WinterBrew 2015 was an epic fest for the ages!

It’s been a week now, and the dust has finally settled on another successful WinterBrew. New Mexico beer enthusiasts have been back, hard at work, with memories (hopefully) of many great beers, plenty of new friends on their Facebook rosters, and a slew of crazy pictures on their cellphones. From the beer, to the food,…

The time has come for Stout Challenge IV: The Overload

Greetings, everyone, on this snowy Friday. Do be careful out there tonight when in pursuit of beer. Stuff is melting but not evaporating, so that means sheets of ice. And New Mexico drivers are bad enough without ice under their tires, so go slow if you desperately need some nocturnal pints. By Sunday, though, all…

The Week Ahead in Beer: Santa Fe Brewing takes over Sister Bar

Greetings, New Mexico craft beer lovers. Stoutmeister here with the reunified edition of The Week Ahead in Beer. This column covers all the breweries in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties, with Santa Fe’s four breweries and one newcomer down in Socorro also joining the party. We tried hard to keep the state edition going, but without…

Lizard Tail looks forward to their first full year in 2015

Greetings everyone, Adam from the Bullpen here with the 17th post in our Look Back/Look Ahead series for 2014-15. Click on the category link above in the byline and you will find everything we’ve written so far in this series. We hope to get the remaining entries published by the end of January. It was…

WinterBrew set to kick off 2015 festival season in style

The first beer festival of 2015 is upon us. WinterBrew is set for Friday at the Santa Fe Farmers Market from 4 to 9 p.m. The event, run by the New Mexico Brewers Guild, has already sold out all 750 of its tickets. So for those 750 lucky people, this preview is for you. For…