The Week Ahead in Beer: Bombs Away makes use of unique hop blend created by veterans

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.

Stoutmeister puts on his serious face to handle The Week Ahead in Beer.
Stoutmeister puts on his serious face to handle The Week Ahead in Beer.

Today (Wednesday) is Veterans Day, which also means that it is the third anniversary week for Bombs Away Beer Company. This year, the brewery has acquired the special Veterans Blend from Yakima Chief Hops. Created by the military veterans working at YCH and veteran-owned breweries across the country, this special hop pellet is a literal blend of five different hops — Idaho 7, Sabro, Mosaic, HBC 630, HBC 692 — fused into a single package that was available for breweries and homebrewers as well (it has sold out, FYI). Bombs Away put the hop blend into its 3rd Anniversary Red IPA, which will be released on draft this week. If you get the chance, stop by and grab a pint or fill a crowler/growler and honor our veterans and active-duty military, while also wishing Bombs Away a happy anniversary during these tough times. Also, keep an eye out for other specials today for veterans. We did see that Boxing Bear will offer $1 off pints and 10 percent off package, Marble offers $4 classic pints and $2 off classic six-packs, Sobremesa is offering $1 off pints, $3 off any entree, and 10 percent off beer to go, while Starr Brothers is offering $1 off pints, Steel Bender will take 10 percent off your total bill, food and drinks, and The 377 will take $1 off all pints and food.

On the new beer front this week, there some other fresh options to check out. Boese Brothers wakes up with Java Porter on draft. Bosque brewed up a new brown ale called Parlour Games. Canteen tapped more Irish Red. Casa Vieja brings back Gold Medal Hefe, while also adding the the aptly-named The World is Nuts Coconut Stout. Differential added two new brews with Nut Brown and Piñon Stout. Ex Novo spoke up about Verbose Verbiage, a new West Coast IPA, now in cans and on draft, plus Where the Mild Things Are returns on tap. Gravity Bound keeps the haze craze going with Laminar Flow, a DIPA, and Uniform Motion, an IPA. High and Dry continues to fill out its taps with all of its own beers, adding Bad Interview Lager, Black Hole’s Sun Stout, Strategic Bankruptcy Hazy Pale Ale, and Special Shapes #4 IPA. Marble tapped Aurum Lager at all locations. Ponderosa could turn over half its taps by this weekend with Peach Wheat, Juicy Lucy Lager, Baltic Porter, and Amarillo Pale Ale each waiting for a spot to open up. Red Door will be canning its popular New England IPA for the first time this Thursday. Rio Bravo added an Imperial IPA and Marshmallow Chai Russian Imperial Stout. Starr Brothers resurrects an old favorite in There Gose Them Boyzz. Steel Bender rolls out bottles of Wild & Krieky this Thursday. Tractor ran out of Turkey Drool a while ago, which somehow we didn’t notice, but no one should panic because a fresh batch is going on draft at all taprooms this week.

Up in Santa Fe, Rowley Farmhouse Ales flipped the script with its IPA as Agent Scully – Season 4, Episode 2 is now on draft. Second Street recently tapped a mouthful of a beer, Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen. Over in Los Alamos, Bathtub Row brought back Rendija Red on draft and Ladron Peak Elixir in bottles.

Continue reading for all the news that is fit to blog for the week of November 9.

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 “Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills” for beers poured from the taps, and “Cans/Bottles” for pre-packaged beers. All beers listed are subject to change.

Albuquerque metro area breweries

Ale Republic — (505) 281-2828

(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Fade to Black (Stout), Hillbilly Willy (Belgian Strong), River Rat IPA, French Connection Pale Ale, Granny’s Tart, Lil Peaches, Bug Juice, Sweater Weather Belgian Strong.

Alien Brew Pub — (505) 884-1116

News: Alien Brew Pub has reopened. Call the number above for hours of operation and to learn what beers are on tap!

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)

(Brewery: open daily 4-10 p.m.; Heights Brewpub: Mon-Fri 4-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-8 p.m.; Los Alamos: Mon-Weds 4-9 p.m., Thurs 4-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun 3-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Dr. Strangehop IPA, True Blue Pilsner, Oatmeal Stout, Bell Ringer Hazy IPA, Ginger & Turmeric Cider, Oktoberfest, Watermelon Cider, Steam Lager, Ala Lager, Pumpkin Spice Ale, Blackberry Cider, Java Porter.

News: The Heights Brewpub now has a patio in addition to limited indoor seating.

Bombs Away Beer Company — (505) 554-3204

(Open daily noon-8 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: BABC IPA, Willie Pete Wit, Proximity Pilsner, Actuator IPA, All Clear! (Apple Beer), Stockpile Stout, Hazy Chain DIPA V. 11, High Speed Low Drag Lager, Short Fuze Blonde Ale, Mk. 2 Pale Ale, S.A.F. Lemon Blackberry Shandy, TropiKolsch, Wet Hop Harvest Ale, BLU-82 Brut IPA, Just an Amber, Tallboy ESB. Look for 3rd Anniversary Red IPA this week.

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 4-10 p.m.; North: daily noon–10 p.m.; Las Cruces Public House: Weds-Sun 4-10 p.m.; Las Cruces Telshor: daily 4-10 p.m.; Restoration Pizza: Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m.; Santa Fe Railyard: daily 4-10 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, Spacelion IPA. The new mixed 12-pack is available at taprooms and stores, featuring IPA, EOP, Scotia, and Open Space. A new mixed six-pack of Scale Tipper IPA, Resto Hazy Pale Ale, and Pickle Down Economics is available for a limited time.

Draft/Growler Fills: All year-round cans plus Driftwood Oatmeal Stout, Day Lite Lager, Hazy Elephants, Ricing in the Yeast, Parlour Games Brown Ale, Small Town Runway IPA (Las Cruces Public House only), Oktoberfest (Las Cruces Public House Only), Last Straw Hefeweizen (Las Cruces Public House and Santa Fe only).

News: Bosque’s taproom at the Santa Fe Railyard is now open! Luke wrote a preview of the new spot.

Bow & Arrow Brewing — (505) 247-9800

(Mon-Weds 3-9 p.m., Thurs noon-9 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) Denim Tux Lager, Visionland Amber Ale, Savage Times Sour IPA, Strawberry Amigo Sour; (seasonal) Super Bueno Blonde Ale, Cosmic Arrow Brett Saison, Desert Water with key lime puree, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Rancho Del Sol, Oh Peachy! Peach Cobbler Pastry Sour, Tropical Fortune Hazy IPA, Cactus Flats DDH Hazy IPA, Buffalo Plaid Baltic Porter, Pastry Slayer Imperial Stout.

Bottles: Cosmic Arrow Brett Saison, Dark Mesa, Bolos & Bling Brett IPA, Fast as You Red Sour, With Love from New Mexico (Golden Sour), Curio Farmhouse Ale, Curio with Foraged Neomexicanus Hops, Desert Revival Blackberry Sour.

Cans: Denim Tux Lager, Strawberry Amigo, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Cactus Flats DDH Hazy IPA, Pastry Slayer Imperial Stout.

News: To order your beers to-go in advance, go online here.

Boxing Bear Brewing Company — (505) 897-2327 (brewery), (505) 242-2327 (West Downtown), (505) 639-4983 (Tramway)

(Brewery: Mon-Weds 2-10 p.m., Fri-Sun noon-10 p.m.; West Downtown: Mon-Thurs 4-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-10 p.m.; Tramway: Mon-Weds noon-10 p.m., Thurs-Sun noon-10 p.m.)

Cans: Ambear Ale, Uppercut IPA, Black and Blue Tart, Chocolate Milk Stout, Body Czech Pilsner, New Mexi-kolsch, OktoBEARfest, Oso Otoño Oatmeal Brown Ale, Just Jonesin’ Peach Cobbler Ale.

Draft/Crowler Fills: All canned offerings, plus Headlock Hazy IPA, Apple Bear Hard Cider, Ameri-Kolsch, Hairy Mit Hefe, Paw Swipe Pale Ale, Mofo Fomo Hazy IPA, Just Jonesin’.

Brew Lab 101 Beer & Cider Company — (505) 962-1587

(Mon-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat 1-10 p.m., Sun 2-8 p.m.)

Draft/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 3.0, Blonde Bombshell, Whispering Java Porter, H20 Seltzer – Tangerine, Sienna Red, Strawberry Peak Cider, Blue Nebula Blueberry Cider.

Broken Trail Brewery & Distillery — (505) 221-6281

(Uptown Tasting Room: Weds-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat 1-10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Trailworks IPA, Burque Special Bitter, Lone Pine Pilsner, Double Black Ale, Adobe Springs Apricot Sour, El Funko Imperial Stout, Waggin’ Tail Old Ale, Stanford’s Last Beer Hazy IPA, Prickly Pear Cider, Arroyo Blanco Wheat, Dogtoberfest.

B2B Garden Brewery — (505) 407-2046

(Open daily 4-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Oso IPA, Oso Double IPA, The Duke English Pale Ale, Old Yelper Red Rye, Grande Oatmeal Stout, La Cueva Mexican Lager, Pumpkin Stout, Expresso Stout, Black Cherry Stout.

Canteen Brewhouse — (505) 881-2737 (brewery), (505) 200-2344 (taproom)

(Brewery and Taproom: Mon-Thurs 3-8 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Flashback IPA, High Plains Pils, La Luz Wheat, Dougie-Style Amber, Pecos Trail Brown, Dark & Lusty Stout, Exodus IPA, Laid Back Lager, Social Capital (with plum/peach/cardamom), Helles Awaits,  Hustle and Glow DIPA, Simcoe Pale Ale, Grundy Thunder Robust Porter, Leche Suave Milk Stout, Irish Red. 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, High Plains Pils, Flashback IPA, Oktoberfest, Helles Awaits, Social Capital Blackberry. All six-packs are $8.99.

Cantero Brewing — (505) 312-8247

News: Cantero is closed until further notice.

Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176

(Thurs-Sat 3-9 p.m., Sun 3-7 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Zombie Apocalypse Lager, Ghost Stout, The Duke’s Red Ale, Hard Seltzer, At Whit’s End Belgian Wit, Landslide Pale Ale, Gold Medal Hefe, The World is Nuts Coconut Stout.

Cazuela’s Seafood & Mexican Grill — (505) 994-9364

(Mon closed, Tues 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Weds closed, Thurs 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Draft/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.)

News: Desert Valley has ceased all brewing operations for the duration of the pandemic. They still have guest taps of beer and cider, and their own line of spirits.

Dialogue Brewing — (505) 219-3938

(Mon-Fri 4-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 2-10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Raspberry Sour, 505 Lager, Sir Dialectic IPA, Dee-Lite Lager, Te Amo Cherry Gose, The Restless Stranger Session IPA, Ctzn Hero Pilsner, The Local (English Stout), Boysenberry in the Hood.

Differential Brewing — (phone number TBA)

(Tues-Sun 5-10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Blue Corn Cream Ale, Wheat Ale, Light Lager, Dry Stout, Amber Ale, Light Red, Extra Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Key Lime Cream Ale, Year from Helles, Nut Brown, Piñon Stout.

Enchanted Circle Brewing Taproom — (505) 433-2642

(Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–9 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Palisades Pilsner, Hells Bells Helles Lager, Backseat Blonde, Lemon Shandy, Panty Tosser Peach Wheat, Raspberry Nubbin, Purple Haze Sour, Angel Fire Amber, English Mild Ale, Red River Red, Shred-It Red, Nice Day IPA, Glory Hole IPA, Sluice Box Grapefruit IPA, Juicy Pale Ale #1, Fly Dawg IPA, Bodacious Brown, 70 Chilling Scottish, Mrs. Teats Milk Stout, Blacklake Bourbon Vanilla Porter, Whiskey Barrel Belgian Quad.

Ex Novo Brewing — (505) 508-0547

(Open daily noon-9 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Aperture Hazy Pale Ale, Scarlet Starlet Cherry Sour; (seasonal) It’s Fizzness Time Seltzer, Unstuck in Time (Hazy IPA), Black Noir Kryptonite, Choc Full Imperial Stout, Fat Guy in a Little Coat Barrel-Aged Barleywine, Nectaron DIPA, Mountains and Mountains, Verbose Verbiage IPA, Where the Mild Things Are.

Cans: The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Cactus Wins the Lottery, Aperture Hazy Pale Ale, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Scarlet Starlet, Unstuck in Time, Stiff Upper Lip ESB, Fat Guy in a Little Coat BA Barleywine, Mountains and Mountains, Verbose Verbiage IPA.

Bottles: Mise en Place (table saison with brett), Blue Ox (Blueberry Sour).

Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500

News: Flix is closed until further notice.

Gravity Bound Brewing — (505) 308-3081

(Mon-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), Where Lightning Strikes (Pilsner), Pegbox (Pale Ale), Sorry, Pumpkin (Sour), Permanent Ink (Imperial Stout), Blue Layer (Blueberry Coffee Cake Sour), Laminar Flow (Hazy DIPA), Uniform Motion (Hazy IPA). Welcome to the listings, Gravity Bound! You can find this new brewery at 816 Third Street NW.

Harmon Lane Brewing at Southwest Grape and Grain — (505) 332-2739

(Mon-Weds 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Thurs-Sat 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.–5 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: IPA, American Pale Ale, Blonde Ale, Wheat Ale, Hazy IPA, Peach Wheat, Amber, Stout, Hard Seltzer, Pineapple Blonde, Vienna Sazzage (SMASH Lager), Pumpkin Ale, Moscow Mule Ginger Ale.

Cans: Peach Wheat, Hazy IPA, Pumpkin Ale, Blonde Ale, Moscow Mule Ginger Ale. The supply of four-pack cans is limited, so call ahead to make sure they are still available.

High and Dry Brewing — (505) 433-5591

(Sun-Thurs 2-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 2-10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Freedom Cage IPA, Wit the F, Constable Reggie, The Long Varg (Wheat), Cats from Japan (Pale Ale), Don’t Take Me for Pomegranate (Stout), Bad Interview (Lager), Black Hole’s Sun (Stout), Strategic Bankruptcy (Hazy Pale Ale), Special Shapes #4 (IPA). The taps rotate frequently, so call ahead to make sure the lineup is still current.

Hops Brewery — (Phone number N/A)

(Tues-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-9 p.m.)

News: The Los Ranchos taproom at 7222 Fourth Street NW is still open, but the taproom in Nob Hill is closed due to a lack of patio space. Crowlers are now available at the taproom.

Kaktus Brewing — (505) 818-7285

(Thurs-Sat 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m., Mon-Weds closed)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Puddle Stomper IPA, Oatmeal Stout, Amber Ale, Helles Lager, Longhair London Porter, Blonde Ale, Cider, DjinnJar Kombucha.

News: Note the new winter hours above.

Kilt Check Brewing  — (505) 881-0234

(Mon-Fri 3-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 1-7 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Groundskeeper Willie Cream Ale, Wee Beastie Scottish Ale, Campbell Toe IPA, Royal Redhead Imperial Red, Obliviscaris Stout, Lockdown Lager.

La Cumbre Brewing — (505) 872-0225 (brewery); (505) 916-0787 (Westside taproom)

(Both locations open daily noon–10 p.m.)

Cans: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA; (seasonal) Luminosity Hazy IPA, Gilded Age Porter.

Bottles: La Negra Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout.

Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Project Dank (Autumn Edition), Pyramid Rock Amber; (seasonal) Acclimated APA, Luminosity, Czech Engine Lite (Czech Pilsner), La Negra Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout.

La Reforma Brewery — (505) 717-1361

(Open daily 11 a.m.–9 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: La Ref Lager, Maximillian (Dunkel), Turbia (Hazy IPA), Hi-Wit, Mexican Chocolate Stout, West Coast, Primo! (IPA), Bomba Scotch Ale, La Guayabera Guava Gose. Growler fills are $9, with a new growler for $3.50, or you can exchange an old one for no cost.

Lava Rock Brewing — (505) 836-1022

(Mon-Thurs 4-10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sunday noon–10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: 32 Bravo DIPA, Petroglyph Wit, Valles Lager, Andesite (American Light) Lager, Boca Negra Stout, Bar Uno Bully Bitter, NM Tru IPA, Brown Trout Lager, Caldera Amber, Stonehaven Scottish Ale, Pinché Cerveza, Octoberfest.

Lizard Tail Brewing — (505) 717-1301

(Mon-Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Contact the brewery for an updated beer list.

News: Rock Canyon Taproom has also reopened to dine-in customers. The new hours will be 3 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 9 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Marble Brewery — (505) 243-2739 (downtown), (505) 508-4638 (Westside), (505) 323-4030 (Heights)

(All locations: daily 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)

Cans: IPA, Red Ale, Double White, Pilsner, Wildflower Wheat, Cerveza, Passionate Gose, Cholo Stout, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, Cerveza Oscura, Rita!, Heller Bock, Pumpkin Noir, Winter Warmer.

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house, at all locations) IPA, Red Ale, Double White, Pilsner, Wildflower Wheat, Cerveza, Passionate Gose, Cholo Stout, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, Double White Triple Berry; (seasonal) Rita!, Cashmarillo Wheat Ale, Red Light Lager, Dessert Fog, Bock Again, Saison Blanc, Winter Warmer, Aurum Lager, Dupy’s Dunkel (Westside only).

Nexus Brewery — (505) 242-4100 (brewery), (505) 445-1545 (Blue Smokehouse)

(Brewery: Sun noon-8 p.m., Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Blue Smokehouse: Weds-Fri 4-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Cream Ale, Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Red Ale 2.0, IPA, Chocolate Porter, Honey Chamomile Wheat; (seasonal) N’Ultra 95 Lager, Orale Mexican Lager, Equinox Pumpkin Spice Ale, Fest Bier, Lush & Aphotic Russian Imperial Stout aged on cacao nibs.

Cans: Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Honey Chamomile Wheat, Black is Beautiful.

Palmer Brewery and Cider House — (505) 508-0508

(Thurs 5-9 p.m., Fri -Sat 4-10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Export Stout, 2 Robs Make a Rita (Gose), Special B IPA, Pool Session Pale Ale, Lowcard Lager, Conspiracy Colsch.

Ponderosa Brewing Co. — (505) 639-5941 (brewery), (505) 361-1669 (El Vado Taproom)

(Brewery: daily 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; El Vado Taproom: Mon-Weds noon-7 p.m., Thurs-Sun noon-9 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Ghost Train IPA, Rip Saw Red, Crosscut Kolsch, New Mexico Lime Lager, Bellamah Brown, Blood Orange Witbier; (seasonal) Tart Cherry Wheat, Golden Grahams Amber, The Contender IPA, Oktoberfestbier. As those four seasonal beers are nearly out, look for Peach Wheat, Juicy Lucy Lager, Baltic Porter, and Amarillo Pale Ale to take their place, some as soon as this weekend.

Cans: Blood Orange Double Wit.

Quarter Celtic Brewpub — (505) 503-1387 (brewpub), (505) 717-2536 (Juan Tabo taproom)

(Both locations open daily noon–8 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) Crimson Lass, Mor-Buck IPA, MacLomas Stout, Pedro O’Flannigan’s Mexican Lager, Kill or be Kilt; (seasonal) Raspberry Chocolate “Milg” Stout (Taproom only), Pick Your Favorites IPA (Taproom only), Vienna Fest Bier, Tropical Wolf Hazy IPA, QC Go Brach! Irish Lager, Irish Coffee Stout, St. Mikalus Dark Czech Lager (Brewpub only).

Red Door Brewing — (505) 633-6675 (brewery), (505) 990-3029 (downtown taproom), (575) 268-3511 (Clovis taproom)

(Brewery: Mon–Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.; Downtown Taproom: Weds–Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri 3-midnight, Sat-Sun noon-10 p.m.; Clovis Taproom: Mon–Weds 3-10 p.m., Thurs–Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m.; ABQ Ax Taproom: Weds–Thurs 5-10 p.m., Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-7 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/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) Vitamin Bee IPA, Ground Control to Major Tom Hazy IPA, Mas Mexican Lager (Clovis only), Full of Helles (Downtown and Clovis only), Left Paw Lager (Clovis only).

Cans: Vanilla Cream Ale, Irish Red Ale, West Coast IPA, Tropical Synonyms DIPA, Full of Helles, Prost Malone, Left Paw Lager, Ground Control to Major Tom Hazy IPA. New England IPA will be in cans for the first time this Thursday.

ReSource Brewing — (505) 312-8107

(Thurs-Fri 3-9 p.m., Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Que, Swiss? Lager, Clown Car Kolsch, Moral Compass IPA, Equality Stout, Bert Lips Schwarzbier. Welcome to the listings, ReSource! Located at 3107 Eubank Blvd. NE, Ste. 12, just north of Candelaria, we just previewed this new brewery.

News: Any RPCV (Returning Peace Corps Volunteer) is eligible for 10-percent off beer. … The online store closes a half-hour before the taproom on each day of operation. … All November, ReSource will be taking donations of gently-used, clean clothing that can be dropped off during regular business hours. … The ReSource online site to preorder beers to-go is now up and running.

Rio Bravo Brewing Company — (505) 900-3909

(Sun–Thurs 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri–Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: ESB Amber, NM Piñon Coffee Porter, Beer Against Humanity IPA, El Lobo Rojo, Freak Juice Hazy IPA, Send it Pilsner, Berliner Weisse, Lobo Louie Session IPA, Squirrel Nuts, Wee Light (Scottish Ale), Summer Honey, Sandia Guerra (Watermelon Blonde Ale), Cherry Limeade Gose, Fugazi Hazy IPA, Simple Dry Hopped Sour, Oktoberfest, Putin’s Menage a Trois (Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout), Dunk-a-Chito, Imperial IPA, Marshmallow Chai Russian Imperial Stout.

Cans: El Lobo Rojo, Freak Juice Hazy IPA, NM Piñon Coffee Porter, Squirrel Nuts, Beer Against Humanity IPA, Lobo Louie Session IPA, Oktoberfest.

Sidetrack Brewing — (505) 832-7183

(Mon-Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat–Sun noon-10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Pub Ale, Downtown Lager, Tenacious IPA, Dark Daze Stout, Basecamp IPA, Strange Times Hazy Pale Ale, Pristine Pils, Malt n’ Apples.

Cask: Basecamp IPA.

Sobremesa — (505) 317-5557

(Days and hours of operation are TBA)

Draft/Growler Fills: Hilltop Helles Lager, East Meets West IPA, Fruit Beer (Peach), Amber, Siesta Stout, Pino Trail Pale Ale, Woundie FestBier. Welcome to the listings, Sobremesa! This new brewpub at 3421 Coors Blvd. NW, just south of St. Joseph’s on the west side of the road, is now open for business.

Starr Brothers Brewing — (505) 492-2752

(Tues-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Mon closed)

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Starrstruck IPA, L.A. Woman Blonde, Red Zepplin, Lampshade Porter, Starrphire Pilsner; (seasonal) Somos Cerveza, Karen’s Tears DIPA, Bikini Bottom (Pineapple Coconut Wheat), Therewolf (Oktoberfest), Jack Tooth Grin (Pumpkin Spice Ale), Thunderr Ale (IPA), There Gose Them Boyzz.

Steel Bender Brewyard — (505) 433-3537

(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Skull Bucket IPA, Red Iron Red, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Los Ranchos Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, Steel Bender Cider, The Village Wit (Can Conditioned); (seasonals) One for 5 IPA, Blackberry Dynamite, AleWitch Pumpkin Ale, Los Ranchos Cider with hibiscus, Couch Potato IPA, Brickie American Stout, Green Ghost Pils, Mango Dynamite. The Village Wit will now be available only in cans for individual sale at the taproom.

Bottles: Impromptu! Heritage Cider, Who’s Crabby? Crab Apple Cider, Ned’s Sour Pail, The Judy, Make Mine Perfect, Cinderella Story, Saison de Luxe, Los Ranchos Cider, 2019 Vintage Los Ranchos Cider. Wild & Krieky arrives this Thursday.

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, The Village Wit (Can Conditioned), Kettle Run – The Cantina Edition, Unfiltered SB Cider, Brickie American Stout, Mango Dynamite, Hop Fink Hazy DIPA.

Thirsty Eye Brewing — (505) 639-5831

(Tues-Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Citrus Buzz (Orange Blossom Honey Wheat), El Drac IPA, Rented Tux (Vanilla Porter), El Ojo Rojo (Red Ale), Bruiser the American Pitbull Stout, Oktoberfest, Odin’s Eye, Rio Madre Hazy DIPA, Good Gourd (Pumpkin/Cranberry ale).

The 377 Brewery — (505) 916-0331

(Mon-Fri 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Red Horse NM Lager, El CuCuy DIPA, Peach Wheat, Kolsch, Schwarzbier, Belgian Quad, Flanders Red, Ginger Beer, Wee Heavy, Milk Stout, Brut IPA, Mantango Pilsner, Hefeweisen, German Pilsner, La Puntita DIPA, Tart Cherry Sour. This list was last updated online May 3, so please call for an updated roster of beers.

Bottles: There are usually a number of specialty sour beers available. Call for details.

Toltec Brewing — (505) 890-1455

(Open daily noon-10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Cactus Warrior (Agave Wheat), 5 Paths Pale Ale, Lupulin Guardian IPA, Shaman Stout, Sacred ALTar, Mystic Rye; (seasonals) Kolschenstein, Double IPA, Helles Lager, Cascade Wet Hop Ale.

Tractor Brewing Company — (505) 433-5654 (Nob Hill), (505) 243-6752 (Wells Park), (505) 361-1834 (Westside), (505) 243-6752 (Los Lunas)

(Wells Park: Tues-Thurs 4-9 p.m., Fri 4-10 p.m., Sat 4-9 p.m., Sun 4-6 p.m.; Nob Hill: Tues-Weds noon-8 p.m., Thurs-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.; Westside: Tues-Weds 4-8 p.m., Thurs-Sat 4-9 p.m., Sun 1-6 p.m.)

Draft/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, Dry Cider, Double Plow Oatmeal Stout, Chocolate Milk Stout, Muddy Dubbel Belgian Ale, Coffee Porter, Turkey Drool, Godzilla Hazy IPA, Boot Girl IPA, Lawnmower Lemon Wheat, Raspberry Hard Seltzer, Kingzilla Hazy IPA, Apricot Wheat. 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, Farmer’s Tan Red Ale, Pilsner #15. Beer four-packs are $9.95, cider four-packs are $12.

News: Tractor has reopened its Los Lunas taproom, and though the kitchen remains closed, there will be food trucks this weekend.

Turquoise Trail Brewing — (505) 717-1184

(Tues-Thurs 4-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 3-10 p.m., Sun 4-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Run off with a Blonde, Audrey’s Red (Red Chile Pale Ale), Coal Town Stout, Turn Me Loose Amber, Cedar Mountain IPA, The Tears Have Dried (Hazy IPA).

Turtle Mountain Brewing Company — (505) 994-9497

(Open daily 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (House) Wooden Teeth, Red Rye Redux, Parasol White IPA, Hopshell IPA, Strategos Stout; (Seasonal) Sturm Lager (Helles Bock), Ornate Turtle (West Coast IPA), Preamble Pils (International Pilsner), Agri-Cola (British Mild), Okturtlefest, RauchTurtlefest.

Santa Fe breweries

Beer Creek Brewing — (505) 471-9271

(Mon 5-9 p.m., Tues-Sun 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Tres Amigos Pale Ale, IP-Ay!, Picture Rock Porter, Rowe Mesa Red Ale, Bootlegger Blonde, Lizard Queen Imperial Blonde, Mucho Gluto Wit, Black Wedding Black IPA, Turquoise Trail Cream Ale, Pecos Brown, Right Foot Milk Stout, Märzen Law. These batches of Bootlegger, Turquoise Trail, and Märzen Law are all made with ingredients (barley, hops, yeast) that are all grown here in New Mexico.

Blue Corn Brewery — (505) 438-1800

(Weds-Sun noon-8 p.m.)

News: Blue Corn is eligible to reopen to dine-in customers, but has not set a date for that to happen, as the brewpub is currently going through renovations. There are fresh BC beers, listed below, for sale at Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits, Fire and Hops, Rooftop Pizza, New Mexico Hard Cider, and La Casa Seña.

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: (house) Road Runner IPA, Oatmeal Stout; (seasonal) Juicy Pale Ale, Berliner Weisse, Blue Corn Mexican Lager, Parapraxis IPA, Whiteout Stout, Oktoberfest.

Chili Line Brewing — (505) 500-7903

(Open daily 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)

Draft/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 (dark red chile lager), Fuego (juniper and honey ale), Brumoso Hazy IPA, TDH Mosaic Pilsner, Dingle Berry Golden Ale (with blackberry, blueberry, and raspberry), Salty Dog Imperial Stout, The Corona Killer Imperial Sour Saison, Smoked Marzen, Tepache Sour (pineapple/apricot), Hoppy Papi (Hazy IPL).

Cans: Chili Line is now offering all of its beers in 12-ounce six-pack cans or 16-ounce four-pack cans.

HoneyMoon Brewery — (505) 303-3139

(Open for pickup Tues-Sat noon-6 p.m.)

News: HoneyMoon is still only accepting online orders only for its bottled hard kombucha. It has not reopened to customers yet.

Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719

(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m.)

Cans: Germophile (Berliner Weisse), Terrapin Transit, Germophile – Watermelon, IPA, Spa Day (Cucumber Gose), Fields of Rye.

Bottles: Terrapin Transit (Chardonnay Barrel Aged), Mixed Dubbels Curling, Greyscale – Merlot Barrel, Tea for Two, The Armenian (Fruited Sour).

Draft/Growler Fills: Agent Scully (IPA) – Season 4, Episode 2; Germophile, The Fourth Estate (Belgian Quad), Brother Nelson, Fields of Rye, Wheat Couture, Prostator Doppelbock, Meier (Lemon Gose), Spa Day, Waingro (Saison), The Armenian (Fruited Sour).

Santa Fe Brewing Company — (505) 424-3333 (brewery), (505) 881-0887 (Green Jeans Taproom), (505) 466-6938 (El Dorado Taproom), (505) 780-8648 (Brakeroom)

(All locations open daily 3-7 p.m.)

Draft/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, Adobe Igloo. Call any location for a list of current draft seasonals besides Adobe Igloo.

Cans: All of the above are available in six-pack cans, including Adobe Igloo, with Chicken Killer in four-pack cans.

Second Street Brewery — (505) 989-3278 (Railyard), (505) 982-3030 (original location), (505) 954-1068 (Rufina)

(Rufina: daily noon-8 p.m.; Original: daily noon-9 p.m.; Railyard: closed until further notice)

Cans: 2920 IPA, Agua Fria Pilsner, Boneshaker Amber, 2019 Skookum Barleywine (regular and barrel-aged), Sloppy Sloth Zappa Hazy IPA, Dragon’s Blood Sour, Sloppy Sloth Strata Hazy IPA, Oktoberforest, Kolsch, Sloppy Sloth Sabro, Jack Plane Porter.

Draft/Growler Fills: Kolsch, 2920 IPA, Agua Fria Pilsner, Winsor Trail Pale Ale, Imperial IPA, Salvation Stout, Cobra Imperial Stout, Rod’s Steam Bitter, Black Shadow Porter, Rod’s Best Bitter, Isolator Doppelbock, Brew Wallace IPA, Hefeweizen, CerveSandia, Bavarian Hefeweizen, Diablo Canyon Pale Ale, Chin-Gose, Brown Ale, Vienna Country Lager, Golden Ale, Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen.

Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery — (505) 303-3808

(Agua Fria Taproom takeout only: Tues-Fri 4-7 p.m.)

News: The Agua Fria taproom has closed again to onsite drinking/dining. Curbside pickup of food is still available, as is walk-in pickup of beer and spirits for takeout.

Crowler Fills: Dry Irish Stout, East Root Lager, Hello Dunkel My Old Friend, Cashmere Pale Ale, Old School IPA, Dortmunder Lager, Funk Farm, Dry Hopped Tripel, Imperial Red, Honey DIPA.

Bottles: Sour Red Ale, Barrel-Aged Wheatwine, Cherry Sour, Blackberry Sour, Dry Hopped Imperial Red, Agave Barrel-Aged SMASH Barleywine, Agave Barrel-Aged Molé Stout, Whisky Barrel-Aged Vanilla Stout, Russian Imperial Stout.

Other breweries you need to visit

Bathtub Row Brewing — (505) 500-8381

(Mon-Thurs 2-10 p.m., Fri-Sun noon-10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills/Bottles: Hoppenheimer IPA, Ale Little Bird Blonde, Stouty McCoffeeface, Brando’s Bitter, Primo Pils, CojonHaze IPA, Mexi Lager, Rendija Red, Ladron Peak Elixir (bottles only).

Little Toad Creek Brewing and Distilling — (575) 956-6144 (Silver City), (575) 556-9934 (Las Cruces)

(Silver City: open daily noon-10 p.m.; Las Cruces: open daily 3-8 p.m.)

Draft/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, Wilderness Wheat.

Cans: Lucky Toad Lager, Hop-A-Long Rye Pale Ale. Grumpy Old Troll is coming soon.

Red River Brewing — (575) 754-4422

(Sun–Thurs 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri–Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Lazy Bear Blonde, Greenie Peak Wheat, Ed Iver Pale Ale, Cat Skinner IPA, Copper Chair Amber, Back Forty Farmhouse Ale, Midnight Meadows Oatmeal Stout, Bad Medicine Honey DIPA, Strawberry Fruity Sour Ale, Cabin Fever Pilsner, Sunshine Rye IPA, Trucker Brau Marzen, “Have you seen my phone?” Dunkel.

Sierra Blanca Brewing — (505) 832-2337

(Mon–Thurs 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun closed)

Draft/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.

Truth or Consequences Brewing — (575) 297-0289 (brewery), (575) 222-4986 (Las Cruces taproom)

(Both locations open daily 3-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Airstream Ultra (TorC only), Cosmic Blonde, Irish Red, Buckhorn IPA, I Got Soul Saison (TorC only), Namakazaka Pale Ale, Cerveza Gold, Dark Skies Oatmeal Stout, Hourglass Imperial Red (TorC only), Pineapple Splash, Summer Wheat (TorC only), Shade Blossom (TorC only), Monticello Green Chile Amber, High Impact IPA, Honey Winter Ale, 2019 Whiskey Barrel-Aged Honey Winter Ale.

Bottles (all at brewery only): 2018 Truth Serum, 2018 Whiskey Barrel-Aged Truth Serum, 2019 Fireside Tripel, 2019 Truth Serum, Tequila Barrel-Aged I Got Soul Saison, Whiskey Barrel-Aged Dripping Springs Tropical Stout, 2018 Whiskey Barrel-Aged Honey Winter Ale.

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That’s all for this week! If you have any questions or comments, leave them below or contact us on our Facebook page.

Cheers!

— Stoutmeister

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Tom Ciccateri says:

    Please consider a listing of Heated Outdoor Patios at our brewery and taproom friends.

    1. cjax33 says:

      That’s not a bad idea. We’ll get to work on it.

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