About the Bone Haus

The Bone Haus Brewing name and theme are a nod to the many ossuaries and catacombs, also known as bone houses, we’ve visited across Europe. Those warmly lit chambers contain artistic and stunning displays of skeletal remains of everyone from revered monks to common townsfolk, but those final resting places are hardly final, as they now serve as monuments for inspiration, reflection, and celebration for the living. They can be a reminder to live for today.

 

Our story ties these brushes of the macabre with the history of Arizona, especially in the late 1800s when mining, treasure, and adventure consumed desert life in the Arizona Territory.

We focus on our craft to make the best beers and beverages we can as we explore new bold and adventurous flavors. Our signature beer is our Desert Distortion New England IPA and we craft many varieties of that beer including a blood orange version called Desert Distortion Lichii. We are also well known for our Englemann's Elixir Prickly Pear Pale Ale which has prickly pear fruit and vanilla flavors, our Belgian style ales, and our lightest beer, Carbide Light.

We want to provide a different tasting experience upon every visit, so we’re dedicated to crafting a steady rotation of limited-editions and seasonals in order to round out our offerings and keep our customers guessing. We want to focus on brewing interesting beer (as well as sodas, tea, and coffee!) and serving our customers, and we frequently host a fun variety of food trucks and live music when the tap room is open to the public.

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The Bone Haus Chronicles

Featuring the art of Mikel Whelan

As a young man in the late 1800's, our patriarch Hans Von Biermann received a letter from his uncle deep in the Arizona Territory of America asking him to leave his brewer's family in Germany and help him mine a vein of gold he had just discovered in the Superstition Mountains just outside of a small settlement called Phoenix.

Hans, the alleged nephew of the Lost Dutchman, decided to pursue adventure and treasures for the family. He left his homeland and made the journey across the Atlantic and the vast plains only to arrive in Phoenix with no trace of his uncle or the mine he claimed to have discovered. 

Hans was determined to find his uncle and the riches he promised so he did the only thing he knew and opened a tavern called the Bone Haus. At this fine establishment on the outskirts of the wild west, he would mine the local patrons for any information leading to the whereabouts of his estranged uncle and the alleged gold mine. 

Each time Hans would venture into the Superstition Mountains, he would have a brush with the macabre, the eerie, the unexplained. He rode the line between life and death, often unsure of what he was witnessing and experiencing. Was it real? He captured his experiences in a detailed journal and we celebrate those adventures with each and every beer we brew. His legend and lore gives us the mantra to follow one's dreams regardless of obstacles, regardless of opinions, regardless of oppositions. Memento Mori. 

Our Dog Policy

The Bone Haus welcomes you and your friendly dogs to enjoy our two patios. Unfortunately, we are unable to allow these awesome pets inside the brewery due to county health codes unless, of course, they are certified service animals!