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.
International Stout Day was back on November 5, but “In-State Stout Week” might as well be right now. There’s a lot of stouts coming in can and (maybe) bottle form this week, which is just leaving us extra thankful. Bow & Arrow pushed back the release of Chocolate Para Mesa Imperial Stout to Wednesday. Made with ancho chiles, cacao nibs, cloves, and Ceylon cinnamon, this beautiful beer will be in four-pack cans to help you get through this socially-distanced Thanksgiving. If you want more sweet and less spice, head over to Rio Bravo for cans of Chocoholic Double Chocolate Stout, which also comes out Wednesday. Over at Boxing Bear, they are once again putting the “black” in Black Friday, with the return of Vantablack Russian Imperial Stout in cans. Oh, but that is not all, as Drink the Rich Imperial Stout will also debut in cans. The newcomer was brewed with lactose, brown sugar, vanilla, and cacao nibs. Meanwhile, Steel Bender will have a short run of cans of the barrel-aged version of Track Suit Stout on Friday. Made without adjuncts and then aged in maple bourbon barrels, this collaboration with our friend Majin Garcia is definitely worth grabbing instead of standing in line at Wal-Mart or Target. On top of all that, we have learned that Quarter Celtic has pulled some 2016 Irish Handcuffs out of the archives, and is planning to bottle the barrel-aged version. When we learn of the details, we will pass it along. After we grab our fair share, of course.
On the new beer front this week, there some other fresh options of a non-stout variety to check out for crowler/growler fills and in cans. (UPDATE) Bosque will have six-pack cans of Pickle Down Economics this Wednesday, and it is now a year-round beer. Bow & Arrow will also release a new version of its foeder-aged saison, Curio with Sumac Berries, in bottles this Friday. Brew Lab 101 is feeling festive with its Merry Cranberry Cider available for growler fills. Ex Novo keeps things light with the return of Coorales Light for crowler/growler fills. (UPDATE) Marble has more cans of Mountain Fog Hazy DIPA. (UPDATE) Turtle Mountain is releasing Spiced Rusticana Brown Ale on Thursday.
Up in Santa Fe, things are quiet this week. Over in Los Alamos, Bathtub Row has more Stouty McStoutface on tap for crowler/growler fills. Down south, Little Toad Creek has put its classic Pendejo Porter in cans.
As for alterations to hours this week with Thanksgiving, we know every brewery will be closed that day. (UPDATE: It turns out that Turtle Mountain will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for beer sales only, while Red River will open from 3 to 8 p.m. for beer, spirits, and food to-go orders.) Others with extended closures include Boese Brothers through Monday, La Reforma on Friday, and Ponderosa through Sunday. Boxing Bear will also be extending their hours until 8 p.m. for both Wednesday and Friday. (MORE UPDATES) Tractor will be open Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m. at Wells Park and Westside only. We can also report that Boxing Bear will be temporarily closing its downtown taproom after Wednesday. Starr Brothers, on the other hand, will reopen for beer and merchandise to-go sales starting Wednesday, and then Friday and Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m.
Continue reading for all the news that is fit to blog for the week of November 23.
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
(Mon-Sat 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Cans/Growler Fills: Strawberry Cream Ale, Dark Mild Ale, Oat Flats IPA, Red Mountain IPA, Seco Stout.
Alien Brew Pub — (505) 884-1116
(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
News: Alien Brew Pub is open for takeout. Call the number for the beer and food menus.
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: Weds-Sat 5-8 p.m.; Heights Brewpub: Weds-Sat 5-8 p.m.; Los Alamos: Tues-Fri 4-8 p.m.; Sat 2-8 p.m.)
News: Boese Brothers will be closed through the weekend and reopen on Monday.
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.
Special Offers: Bring in your own growlers and get two filled for $20. You can also get a sandwich to-go and a growler fill for $20.
Bombs Away Beer Company — (505) 554-3204
(Open daily 2-7 p.m.)
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, 3rd Anniversary Red IPA, Danger Dort.
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: Weds-Sun noon-8 p.m.; North: Weds-Sun noon–8 p.m.; Las Cruces Public House: temporarily closed; Las Cruces Telshor: Weds-Sun 3-8 p.m.; Restoration Pizza: Weds-Sun noon-8 p.m.; Santa Fe Market Station: Fri-Sat 3-7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–3 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, Pickle Down Economics. The new mixed 12-pack is available at taprooms and stores, featuring IPA, EOP, Scotia, and Open Space.
Growler Fills: All year-round cans plus Driftwood Oatmeal Stout, Hazy Elephants, Ricing in the Yeast, Parlour Games Brown Ale, Alligator Hazy DIPA (North/Nob Hill/Santa Fe only).
Bow & Arrow Brewing — (505) 247-9800
(Sun-Thurs noon-6 p.m.; Fri-Sat noon-8 p.m.)
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, Desert Water with apple cinnamon, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Rancho Del Sol, 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. Look for Curio with Sumac Berries on Friday.
Cans: Denim Tux Lager, Strawberry Amigo, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Cactus Flats DDH Hazy IPA, Pastry Slayer Imperial Stout, Sunbloom American Saison, Standin’ on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona (Hazy IPA). Chocolate Para Mesa Imperial Stout arrives, at last, on Wednesday.
Boxing Bear Brewing Company — (505) 897-2327 (brewery), (505) 242-2327 (West Downtown), (505) 639-4983 (Tramway)
(Brewery: open daily noon-8 p.m.; West Downtown: Mon-Thurs 4-8 p.m., Fri-Sun noon-8 p.m.; Tramway: open daily noon-8 p.m.)
UPDATED>>>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. Look for Vantablack Russian Imperial Stout and Drink the Rich Imperial Stout cans on Friday. Four-packs are $24.99, individual cans are $6.25, and yes, you can do mix-and-match four-packs of both styles. There will also be vintage bottles available at the brewery only, check the Boxing Bear social media pages for more details.
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
(Open daily 3-8 p.m.)
Cans/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, H20 Seltzer – Tangerine, Sienna Red, Strawberry Peak Cider, Blue Nebula Blueberry Cider, Beyond the Pale Ale, Merry Cranberry Cider.
B2B Garden Brewery — (505) 407-2046
(Open daily 4-8 p.m.)
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 3-7 p.m., Fri-Sun noon-7 p.m.)
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.
UPDATED>>>Special Offers: Mug club members can score this weekend with $1 off crowler fills, $2 off six-packs, $10 growler fills, and $10 off cases of beer.
Cantero Brewing — (505) 312-8247
News: Cantero is closed until further notice.
Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176
News: Casa Vieja has elected to temporarily close until at least December 1.
Cazuela’s Seafood & Mexican Grill — (505) 994-9364
(Mon closed, Tues 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Weds-Thurs closed, Fri 11 a.m.–7 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
(Tues-Thurs 2-8 p.m., Fri-Sun 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 available for growler fills, and their own line of bottled cocktails, plus hand sanitizer. The kitchen is temporarily closed.
Dialogue Brewing — (505) 219-3938
(Tues-Sat 4-8 p.m.)
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)
(Mon-Sat 5-6 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Blue Corn Cream Ale, Wheat Ale, Light Lager, Dry Stout, Amber Ale, Light Red (temporarily out), Extra Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Key Lime Cream Ale (temporarily out), Year from Helles, Nut Brown, Piñon Stout.
Enchanted Circle Brewing Taproom — (505) 433-2642
(Fri 4-8 p.m., Sat 2-6 p.m.)
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
(Mon-Fri 1-7 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-6 p.m.)
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), 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, Coorales Light.
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, Like a Miracle Triple IPA, Bedrock Push Pop.
Bottles: Mise en Place (table saison with brett), Blue Ox (Blueberry Sour).
Special Offers: All crowler cans are 25-percent off for the duration of the current lockdown.
Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500
News: Flix is closed until further notice.
Gravity Bound Brewing — (505) 308-3081
(Tues-Fri 4-8 p.m., Sat 2-8 p.m., Sun 4-8 p.m.)
Crowler/Growler Fills: 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).
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.)
Growler Fills: IPA (temporarily out), American Pale Ale (temporarily out), Blonde Ale, Wheat Ale, Hazy IPA, Peach Wheat, Amber, Stout (temporarily out), Hard Seltzer, Pineapple Blonde, Vienna Sazzage (SMASH Lager), Pumpkin Ale, Moscow Mule Ginger Ale.
Cans: Peach Wheat, 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
(Open daily 2-8 p.m.)
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.
Special Offers: Get $3 off an order of three crowlers by using the promo code 3CROWLERS when you purchase through the Hopps for Patrons app that you can download for your phone.
Hops Brewery — (Phone number N/A)
(Tues-Fri 4-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 2-8 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.
UPDATED>>>Special Offers: Get $3 off a three-pack of crowlers.
Kaktus Brewing — (505) 818-7285
News: Kaktus is temporarily closed until further notice.
Kilt Check Brewing — (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, 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–8 p.m.)
Cans: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA; (seasonal) Luminosity Hazy IPA, Gilded Age Porter.
Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Pyramid Rock Amber; (seasonal) Gilded Age, Luminosity, La Negra Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout.
La Reforma Brewery — (505) 717-1361
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.)
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.)
News: Lava Rock temporarily closed on November 8 for cleaning, but did not reopen November 13 as originally planned, and has not announced new days or hours of operation yet. Check their social media for further updates.
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 3-7 p.m., Fri 3-7 p.m.)
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.–9 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, Reserve Ale, Mountain Fog Hazy DIPA.
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!, Red Light Lager, Dessert Fog, Bock Again, Saison Blanc, Winter Warmer, Autumn Roast Lager, Reserve Ale, Oceanfront Property IPA, Cashmarillo Wheat Ale (Downtown and Heights only), Eastbound and Brown (Heights and Westside only), Aurum Lager (Westside only), Sooners or Laters (Westside only).
Special Offers: Get $2 off all 64-ounce growler fills today (Tuesday) and Wednesday.
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.)
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.
Cans: Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Honey Chamomile Wheat, Black is Beautiful.
Palmer Brewery and Cider House — (505) 508-0508
(Weds 4-8 p.m., Fri 4-8 p.m.)
Crowler/Growler Fills: Switch Stance Stout, 2 Robs Make a Rita (Gose), Special B IPA, Pool Session Pale Ale, Lowcard Lager, Conspiracy Colsch, Ala Grr (Mexican Lager).
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.)
Growler Fills: (house) Ghost Train IPA, Rip Saw Red, Crosscut Kolsch, New Mexico Lime Lager, Bellamah Brown, Blood Orange Witbier; (seasonal) Oktoberfestbier, Peach Wheat, Juicy Lucy Lager, Baltic Porter, Amarillo Pale Ale.
Cans: Blood Orange Double Wit.
Quarter Celtic Brewpub — (505) 503-1387 (brewpub), (505) 717-2536 (Juan Tabo taproom)
(Both locations open Tues-Sun noon-8 p.m.)
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–Sat 3-7 p.m.; Downtown Taproom: Weds–Sat 3-8 p.m.; Clovis Taproom: Mon–Sat 5-9 p.m.)
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 (Candelaria and Downtown only), 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.
Bottles: 2019 Mail Order Russian Imperial Stout, 2020 Mail Order Russian Imperial Stout. There are limited quantities of both available.
News: The downtown taproom will close temporarily after Wednesday.
UPDATED>>>Special Offers: Six-packs of Vanilla Cream Ale, Full of Helles, and Left Paw Lager are $2 off Wednesday.
ReSource Brewing — (505) 312-8107
(Mon-Fri 4-7 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Que, Swiss? Lager, Clown Car Kolsch, Moral Compass IPA, Equality Stout (on nitro), Bert Lips Schwarzbier, Thanksgiving Leftovers (Pale Ale). Welcome to the listings, ReSource! Located at 3107 Eubank Blvd. NE, Ste. 12, just north of Candelaria.
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
(Open daily noon-7 p.m.)
Crowler/Growler Fills: ESB Amber, NM Piñon Coffee Porter, Beer Against Humanity IPA, Freak Juice Hazy IPA, Send it Pilsner, 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, Dunk-a-Chito, Imperial IPA.
Cans: Send It Pilsner, Freak Juice Hazy IPA, NM Piñon Coffee Porter, Squirrel Nuts, Beer Against Humanity IPA, Lobo Louie Session IPA, Oktoberfest. Chocoholic Double Chocolate Stout arrives Wednesday.
Sidetrack Brewing — (505) 832-7183
(Mon-Fri 3-7 p.m., Sat–Sun 1-6 p.m.)
Crowler/Growler Fills: Pub Ale, Downtown Lager, Basecamp IPA, Strange Times Hazy Pale Ale, Pristine Pils, Malt n’ Apples, Hoppy Malt n’ Apples, In the Thick of It Stout.
UPDATED>>>Special Offers: Use the code THANKS20 to get 20-percent off crowler and growler fills ordered through the website.
Sobremesa — (505) 317-5557
(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Crowler/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
(Weds, Fri, Sat 3-8 p.m.)
UPDATED>>>News: Starr Brothers is reopening for limited sales of beer, gift cards, and merchandise.
Crowler/Growler Fills: Starrstruck IPA, Starrphire Pilsner, Red Zepplin, Lampshade Porter, L.A. Woman Blonde, Somos Cerveza, Karen’s Tears DIPA, Thunderr Ale (IPA), Bikini Bottom (Pineapple Coconut Wheat), Therewolf (Oktoberfest), Jack Tooth Grin, There Gose Them Boyzz.
Steel Bender Brewyard — (505) 433-3537
(Open daily 3-7 p.m.)
Crowler/Growler 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; (seasonal) Blackberry Dynamite, 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, CE-2 Cider Expedition.
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. A limited number of barrel-aged Track Suit Stout cans will be available Friday.
Thirsty Eye Brewing — (505) 639-5831
(Tues-Sat 4-7 p.m.)
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, Good Gourd (Pumpkin/Cranberry ale), Biscochito Liquido, Hazy Shade of Winter.
The 377 Brewery — (505) 916-0331
(Mon-Fri 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m.)
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
(Mon-Thurs 4-8 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-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) 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)
(All locations open Tues 1-7 p.m., Thurs-Sat 1-7 p.m.)
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, Double Plow Oatmeal Stout, Muddy Dubbel Belgian Ale, Coffee Porter, Turkey Drool, 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.
UPDATED>>>Special Offers: Use the code BLACKFRIDAY to get 20-percent off special items, gift baskets, and merchandise on the Tractor website this Friday.
Turquoise Trail Brewing — (505) 717-1184
(Tues-Thurs 4-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 3-10 p.m., Sun 4-8 p.m.)
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
(Mon-Thurs 3-7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–8:30 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–7:30 p.m.)
UPDATED>>>Crowler/Growler Fills: (House) Wooden Teeth, Red Rye Redux, Parasol White IPA, Hopshell IPA, Strategos Stout; (Seasonal) Agri-Cola (British Mild), RauchTurtlefest, Gender Fluid Juicy IPA, Little Boot Session IPA, Robust Arsenal Porter, Get Bock Inside. Spiced Rusticana Brown Ale will be tapped Thursday during limited hours for beer sales only from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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, 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.
Cans: Bootlegger Blonde, Turquoise Trail Cream Ale, Picture Rock Porter. Three more cans will arrive soon.
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.
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 11:30 a.m.–7:30 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 (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.
Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–7 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), Reverie De Peche, [Woman Singing Aria in Latin].
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.)
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.
Special Offers: Get a $5 growler fill with any food purchase at the brewery, Green Jeans, or Tin Can Alley.
Second Street Brewery — (505) 989-3278 (Railyard), (505) 982-3030 (original location), (505) 954-1068 (Rufina)
(Rufina: Weds-Thurs 3-8 p.m., Fri-Sun noon-8 p.m.; Original: closed; Railyard: Weds-Fri 3-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-8 p.m.)
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, Brown Ale.
Growler Fills: Kolsch, 2920 IPA, Agua Fria Pilsner, Winsor Trail Pale Ale, Salvation Stout, Cobra Imperial Stout, Rod’s Steam Bitter, Black Shadow Porter, Rod’s Best Bitter, Isolator Doppelbock, Brew Wallace IPA, Hefeweizen, CerveSandia, Diablo Canyon Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Vienna Country Lager, Golden Ale, Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen, Trebuchet Imperial IPA, Gose Town.
Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery — (505) 303-3808
(Agua Fria Taproom: Tues-Fri 4-7 p.m.)
Cans: Sunrise Lager, Sunset Hazy IPA.
Bottles: Sour Red Ale, Cherry Sour, Blackberry Brown Sour, Dry Hopped Imperial Red, Russian Imperial Stout, Brown Sour, Black Currant Brown Sour, Honey DIPA, Dry Hopped Tripel, Double Brown, Whiskey Barrel-Aged Ale.
Special Offers: With every order, get a free pocket-sized bottle of hand sanitizer.
Other breweries you need to visit
Bathtub Row Brewing — (505) 500-8381
(Mon-Thurs 2-6 p.m., Fri noon-6 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Hoppenheimer IPA, Ale Little Bird Blonde, Stouty McStoutface, Brando’s Bitter, CojonHaze IPA, Mexi Lager, Rendija Red, Cali Common, Ladron Peak Elixir (bottles only), Holiday Bock (bottles only).
Little Toad Creek Brewing and Distilling — (575) 956-6144 (Silver City), (575) 556-9934 (Las Cruces)
(Silver City: open daily noon-8 p.m.; Las Cruces: open daily 4-9 p.m.)
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, Pendejo Porter.
Red River Brewing — (575) 754-4422
(Open dailyi 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
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, Boysenberry 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-Sat 11 a.m.–6 p.m.)
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 and Whiskey Barrel Stout will return in about a week or so for the former, and around Christmas for the latter.
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, American Lager.
Special Offers: Cases of American Lager are $19.99.
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 (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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