS
We offer most of the beer we produce in 15.5 and 5.16 gallon kegs. Talk to our taproom staff about pricing and availablity. If you need tapping equipment, we can usually help you out with that too.  

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DRAGOON TEAM

 

Our Story

Dragoon Brewing Company's origins go back to the mid-90's, when company founder Bruce Greene brewed his first batch of beer in his kitchen. Right then he decided to start saving to open his own brewery. Within 10 years, his son Eric had been bitten by the brewing bug, become a BJCP certified beer judge, and wandered off to Vermont to study at the American Brewer's Guild. In 2009, the Tucson Homebrew Club brought father & son together with Tristan White--a like-minded home brewer and craft beer evangelist who'd been entertaining similar fantasies. After working together on a few creative brew sessions, the beginnings of a brewery began to percolate.

In 2011, the three founded Dragoon Brewing Company with a simple idea in mind: that in sharing a creative endeavor with another person, you can't help but share a bit of yourself. For Dragoon, that endeavor is beer, and we're proud of the passion, integrity, and soul that we pour into every pint. In April of 2012, Dragoon opened as a self-distributing draft-only brewery featuring just 2 beers on tap: Dragoon IPA, and Stronghold Session Ale. 

Since those early days, Dragoon has grown from a team of 3 to a family of more than 15 by focusing on quality as a measure of success. We usually brew about 30 different beers throughout the year, with 11 options on tap at any time. You can rest assured that our beer doesn't leave the back of the house unless it meets our strict standards, and that quality control doesn't end when the beer leaves our sight. We're here to produce beer we can be proud of, and to share it with our community. 


our team

BRUCE GREENE FOUNDER / OWNER Bruce is the guy responsible for all of this. You’ll probably want to thank him when you’re enjoying your first pint of Dragoon beer.

BRUCE GREENE
FOUNDER / OWNER

Bruce is the guy responsible for all of this. You’ll probably want to thank him when you’re enjoying your first pint of Dragoon beer.

ERIC GREENE FOUNDER / HEAD BREWER Eric is responsible for defining our recipes and processes. He loves fixing whatever just broke, and mopping the floor late at night. 

ERIC GREENE
FOUNDER / HEAD BREWER

Eric is responsible for defining our recipes and processes. He loves fixing whatever just broke, and mopping the floor late at night. 

TRISTAN WHITE   FOUNDER / MANAGER Tristan pretty much does whatever needs doing. Mostly, that means coordinating the Sales, Distribution and Taproom staff.

TRISTAN WHITE  
FOUNDER / MANAGER

Tristan pretty much does whatever needs doing. Mostly, that means coordinating the Sales, Distribution and Taproom staff.

PAT BUTLER   STREET TEAM BOSS Pat is the go-to-guy for anyone interested in serving our beer at their establishment. He's pretty psychic, so just think hard about your order. 

PAT BUTLER  
STREET TEAM BOSS

Pat is the go-to-guy for anyone interested in serving our beer at their establishment. He's pretty psychic, so just think hard about your order. 


SHAWN COCHRAN LEAD BREWER As a brewer, Shawn specializes in boiling real good (’cause he’s so hot) and figuring out how to do everything better, faster, smarter. 

SHAWN COCHRAN
LEAD BREWER

As a brewer, Shawn specializes in boiling real good (’cause he’s so hot) and figuring out how to do everything better, faster, smarter. 

STOUT   BAR MANAGER Stout makes sure the rest of the staff eats their greens, stays hydrated, and plays the lottery on the reg. He is lord of the taproom, so be nice. 

STOUT  
BAR MANAGER

Stout makes sure the rest of the staff eats their greens, stays hydrated, and plays the lottery on the reg. He is lord of the taproom, so be nice. 

ASHLEY AZZONE CELLARMAN From brites to barrels, brinks to blending tanks, Ashley runs our cellar. Whether it's filtering beer, harvesting yeast, or racking barrels, you can find her in the back lending a helping hand.

ASHLEY AZZONE
CELLARMAN

From brites to barrels, brinks to blending tanks, Ashley runs our cellar. Whether it's filtering beer, harvesting yeast, or racking barrels, you can find her in the back lending a helping hand.

BRITTANY PENA BARTENDER Brittany is her name, slangin' pints is her game. Mystery surrounds the way she spends her time away from us, but sometimes she brings in flowers.  

BRITTANY PENA
BARTENDER

Brittany is her name, slangin' pints is her game. Mystery surrounds the way she spends her time away from us, but sometimes she brings in flowers.  


MATT UNDERWOOD PACKAGING PERSONNEL Matt has traded in his draft tech kit for a set of rubber boots and a bad case of swampfoot. Don't worry, it doesn't affect his ability to SHRED or regularly crack jokes around the brewery.

MATT UNDERWOOD
PACKAGING PERSONNEL

Matt has traded in his draft tech kit for a set of rubber boots and a bad case of swampfoot. Don't worry, it doesn't affect his ability to SHRED or regularly crack jokes around the brewery.

WES McCANSE BREWER You know that beer in your mouth? It's a safe bet that Wes brewed, filtered, and/or packaged it.  He's a great juggler, Wes. Always has at least 3 balls in the air. 

WES McCANSE
BREWER

You know that beer in your mouth? It's a safe bet that Wes brewed, filtered, and/or packaged it.  He's a great juggler, Wes. Always has at least 3 balls in the air. 

CHELSEA BLUE MARKETING & EVENTS Chelsea is our in-house photographer, designer and social media hotshot. When she's not planning Taproom events she's keeping y'all updated on Instagram. Or paying bills. Or working the Taproom.

CHELSEA BLUE
MARKETING & EVENTS

Chelsea is our in-house photographer, designer and social media hotshot. When she's not planning Taproom events she's keeping y'all updated on Instagram. Or paying bills. Or working the Taproom.

DAVID TENEN   FACILITY SUPERVISOR & S.O. David traded his driving gloves for a full time gig as jack-of-all-trades. If you need something done, David probably already has a detailed plan. Don't let David catch you without your PPE.

DAVID TENEN  
FACILITY SUPERVISOR & S.O.

David traded his driving gloves for a full time gig as jack-of-all-trades. If you need something done, David probably already has a detailed plan. Don't let David catch you without your PPE.


CARL CASE PACKAGING SUPERVISOR  Right now, Carl is busy figuring out how he can incorporate a bicycle into his daily routine in the packaging department.

CARL CASE
PACKAGING SUPERVISOR 

Right now, Carl is busy figuring out how he can incorporate a bicycle into his daily routine in the packaging department.

ALI PALOMINO ASSISTANT BAR MANAGER  By far our freshest and most sociable employee - Ali makes sure your glass is clean, pints are full, and barstool is ready and waiting. And yes, we know how great her hair is.

ALI PALOMINO
ASSISTANT BAR MANAGER 

By far our freshest and most sociable employee - Ali makes sure your glass is clean, pints are full, and barstool is ready and waiting. And yes, we know how great her hair is.

TERENCE HOFSTAD ASSISTANT BREWER Catch Terence mixing tunes and mixing wort. Cleaning kegs and canning Dragoon IPA. Turrance tears it up from the brewhouse to the canning line. 

TERENCE HOFSTAD
ASSISTANT BREWER

Catch Terence mixing tunes and mixing wort. Cleaning kegs and canning Dragoon IPA. Turrance tears it up from the brewhouse to the canning line. 

ALEX LAETSCH BARTENDER Whether you need to check your facts on garden fertilization, PCR protocol, or just need a quick rub down, Alex is your guy. 

ALEX LAETSCH
BARTENDER

Whether you need to check your facts on garden fertilization, PCR protocol, or just need a quick rub down, Alex is your guy. 


DUSTIN COX BARTENDER Dustin or Dusty. He's the best. Try not to like him. Winner of the Dragoon award for most xHardcorexDadx.

DUSTIN COX
BARTENDER

Dustin or Dusty. He's the best. Try not to like him. Winner of the Dragoon award for most xHardcorexDadx.

SAM REUSER BARTENDER Sam is one of Dragoon's sweetest employees, a true T-Loc and friend to our Taproom customers. 

SAM REUSER
BARTENDER

Sam is one of Dragoon's sweetest employees, a true T-Loc and friend to our Taproom customers. 

ANDY RICH PHOENIX SALES REP Andy is our best (and only) Phoenix sales rep and Dragoon's biggest Star Wars fan. He can cover the Peoria to Mesa run in less than 12 parsecs.   

ANDY RICH
PHOENIX SALES REP

Andy is our best (and only) Phoenix sales rep and Dragoon's biggest Star Wars fan. He can cover the Peoria to Mesa run in less than 12 parsecs. 

 

ANDREW FRAISER PACKAGING PERSONNEL  Chances are Andrew would rather be driving a tank. Until then we have him as our resident can crusher and one of our biggest Dragoon IPA enthusiasts.

ANDREW FRAISER
PACKAGING PERSONNEL 

Chances are Andrew would rather be driving a tank. Until then we have him as our resident can crusher and one of our biggest Dragoon IPA enthusiasts.


BRITTNI RAWLINS PACKAGING PERSONNEL Brittni is most enthusiastic whether it's homebrewing, kickball, trivia, or packaging your Dragoon IPA. She's also working on her badass beer bucket list.

BRITTNI RAWLINS
PACKAGING PERSONNEL

Brittni is most enthusiastic whether it's homebrewing, kickball, trivia, or packaging your Dragoon IPA. She's also working on her badass beer bucket list.

 
 
 

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