Happy Oktoberfest! Come Celebrate with Us!

Oktoberfest Picazzos Organic ItalianPicazzo’s might not be the first place you think of when you think Oktoberfest but it should be! We are always happy to help our customers understand that we offer a lot in addition the best gluten free pizza in Phoenix/Paradise Valley. Sean Manning, GM at our Scottsdale Promenade location, recently gave our bar menu an overhaul. The new and improved spirits menu includes some great domestics, imports and craft beers. If you’re looking for a fun environment in which to celebrate Oktoberfest, and sample some great beers while you’re at it, look no further! Join us for a Picazzo’s style beer tour.

Many Americans are surprised to learn that Oktoberfest actually beings in September. It is actually celebrated annually from mid-September to early October. This year it kicks off on Saturday, September 16th and ends Sunday, October 4th. A world famous event, beer lovers around the globe celebrate Oktoberfest in many ways. From sampling new beers to enjoying old favorites, Oktoberfest is the perfect opportunity to indulge your inner beer lover.

Oktoberfest Picazzo’s Style

Several Gluten free beers in addition to a line-up of craft beers are available on our menu today!

Gluten Free Beers

Estrella Damm Daura Pale Lager

Brewed in Barcelona Spain, this tasty lager is one of our favorites. Popular among gluten intolerant beer lovers, Estrella Damm Daura is brewed with malt, rice and hops. Because it contains wheat gluten tests under 20ppm, Estrella Damm is even considered safe for those with celiac disease for most. So what are you waiting for? Drink up!

Omission Pale Ale

Made in Oregon, Omission Pale Ale is brewed by none other than the famous Widmer Brothers Brewing Company. Rich in color and flavor, this Picazzo’s favorite delivers hints of fruit, grain and faint hops. Containing barley gluten which is extracted during brewing, this flavorful beer is also available as an option for those diagnosed as a celiac. Come on in and try a pint, or two!

Angry Orchard Hard Cider

A crisp and very refreshing cider, Angry Orchard is a crowd pleaser. Brewed in Cincinnati, Ohio by Angry Orchard Brewing Company, this cider is the perfect libation on an autumn day. A great combination of sweet apples and subtle dryness, Angry Orchard Hard Cider will leave you wanting more. Made from fresh apples and completely grain free, this gluten free beer is one of our favorites. Come on in and see us, we’ll have one waiting for you!

Local Drafts

Oak Creek Nut Brown

Brewed just outside of Sedona in beautiful Oak Creek, this Nut Brown ale is an Arizona favorite. In fact, it has taken home a gold and a bronze medal in the North American Brewers’ Association competition. If you love nutty malt flavors, Oak Creek Nut Brown won’t disappoint. Stop by any one of our 5 locations and order up a pint today!

Lumberyard Hefeweizen

Brewed by, you guessed it, Lumberyard Brewing Company, this golden hefeweizen has a robust flavor profile. Complete with flavors of orange, toasted wheat, pineapple, coriander and clove, if you love wheat beers this will be a new favorite. Come in and sample this Flagstaff brew today!

Kilt Lifter

One of Arizona’s most popular beers, Kilt Lifter was created by the brew masters at Four Peaks. Don’t let the name fool you, this Scottish pale ale is a serious beer from start to finish. It opens up with hints of sweetness and malt and finishes with a nutty, caramel flavor. If you love a balanced flavor profile without bitterness, Kilt Lifter is your beer. Visit us for a sample today!

San Tan Epicenter Amber

An American red ale, Epicenter Amber is brewed in downtown Chandler at the San Tan Brewing Company. Boasting a crisp, toasted malt flavor and a slightly sweet finish, Epicenter is the quintessential American red ale. Stop in and experience it for yourself!

Hop Knot IPA

Also brewed by the fine folks at Tempe based Four Peaks Brewing Company, Hop Knot IPA delivers the bold flavor of hops that we all love in an American IPA. You’ll also notice hints of citrus and pine, if you’re an IPA drinker, Hop Knot is the perfect beer for you. Celebrate Oktoberfest with a pint today!

Grand Canyon American Pilsner

Brewed at the Grand Canyon Brewing Company in Williams, this American pilsner is popular among locals and tourists alike. This bold bodied pilsner contains hints of grass and floral hops. If you’re looking for a refreshing, easy drinking beer you will find it in Grand Canyon Pilsner. We’ll have a pint waiting for you!

Gluten Free Pizza Phoenix

Known around the state for offering the best gluten free pizza in Phoenix/Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Tempe, Sedona and Flagstaff, we’re also know our spirits. As you get into the spirit of Oktoberfest, we hope you will include us in your celebration. Stop in for a round of beers and a slice of gluten free pizza. We promise you won’t be disappointed!

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