The Week Ahead in Beer: Take a break on your favorite patio

Greetings, New Mexico craft beer lovers. Stoutmeister here with The Week Ahead in Beer. This column covers all the breweries in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties, with Santa Fe’s six breweries, one in Los Alamos, and one in Moriarty also joining the party. ABQ Beer Week keeps rolling along this week, but our breweries do have…

ABQ Beer Week: Find your slice of heaven on Day Seven

We are past the halfway point of Beer Week, but it is hardly time to slow down. Today’s events are mostly of the special tapping/sampling/tap takeover variety, scattered all over town. There will also be a mini cask festival at Quarter Celtic, a beer-and-food-and-wine pairing at Tractor Wells Park, and an early 90s party with…

ABQ Beer Week: Get that farmhouse funk on Day Six

Now that the holiday is over, Beer Week starts to crank back up again with nine big events. Today will feature an epic tasting at Jubilation, but also a whole lot of beer-and-food combo events. There will be beer with Taco Tuesday, beer with food trucks’ offerings, beer dinners, hell, just beer and food everywhere….

ABQ Beer Week: Let your mind thrive on Day Five

As this is Memorial Day, it is also the lightest day in terms of events. Take a moment to reflect, take a moment to relax, take a moment with family and/or friends, and when that is all over, come join the Crew. No, really, keep reading. Featured Event Every day we will pick what we…

ABQ Beer Week: Day Four offers up more beyond the big fest

Yes, it is Blues & Brews day, but there are still some other options for those either not attending or just looking for a little pre-game fun. We posted the beer lists for Blues & Brews on Saturday, so click that link if you’re curious. Otherwise, kick back and enjoy! You earned the break. Featured…

ABQ Beer Week: Get your Blues & Brews beer lists here

We have the updated local beer lists for Sunday’s ABQ Blues & Brews festival at Sandia Resort & Casino. Early admission (we seriously recommend you pay extra for it) gets you in at 2 p.m. Otherwise, join the masses at 3 p.m. The event runs until 6 p.m. Purchase your tickets online or at either…

ABQ Beer Week: The 505 flows free on Day Three

After Friday’s events, we can understand if some of you want to take it easy today. Beer Week, though, has no concept of mercy, because it’s gonna be a big one. The 505 Collaboration beer is releasing all over town, O’Niell’s is throwing a Beer Olympics, Santa Fe is having a party, Rio Bravo is…

ABQ Beer Week: Pucker up for Day Two brews

Did you survive? Did you make it through all of it? No, not Day One of ABQ Beer Week, but the Penguins’ double-overtime victory over Ottawa in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Just ask anyone at Quarter Celtic last night, half the Crew almost died several times over. But, we digress, for it…

ABQ Beer Week: Jubilation ups its game for 2017 edition

Local favorite Jubilation Wine & Spirits is known for their frequent tastings of new and rare beers. So, how are they going to make things special for this year’s Albuquerque Beer Week? I spoke (technically emailed) with beer manager and Brew Crew emeritus member Adam Auden about what we can expect. SheNerd: What makes Beer…

ABQ Beer Week: Day One is loaded with almost too much fun

All right, people, it’s go time! Make sure you have your Lyft and/or Uber accounts up to date, and then start checking off the events you can’t miss. The Crew will be here for you every day with info on every single event. We also have separate previews for the events at Ponderosa Brewing, Tractor…