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 eight breweries, one in Los Alamos, one in Moriarty, one in Red River, one in Silver City, and one in Truth or Consequences also joining the party.
Normally we lead Week Ahead with something a little feature-y. In the past it was about an event, or about a special release and the party to go with it. Obviously, that sort of stuff isn’t really happening anymore, so our focus is now really and truly about the beer. We would like to point out that breweries have taken another financial hit this week. On Monday, the governor’s office officially shut down liquor stores, from locally owned ones like Jubilation in Albuquerque and Susan’s in Santa Fe, to the big chains like Total Wine (after some initial defiance on their part). For packaging breweries like Marble and Santa Fe, that is one less outlet for beer sales in a time when sales are way, way down. Sales have dropped since the initial two weeks of the shutdown, when people restocked their beer supply. A recent poll of craft breweries by the Brewers Association revealed that 46 percent nationwide believe they will be forced to close permanently if things fail to improve in the next three months. So far no brewery in New Mexico has announced that it is closed permanently, so there is that, at least. But, none of us know when this pandemic will pass. If you are still able to get out and support breweries by purchasing beer (and food) to-go, please continue to do so, lest some of that predicted 46 percent ends up including some of your favorite places.
On the new beer front this week, there are a few new options to check out. Bow & Arrow has now made Hoka Hazy IPA a year-round beer available for crowler/growler fills. Ex Novo has added cans of Sons of Scotland and the new Spirits of the Dead Hazy IPA (also available for growler fills), plus Perle Haggard German Pilsner cans are back in stock. Marble will release its Cerveza Oscura in cans and for growler/crowler fills on Saturday after having pushed it back a week, plus Blackberry Gose is available for growler/crowler fills today (Wednesday) only at the downtown location. Nexus tapped Czech-Mex Golden Lager and Beam Me Up Scotty for growler fills. Quarter Celtic apparently dug up some 2018 Irish Handcuffs and put that imperial stout on for growler/crowler fills. Starr Brothers will release its own Mexican lager, Somos Cerveza, that was originally in honor of New Mexico United (we really miss soccer matches). As we mentioned last week, Steel Bender has put Double Raspberry Dynamite, Sparkfitter Amber, Die Dunkel Seite, and Cutbow Coffee Porter in cans, and Village Wit should join them early next week. Toltec goes out of this world with Marvin the Marzen available for growler/crowler fills on Friday.
Up in Santa Fe, Blue Corn tapped some Honey Ginger Kolsch for growler/crowler fills. Rowley Farmhouse Ales will roll out another run of Thrace Hazy IPA cans on Thursday. Otherwise it is quiet, but we can share that our friends at Bathtub Row Brewing in Los Alamos have decided to close for the next two-to-three weeks, due in part to running out of crowler cans, and because this is the projected period of the virus hitting its peak in New Mexico.
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Continue reading for all the news that is fit to blog for the week of April 6.
To break down each “capsule,” I listed the brewery (with Web page linked), its phone number and hours of operation. Instead of “Beers” being an all-encompassing list of seasonal/specialty offerings, we are now splitting everything into “Growler/Crowler Fills” for beers on draft, and “Can/Bottle” for pre-packaged beers. All beers listed are subject to change.
Albuquerque metro area breweries
Ale Republic — (505) 281-2828
(Open daily noon–8 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Best Coast IPA, Wheat St. Wheatwine, Sombra Stout, Lone Wolf, Red Mountain IPA, Diablo de Oro.
Alien Brew Pub — (505) 884-1116
(No adjusted hours listed)
Growler Fills: Call the number above for details on any small-batch beers currently available. They change frequently. The rest of the lineup is from the Sierra Blanca family of beers.
Bistronomy B2B — (505) 262-2222 (Original), (505) 407-2046 (Garden Brewery)
(Original: daily 4–8 p.m.; Garden Brewery: no hours listed, unsure if still open)
Growler Fills: Contact either location for an updated list.
Black Snout Brewhouse — (505) 296-8166
News: Black Snout is closed until further notice.
Boese Brothers Brewery — (505) 382-7060 (brewery); (505) 821-0752 (brewpub); (505) 500-8325 (Los Alamos taproom)
News: Boese Brothers has closed all three of its locations until further notice.
Bombs Away Beer Company — (505) 554-3204
(Open daily 2–7 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: BABC IPA, Willie Pete Wit, Proximity Pilsner, Low Order Porter, Actuator IPA, All Clear! (Apple Beer), Blast Seat Wheat, Black Ops Lager, Stockpile Stout, Buzz Bomb Pale Ale, Frag Out Imperial Stout, A.X.O. Altbier, Howitzer Hefeweizen, S.A.F. POG Juice.
Bosque Brewing Company — (505) 508-5967 (Nob Hill Public House), (505) 361-1876 (Bosque North), (575) 571-4626 (Las Cruces Public House), (575) 556-9128 (Las Cruces Telshor Taproom), (505) 582-2720 (Restoration Pizza)
(Nob Hill: daily noon–8 p.m.; North: daily noon–8 p.m.; Las Cruces Public House: daily noon–8 p.m.; Las Cruces Telshor: daily noon-8 p.m.; Restoration Pizza: daily noon–8 p.m.)
Cans: Bosque IPA, Bosque Lager, Elephants on Parade, Jetty Jack Amber Ale, Scotia Scotch Ale, Open Space Haze, Pistol Pete’s 1888 Ale, Beyond the Trees Cider, Scale Tipper IPA.
Growler/Crowler Fills: (Seasonals at North only) 808s & Shortcake, Little Tipper, Simcoe Pils; (Telshor only) Scale Tipper; (all locations) Resto Hazy Pale.
Bow & Arrow Brewing — (505) 247-9800
(Mon-Thurs closed, Fri-Sat 1–7 p.m., Sun 1–6 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: True Aim (Scotch Ale), Denim Tux Lager, Savage Times Sour IPA, Visionland Amber Ale, Strawberry Amigo Sour, Hoka Hazy IPA, Neon Pie Pastry Sour, Buffalo Plaid Baltic Porter, Brunch Special Imperial Stout, Mesas and Cervezas Mexican Dark Lager, Double Tough Double Hazy IPA, Trail Songs Oatmeal Stout.
Bottles: Western Beauty Grisette, Cosmic Arrow, Dark Mesa, Bolos & Bling Brett IPA, Desert Revival Peach Sour, Desert Revival Cherry Sour, Strange Country Dark Sour.
News: Please call ahead for all orders, or use the new online page to order in advance.
Boxing Bear Brewing Company — (505) 897-2327 (brewery), (505) 242-2327 (West Downtown), (505) 639-4983 (Tramway)
(Brewery: daily noon-6 p.m.; West Downtown Taproom: daily noon-6 p.m.; Tramway Taproom: daily noon-6 p.m.)
UPDATED>>>Cans: Ambear Ale, Uppercut IPA, Headlock Hazy IPA, Black and Blue Tart, Chocolate Milk Stout, Sucker Punch DIPA, DDH Simcoe Albu-Murky Hazy IPA, Red Knuckle Irish Red, Murkules Hazy DIPA, Standing 8 Stout, New Mexi-kolsch, Super Cereal Hazy IPA. Super Cereal arrived on Friday. Body Czech Pilsner will be next to be canned, though a release date has not been announced.
Crowler Fills: All canned offerings, plus Body Czech Pilsner, Apple Bear Hard Cider, Iron Lung Smoked Porter, The Red Glove, Mandarina Bavarian Lager, Basic Batch American Blonde. Boxing Bear is not selling new glass or metal growlers. Crowlers only for beers not in pre-packaged cans.
News: The new Boxing Bear taproom at Candelaria and Tramway is now open.
Brew Lab 101 Beer & Cider Company — (505) 962-1587
(Mon-Thurs 4-7 p.m., Fri-Sun 3-7 p.m.)
Growler Fills: The Bull IPA, Sassy Brunette Amber, Event Horizon Oatmeal Stout, Newton’s Apple Cider, Cherry Bomb Cider, Drought Dry Cider, Wicked Pissa, Walter Wit, X-IPA, Sunburst Orange-Pomegranate Cider, Pecos River Cider. Brew Lab 101 has PET growlers, a 32-ounce plastic version that is recyclable.
Broken Trail Brewery & Distillery — (505) 221-6281
News: Broken Trail closed its Uptown Tasting Room and the spirits-only tasting room at Green Jeans Farmery until further notice.
Canteen Brewhouse — (505) 881-2737 (brewery), (505) 200-2344 (taproom)
(Brewery and Taproom: daily 3-7 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: Flashback IPA, High Plains Pils, La Luz Wheat, Dougie-Style Amber, Pecos Trail Brown, Dark & Lusty Stout, Irish Red, Colibri (Schwarzbier), Social Capital (with passionfruit and lime), Otis the Puppy (Oatmeal Stout), Hoppy Wit, Hustle & Glow Hazy DIPA, North 14 Pale Ale. Crowlers start at $7. New glass growlers start at $12 with fill. Kegs start at $62.50.
Cans: Exodus IPA, Laid Back Lager, Dougie-Style Amber. All six-packs are $8.99.
Cantero Brewing — (505) 312-8247
News: Cantero is closed until further notice.
Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176
News: Casa Vieja is selling gift cards through its website (see link above). You can also call ahead to set up an appointment to get a growler filled or to purchase a bottle of wine. There will not be walk-up sales.
Growler Fills: Blue Maize Cream Ale, Hoppy Birthday IPA, Gold Medal Hefe, Dark Skies Stout, Not Afraid of the Dark Lager, Duke’s Red Ale, Loma Lager, Casa La Vista Doppelbock.
Cazuela’s Seafood & Mexican Grill — (505) 994-9364
(Mon closed, Tues 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Weds–Thurs closed, Fri 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat–Sun 9 a.m.–3 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Papacabra (Double IPA), Acapulco Gold (Mexican Lager), Chupacabra IPA, Piedra del Fuego Stoned Cream Ale, Beer for My Horses (Oatmeal Stout). These are the regular house beers. Call the number above for an updated seasonal list.
Desert Valley Brewing — (505) 899-8494
(Open daily noon-8 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Call the number above for an updated list. Desert Valley also has bottled spirits and (in limited quantities) hand sanitizer.
Dialogue Brewing — (505) 633-6917
(Weds 4:30-6:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 3-6 p.m., closed other days)
Growler/Crowler Fills: Raspberry Sour, 505 Lager, Cali Common, Dark Lager, Pagina Tres Blood Orange Gose, What’s Golden Lager, American Stout, Sir Dialectic IPA.
Differential Brewing — (phone number TBA)
News: Differential is closed until further notice.
Ex Novo Brewing — (505) 508-0547
(Open daily noon-6 p.m.)
Growler Fills: (house) The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Mass Ascension IPA, Cactus Wins the Lottery, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Aperture Hazy Pale Ale; (seasonal) Brown is the New Black, Puff Puff Passion, Black is the New Brown (Porter), Migratory Patterns Czech Pilsner, Costume Party Hazy IPA, Fruits and Cats and Fruits and Cats Fruited IPA, Foam on the Range Hoppy Blonde Ale, Spirits of the Dead Hazy IPA.
Cans: The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Cactus Wins the Lottery, Some Things Last a Long Time IPA, Aperture Hazy Pale Ale, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Foam on the Range, Los Novos Red Chile Michelada, Costume Party Hazy IPA, Sons of Scotland, Spirits of the Dead Hazy IPA.
Bottles: Revere’s Ride (oak-aged sour saison on marionberries), Quinque (oak-aged sour on Malbec grapes), Mise en Place (table saison with brett), The Key and the Kite (oak-aged saison on Reisling grapes).
Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500
News: Flix is closed until further notice.
High and Dry Brewing — (505) 433-5591
(Open daily 4-7 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Special Shapes (IPA), Ghost of a Moon (Pale Ale), other taps rotate frequently.
Special Offers: 10% off growler glasses and all fills.
Hops Brewery — (505) 369-1378 (Central)
News: We do not know if Hops on Central or its taproom in Los Ranchos are open.
Kaktus Brewing — (505) 379-5072
News: Kaktus is closed until further notice.
Kilt Check Brewing (formerly Drafty Kilt) — (505) 881-0234
(Mon-Fri 3-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 1-7 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Groundskeeper Willie Cream Ale, Wee Beastie Scottish Ale, Campbell Toe IPA, McRojo or No?, Outlamber Amber Ale, Royal Redhead Imperial Red, Obliviscaris Stout.
Special Offers: Get four growler fills for $40.
La Cumbre Brewing — (505) 872-0225 (brewery); (505) 916-0787 (Westside taproom)
(Both locations open daily noon-8 p.m.)
Cans: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Project Dank (Spring Edition); (seasonal) Terminally Chill IPA, Altimeter IPA, Cafe Con Leche, Acclimated APA, Community Hazy DIPA.
Bottles: Siren Song (Barrel-Aged Imperial Red).
Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Project Dank (Spring Edition), Pyramid Rock Amber; (seasonal) Terminally Chill IPA, Altimeter IPA, Miles from Cologne, Acclimated APA, Dunkel Jefe.
La Reforma Brewery — (505) 717-1361
(Mon-Sat 11:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Sun closed)
Growler Fills: La Ref Lager, Maximillian (Dunkel), Turbia (Hazy IPA), Hi-Wit, Mexican Chocolate Stout, West Coast, Papi Chulo!, El Chooky, Bomba Scotch Ale.
Lava Rock Brewing — (505) 836-1022
News: Lava Rock is closed until further notice.
Lizard Tail Brewing — (505) 717-1301
(Mon 3-8 p.m., Fri 3-8 p.m., closed other days)
Growler Fills: Contact the brewery for an updated beer list.
Marble Brewery — (505) 243-2739 (downtown), (505) 508-4638 (Westside), (505) 323-4030 (Heights)
(All locations: daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Cans: IPA, Red Ale, Double White, Pilsner, Cerveza, Passionate Gose, Cholo Stout, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, White Out. Cerveza Oscura arrives on Saturday.
Growler/Crowler Fills: (house, at all locations) IPA, Red Ale, Double White, Pilsner, Cerveza, Passionate Gose, Cholo Stout, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, Double White Triple Berry, White Out; (seasonal) Rye Saison, Amber Ale, Cerveza Celebracion, Samba Fog, White Out, Eastside Special Bitter, Citra DIPA, Irish Red (Downtown and Westside only), NM SMASH (Heights only), Oude Dubbel (Heights and Westside only), Doppelator (Heights and Westside only), Sympathy for the Pork Chop (Westside only), Rye IPA (Westside only), Brett Pale Ale (Westside only), Poinsettia Sour (Westside only). Blackberry Gose is available downtown today (Wednesday) only.
Food Truck Schedule: (Downtown) Thursday—Dia de los Takos, noon-8 p.m.; Friday—Urban Hotdog, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday—Dia de los Takos, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday—Brooke’s Carryout, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; (Heights) Friday—Dia de los Takos, noon-8 p.m.; (Westside) Friday—Brooke’s Carryout/Ohana Hut, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday—Punchy’s Pizza/Ohana Hut, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday—Dia de los Takos/Ohana Hut, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Nexus Brewery — (505) 242-4100 (brewery), (505) 445-1545 (Blue Smokehouse)
(Brewery: Tues-Sun noon-7 p.m., Mon closed; Blue Smokehouse: closed)
Growler Fills: (house) Cream Ale, Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Red Ale 2.0, IPA, Chocolate Porter, Honey Chamomile Wheat; (seasonal) Lush & Aphotic Russian Imperial Stout, Czech-Mex Golden Lager, New Mexico Snow IPA, Irish Red, Beam Me Up Scotty.
News: Nexus will be selling BBQ at the brewery on Saturday. You can order brisket, burnt ends, chicken leg quarters, ribs, and more.
Palmer Brewery and Cider House — (505) 508-0508
News: Palmer Brewery is closed most days, but will announce certain pop-up sales events on Facebook. Please check the page to find the next day for to-go sales.
Ponderosa Brewing Co. — (505) 639-5941 (brewery), (505) 361-1669 (El Vado Taproom)
(Brewery: daily noon-8 p.m.; El Vado Taproom: daily 3-8 p.m.)
Growler Fills: (house) Ghost Train IPA, Rip Saw Red, Crosscut Kolsch, New Mexico Lime Lager, Bellamah Brown, Blood Orange Witbier; (seasonal) Altbier, Grapefruit Pale Ale, Wine Barrel Bock, Ooey Gooey Stout.
Cans: Ooey Gooey Stout, Blood Orange Double Wit.
Quarter Celtic Brewpub — (505) 503-1387 (brewpub), (505) 717-2536 (Juan Tabo taproom)
(Both locations open daily 1-7 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Crimson Lass, Mor-Buck IPA, MacLomas Stout, Pedro O’Flanagan’s Mexican Lager; (seasonal) Kill or be Kilt, O’Flanagan Especial, Fiona La Blond, Fighting Monk Belgian IPA, Laces Out 2: When Nature Hops (Hazy IPA), Ror’s Tap 10 Series: Imperial Red, 2018 Irish Handcuffs Imperial Stout.
News: Please call in advance as QC Brewpub is only offering curbside service.
Red Door Brewing — (505) 633-6675 (brewery), (505) 990-3029 (downtown taproom), (575) 268-3511 (Clovis taproom), (575) 347-1455 (Roswell taproom)
(Brewery: Weds–Fri 3-7 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m., Sun–Tues closed; Downtown Taproom: closed; Clovis Taproom: Mon–Fri 3-9 p.m., Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun closed; Roswell Taproom: closed)
Growler Fills: (house) Blonde Ale, White Ale, Vanilla Cream Ale, Irish Red Ale, West Coast IPA, New England IPA, Nitro Milk Stout, Unhinged Cider; (seasonal) Jason’s Bloody Gose, Glazed and Confused, Resilience Pale Ale, Czar of Aberdeen, Don’t Fruit the Messenger (Clovis only). Red Door will accept old growlers as trade-ins for new ones.
Cans: Vanilla Cream Ale.
UPDATED>>>News: The ongoing Paleta Series, a rotation of heavily fruited Berliner Weisse, has been going with different recipes every week, and it will continue going. The next flavor is Cream, a creamsicle/Wu-Tang-inspired entry made with blood orange, mango, peach, double vanilla, and lactose. Get it while it lasts.
Rio Bravo Brewing Company — (505) 900-3909
(Open daily noon-7 p.m.)
Growler Fills: ESB Amber, NM Piñon Coffee Porter, El Lobo Rojo, Velvet Udders, Freak Juice Hazy IPA, Beer Against Humanity (IPA), Send it Pilsner, Made Wit Love, Dunkelweizen, Berliner Weisse, Lobo Louie Session IPA, Basic Witch, Splash & Dash Pale Ale, Grab ’em by the Putin, Squirrel Nuts, Dice Roll Hazy DIPA, The Big Hopowski, All Shook Up Stout.
Cans: NM Piñon Coffee Porter, El Lobo Rojo, Freak Juice Hazy IPA, Beer Against Humanity (IPA), Send it Pilsner, Lobo Louie Session IPA, Basic Witch, Splash & Dash Pale Ale, Squirrel Nuts.
Special Offers: You can get food delivered ($20 minimum order).
Sidetrack Brewing — (505) 832-7183
(Tues–Fri 4-7 p.m., Sat–Sun 2-6 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: Pub Ale, Antidote IPA, Lauterside of Life IPL, Stoutmonger, Campfire Lager, El Dorado Pale Ale, Zia SMASH, Cloudy with a Chance of Apocalypse Hazy IPA, Golden Ale.
News: Call ahead or send an email to email@example.com with your order. Sidetrack is accepting used growlers for sanitizing, or as donations.
Starr Brothers Brewing — (505) 492-2752
(Open daily noon-8 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Starrstruck IPA, L.A. Woman Blonde, Red Zepplin, Lampshade Porter, Starrphire Pilsner; (seasonal) Black Friday Dark American Lager, Foggy Monocle Stout, Stupid Cupid (Raspberry/Cherry Wheat), Moon Sugar Hazy IPA, Don’t Fear the RIPA, Stranger Danger (Peach/Hibiscus Gose), Starrdust Hazy IPA. Somos Cerveza debuts Friday.
Steel Bender Brewyard — (505) 433-3537
(Open daily noon-7 p.m., online orders end at 6:30 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Skull Bucket IPA, Red Iron Red, Sparkfitter Amber, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Blue Bullet Stout, Compa Los Ranchos Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, Steel Bender Cider, The Village Wit; (seasonals) Brickie American Stout, Die Dunkel Seite, Cutbow Coffee Porter, Double Raspberry Dynamite, Impromptu! Heritage Cider, Who’s Crabby? Crab Apple Cider, Hummingbird Pils, Tangerine Dynamite.
Bottles: Ned’s Sour Pail, The Judy, Make Mine Perfect, Cinderella Story, Saison de Luxe, Los Ranchos Cider, Who’s Crabby? Crab Apple Cider.
Cans: Skull Bucket IPA, Red Iron Red, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Los Ranchos Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, Steel Bender Cider, Hummingbird Pils, Tangerine Dynamite, Barrel-Aged Brickie American Stout, Sparkfitter Amber, Die Dunkel Seite, Cutbow Coffee Porter, Double Raspberry Dynamite.
News/Special Offers: Click on the website link above for online ordering, which is preferred. Use one of the following codes for a discount — 50%OFF3RD (case sensitive) When you order two 32-oz. CROWLERS from our tap list, get a third CROWLER at 50 percent off!; SPEND$40 (case sensitive) Get 15 percent off when you spend $40 or more.
Thirsty Eye Brewing — (505) 639-4801
News: Thirsty Eye is closed until further notice.
The 377 Brewery — (505) 916-0331
(Mon–Fri 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m., Sun closed)
Growler Fills: The 377 IPA, Red Horse Lager, El CuCuy DIPA, Peach Wheat, Kolsch, Schwarzbier, Belgian Quad, Flanders Red, Ginger Beer, Wee Heavy, Mother Pucker Sour, Milk Stout, Brut IPA, Mantango Pilsner, Hefeweisen, German Pilsner.
Bottles: There are a number of specialty sour beers available. Call for details.
Toltec Brewing — (505) 890-1455
(Mon–Thurs 4-8 p.m., Fri–Sat 1-8 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Cactus Warrior (Agave Wheat), 5 Paths Pale Ale, Lupulin Guardian IPA, Shaman Stout, Sacred ALTar, Mystic Rye; (seasonals) Project DUNK, Pom-Pina Gose, All Shook Up Stout, ApocalypTHICC Russian Imperial Stout. Marvin the Marzen arrives on Friday.
Tractor Brewing Company — (505) 433-5654 (Nob Hill), (505) 243-6752 (Wells Park), (505) 243-6752 (Four Hills), (505) 361-1834 (Westside), (505) 243-6752 (Los Lunas)
(Wells Park only Tues 2-6 p.m., Thurs-Sat 2-6 p.m.)
News: Wells Park is reopening for special to-go orders. Please go to the Facebook page for ordering instructions. You cannot do any walk-up orders.
Growler Fills: (house) Acreage IPA, New Mexican Lager, Haymaker Honey Wheat, Pilsner #15, Mustachio Milk Stout, Sod Buster Pale Ale, Delicious Red Apple Cider, Berry Cider; (seasonal) Blood Orange Cider, Cherry Bombade Cider, Dry Cider, Double Plow Oatmeal Stout, Dappy Haze IPA, Chocolate Milk Stout, Muddy Dubbel Belgian Ale, Forbidden Staircase DIPA. All beer growlers are $15.50, ciders are $18.25.
Cans: Acreage IPA, New Mexican Lager, Haymaker Honey Wheat, Mustachio Milk Stout, Delicious Red Apple Cider, Berry Cider, Blood Orange Cider, Dry Cider, Rosé Cider. Beer four-packs are $9.95, cider four-packs are $12.
Special Offers: All IPA and pale ales for growler fills are 50 percent off. You can also trade in an old growler for an additional $5 off.
Turquoise Trail Brewing — (505) 717-1184
(Open daily 4-7 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Run off with a Blonde, Fade to Stout, Turn Me Loose (American Amber), Audrey’s Red (Red Chile Pale Ale).
Turtle Mountain Brewing Company — (505) 994-9497
(Open daily 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.)
Crowler Fills: (house) Wooden Teeth American Lager, Red Rye Redux, Parasol White IPA, Hopshell IPA, Strategos Stout, Metal Snake Irish Dry Stout; (seasonal) Mr. Hoover’s Steam, Wee Heavy Scottish Strong Ale, The Maelstrom IPA, Labour of Love (Raspberry Stout), R&D Best Bitter, Cran Cran Yum Yum, Infinitesimus Imperial Stout, 21st Anniversary Dortmunder.
Special Offers: Crowlers are $8 apiece or three for $20.
Santa Fe breweries
Beer Creek Brewing — (505) 471-9271
(Mon 5-9 p.m., Tues-Sun 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Tres Amigos Pale Ale, IP-Ay!, Picture Rock Porter, San Marcos Stout, Rowe Mesa Red Ale, Bootlegger Blonde, Lizard Queen Imperial Blonde, Mucho Gluto Wheat, Black Wedding Black IPA.
Blue Corn Brewery — (505) 438-1800
(Weds-Sun noon-8 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Road Runner IPA, Gold Medal Oatmeal Stout, End of the Trail Brown Ale, 40K Honey Wheat Ale, Atomic Blonde Lager; (seasonal) Key Lime Occupy, Brown Paper Bag Malt Liquor, B-Side Dub Stout, Honey Ginger Kolsch, Gatekeeper IPA.
Chili Line Brewing — (505) 500-7903
(Open daily 1-8 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Que Pasa (dry-hopped ale), Mentirosa (red sour lager), Putzao Pilsner, Pinche Guay IPA, La Bamba (dark smoked lager), Que Picante (dark red chile lager), Como Pica, Fuego (juniper and honey ale), Sky Walker Haze (strawberry milkshake IPA), TDH Hallertau Blanc Pilsner, Darth’s Doppelbock, Blueberry Blackberry Raspberry Golden Ale, Dat New New Stout.
HoneyMoon Brewery — (505) 303-3139
(Open for pickup Tues-Sat noon-6 p.m.)
News: HoneyMoon is now accepting online orders only for its bottled hard kombucha.
Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: Hail Stan (Farmhouse Ale), Saison du Sarlacc – Baby Yoda Edition, Dreams of Cats (Belgian Strong Golden Ale).
Cans: Germophile (Berliner Weisse), Raspberry Germophile, Fields of Rye. Cans of Thrace Hazy IPA return Thursday.
Bottles: A rum-barrel-aged buckwheat saison, ’82 Teal Camaro – Batch 2, is available.
Santa Fe Brewing Company — (505) 424-3333 (brewery), (505) 881-0887 (ABQ Taproom), (505) 466-6938 (El Dorado Taproom), (505) 780-8648 (Brakeroom)
(All locations open daily 3-7 p.m.)
Growler Fills: 7K IPA, Happy Camper IPA, Pale Ale, Java Stout, Nut Brown Ale, Pepe Loco, Social Hour, Freestyle Pilsner, Chicken Killer Barleywine, Sunsetter Farmhouse Ale.
Cans: All of the above are available in six-pack cans, with Chicken Killer in four-pack cans.
Second Street Brewery — (505) 989-3278 (Railyard), (505) 982-3030 (original location), (505) 954-1068 (Rufina)
News: Second Street has closed all of its locations until further notice. You can still find six-pack cans of Second Street beers at select retailers.
Cans: 2920 IPA, Boneshaker Amber, Agua Fria Pilsner, Skookum Barleywine, Jack Plane Porter, Dragon’s Blood Sour.
Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery — (505) 303-3808
News: Tumbleroot is closed until further notice.
Other breweries you need to visit
Bathtub Row Brewing — (505) 500-8381
News: Bathtub Row is closed until further notice.
Little Toad Creek Brewing and Distilling — (575) 956-6144 (Silver City), (575) 556-9934 (Las Cruces)
(Silver City: open daily noon-7 p.m.; Las Cruces: closed)
Growler Fills: Smart Blonde, Copper Ale, E-9 Pale Ale, Hop-A-Long Rye Pale Ale, Grumpy Old Troll IPA, Big Ditch Brown, Pendejo Porter, Lucky Toad Lager, Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout.
Red River Brewing — (575) 754-4422
(Open daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: Lazy Bear Blonde, Greenie Peak Wheat, Ed Iver Pale Ale, Cat Skinner IPA, Copper Chair Amber, Midnight Meadows Oatmeal Stout, Back Forty Farmhouse Ale, Campfire Cream Ale, Bad Medicine Honey DIPA, Contagion Blueberry Sour. RRBC will refill used growlers.
Sierra Blanca Brewing — (505) 832-2337
(Mon–Fri 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m., Sun closed)
Growler Fills: Bone Chiller Brown, Sun Chaser Pale Ale, Cherry Wheat, Green Chile Cerveza, Alien IPA, Alien Amber Ale, Alien Vanilla Stout, Alien Wheat, Alien Imperial Stout, Desert Pilsner, Outlaw Lager, Rio Grande IPA, Pecan Beer, American Lager, Toasted Coconut Porter, Whiskey Barrel Stout.
Bottles: Bone Chiller Brown, Sun Chaser Pale Ale, Cherry Wheat, Green Chile Cerveza, Alien IPA, Alien Amber Ale, Desert Pilsner, Outlaw Lager, Rio Grande IPA, Pecan Beer, Whiskey Barrel Stout.
News: Sierra Blanca now asks patrons to call ahead with their orders, at which point payment will be taken via credit or debit card. Patrons can then drive over for curbside pickup.
Truth or Consequences Brewing — (575) 297-0289 (brewery), (575) 222-4986 (Las Cruces taproom)
(Both locations open daily 3-8 p.m.)
Growler/Crowler Fills: Airstream Ultra, Cosmic Blonde, Irish Red, Buckhorn IPA, Buena Vista Lager (Las Cruces only), Dripping Springs Tropical Stout, Foch Street Wheat, I Got Soul Saison, Parasol Golden Ale, Truth Serum Barleywine. TorC is accepting used growlers for swapping.
Bottles (all at brewery only): 2018 Truth Serum, 2018 Whiskey Barrel-Aged Truth Serum.
News: You can buy TorC gift cards here. The brewery is also partnering with Sierra Grande restaurant in TorC for packaged meals to go. Click on the brewery website for more info.
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Please update the special offers page by Maureen on 31 March.
On Wed, Apr 8, 2020 at 12:31 PM DARK SIDE BREW CREW wrote:
> cjax33 posted: “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 eight breweries, one in > Los Alamos, one in Moriarty, one in Red River, one in” >