Beer Creek Brewing got itself a brewhouse at last and boy that baby purrs

Beer Creek Brewing Company, the Santa Fe area’s newest brewery and pizza destination, just got their brand-new brewhouse, and they’ve already put it to work. You’ve probably heard of Beer Creek by now, and in the last year you might have taken that short drive down beautiful Highway 14, stopping halfway between Santa Fe and…

A very successful 10th anniversary for the New Mexico Brew Fest

The 10th annual New Mexico Brew Fest is in the books. This year’s festival brought it back to where it all began at Villa Hispana in the state fairgrounds. I have attended this festival a few times and I considered myself very lucky that I was able to attend this year. Often a trip, or…

Tumbleroot hosts panel of Santa Fe-area brewers before documentary screening

The Brewers Association’s new documentary, For the Love of Craft, has been shown in breweries around the country of late. Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery, however, is going beyond just airing the 30-minute film this Saturday night. Starting at 7 p.m., Tumbleroot has assembled a panel of Santa Fe’s top brewers for a panel discussion and…

New Mexico Brew Fest goes back to its roots for 10th anniversary

The New Mexico Brew Fest was a long-time fixture at the Villa Hispana every year during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Then, one year it moved out onto the main street at Expo New Mexico, in part because of space limitations, but also for another reason. “We love the Villa Hispana, and we were thinking…

GABF 2019: Some final musings of a festival gone by

The 2019 edition of the Great American Beer Festival came to a close Saturday night, with the bulk of the New Mexico brewing contingent (and me) flying back Sunday afternoon. It was a heck of a time, again, and I still highly encourage every beer geek to find a way to go at least once…

GABF 2019: Rowley Farmhouse Ales claims Small Brewpub of the Year

It was Rowley Farmhouse Ales’ day in Denver. The Santa Fe brewery claimed three medals and the Small Brewpub of the Year award at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival on Saturday morning. RFA took home gold for Meier in the German-Style Sour Ale category, silver for Agent Orange – Apple Brandy Barrel in the…