It is only fitting that I, Stoutmeister, decided to write this edition of our weekly roundup of beers on tap and special events … and Comcast knocks out the internet for my entire neighborhood. Good thing the wi-fi at Canteen is working! What, did you expect me to go to Starbucks? Anyway, on with the show, and we’re going to stick with Franz Solo’s format.
Bombs Away managed to sneak in a new batch of Dunkelweizen. Casa Vieja recently added Quick Whit and Skittle Blonde Ale and (UPDATE) Hops Kin ESB. Differential gets into the season with Raspberry Marzen. Ex Novo tapped its collaboration with El Pinto, a tequila-barre-aged fruited gose called Esse Locum (and it’s available at the restaurant, too). High and Dry has more #PSLAF, a pastry stout. Late Shift tapped their Oktoberfest. (UPDATE) Marble rolled out Joe Pumpkin, a latte-inspired ale. Rio Bravo indulged everyone’s sweet tooth with Cotton Candy Shandy. Steel Bender will tap Los Ranchos Cider on Thursday. Thirsty Eye brought back Good Gourd. Toltec added a New Mexico Dark Lager.
Up in Santa Fe, Tumbleroot tapped Raspberry Rye Imperial Stout. Over in Los Alamos, Bathtub Row rolled out Caldera Kolsch and Patio Hopped Pale, brewed with the hops that grow on the, well, you can guess. Down south, Truth or Consequences Brewing added a Festbier and Bad Bully Pale Ale, a collaboration with the Mesilla Valley Homebrew Club (which we will have more details on soon).
Bow & Arrow releases Vida West, a Mexican-style dark lager, on Friday, and (UPDATE) Rise to the Sun, a blue corn saison brewed in collaboration with Revelry Brewing of South Carolina, on Monday as part of Indigenous Peoples Day. Canteen rolled out Pink Warrior, a fruited wheat ale, with proceeds going to the Pink Warrior House Foundation (more on this one, too, quite soon). Ex Novo will be raising Spirits of the Dead, a hazy IPA, on Friday. Marble brings back Starlight Wheat Ale as of today (Wednesday).
The biggest event of the week, by size and scope, is the New Mexico Music Fan Fair at Lava Rock. It’s a three-day event on Friday (6 to 10 p.m.), Saturday (1 to 10), and Sunday (1 to 8). A $30 VIP ticket gets you access to all three days. There are too many bands performing to list here, so check out the NMMFF page on Facebook for a full list.
The First Friday Art Walk is this Friday, and Red Door has scheduled The Tarot Salon Art Exhibit from 5 p.m. onward. We have not heard what Boese Brothers and/or Sidetrack have planned, yet, but keep an eye on their social media pages. (UPDATE) Sidetrack will have Adobe Disco from 5 to 11 p.m. for music, and there will be an art show next door at Zendo Coffee.
Tractor, as usual, has multiple events at all four taprooms, so check out those in their capsule below. We would like to highlight the Hops & Dreams: Halloween Edition from the Desert Darlings on Saturday night at 8 at Wells Park. If you don’t have tickets to New Mexico United, we highly recommend attending what is probably their favorite show of the year to perform.
(UPDATE) We apologize for missing this one initially, but DogtoBEARfest is back at Boxing Bear all day this Saturday. There will be commemorative liter and half-liter mugs for sale, with 10 percent of proceeds going to Watermelon Mountain Ranch, which will also have an adoption event from 2 to 5 p.m. at the brewery. There will also be live music from the Daytrippers from 4 to 8 p.m., and a special demo from High Desert Flameworks, also from 4 to 8. The mugs will also be available at the three other taprooms.
Up north, Santa Fe is hosting its annual Oktoberfiesta at the main brewery location. Luke will have more on that event soon. Boese Brothers Los Alamos will also have an Oktoberfest party this Saturday, with beers, food, and live music starting at noon. Even further north, the annual Red River Oktoberfest is back all weekend, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a grand finale on Sunday from 11 to 4.
As always, if we have missed any beers or live events, please email us at email@example.com.
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
Alien Brew Pub — (505) 884-1116
(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
News: Alien Brew Pub is open for takeout and indoor dining. Call the number for the beer and food menus.
Boese Brothers Brewery — (505) 382-7060 (brewery); (505) 821-0752 (brewpub); (505) 500-8325 (Los Alamos taproom)
(Brewery: Mon Closed, Tues-Wed 4-11 p.m., Thurs-Sat 4 p.m. -1 a.m., Sun 4-10 p.m.; Heights Brewpub: Mon Closed, Tues-Fri 4-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 1-9 p.m.; Los Alamos: Tues-Weds 4-8 p.m., Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Ala Lager (Mexican Style Lager), Tru Blu Pilsner, Duke City Steam-Style Lager, Bell Ringer Hazy IPA, Dr Strangehop IPA, Raspberry Cider (Brewpub), Blackberry Cider. (seasonal) Belgian Wheat, Drunken Astronaut DIPA, Oktoberfest Lager.
Bombs Away Beer Company — (505) 554-3204
(Sun-Weds 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Proximity Pilsner, Ten Seconds to Helles, Short Fuze Blonde Ale, Willie Pete Wit, Blonde Session IPA, All Clear! Apple Beer, MK2 Pale Ale, High Speed Low Drag Lager, Oktoberfest, Just an Amber, Stockpile Stout, Operation Single Hop, Bombs Away IPA, Actuator IPA, Hazy Chain DIPA v12, S.A.F. Mango, Dunkelweizen.
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: Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m.; North: Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m; Las Cruces Public House: Mon-Fri 3-9 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-9 p.m.; Las Cruces Telshor: Mon-Fri 3-9 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-9 p.m.; Restoration Pizza: open daily noon-8 p.m.; Santa Fe Market Station: Mon-Fri 3-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–6 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, Spacelion IPA. Spacelion IPA benefits the Spacelion for Life Foundation to stop suicide.
Draft/Growler Fills: All year-round cans, plus The Last Straw (Hefeweizen), Resto Hazy Pale (Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Telshor, Restoration only), Kill the Robots (Pale Ale), Pink Lemonade (Kettle Sour with Raspberry and Lemon), Guava Cider, Breakin’ Bread (Brown Ale/North and Nob Hill only), Spacelion IPA (all but Restoration).
Bow & Arrow Brewing — (505) 247-9800
(Mon-Weds 3-8 p.m., Thurs-Sat 1-10 p.m., Sun 1-9 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) Denim Tux Lager, Savage Times Sour IPA, Strawberry Amigo Sour, Desert Water; (seasonal) Cosmic Arrow Brett Saison, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Neon West IPA, Oktoberfest, Coffee Club: The Catch, Paradox of Choice Hazy IPA, Beer League #3: Italian Pilsner.
Bottles: Cosmic Arrow Brett Saison, Fast as You Red Sour, Anatomy of an Arrow, Ranch Debris Raspberry Sour, Strange Country Dark Sour, Desert Revival Apricot, Foederland Farmhouse Ale, Asleep in the Desert (Sour aged on Seyval Blanc grapes).
Cans: Denim Tux Lager, Strawberry Amigo, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Desert Water, Surf the Mesa West Coast IPA, Coffee Club: The Catch, Paradox of Choice Hazy IPA. Vida West, a Mexican-style dark lager, arrives this Friday.
News: The Rambler Taproom in Farmington is now open Weds 3-8 p.m., Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 1-10 p.m., Sun 1-9 p.m.
UPDATED>>>Events: Monday—Indigenous Peoples Day, 4-8 p.m., with live music from Jacob Shije, 4 p.m., and Stan Kee & Step In, 6 p.m., plus can and draft releasse of Rise to the Sun (Blue Corn Saison), a collaboration with Reverly Brewing of South Carolina.
Boxing Bear Brewing Company — (505) 897-2327 (Brewery), (505) 242-2327 (West Downtown), (505) 639-4983 (Tramway), (505) 503-6341 (Firestone)
(Brewery: Mon-Weds 3-10 p.m., Thurs-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.; Firestone: Mon-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.; West Downtown: Mon-Weds 3-10 p.m., Thurs-Sat noon-11 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.; Tramway: Mon-Thurs noon-10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)
Special hours at Firestone for the Balloon Fiesta (10/4-10/10): Mon-Tues 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Wed-Thurs 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri-Sat Noon-10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Cans: (Year-round) Ambear Ale, Uppercut IPA, Black and Blue Tart, Chocolate Milk Stout, Headlock Hazy IPA, Body Czech Pilsner; (Seasonal) New Mexi-kolsch, Glass Jaw IPA, I Dip You Dip We DIPA, OktoBEARFest, Murkules Hazy DIPA.
Draft/Crowler Fills: All year-round canned offerings, plus Apple Bear Hard Cider, New Mexi-Kolsch, Hairy Mit Hefe, Bear Mountain IPA, Featherweight Session IPA, Juice Boxer Hazy Pale Ale, Lucille V.2 Pale Ale, Illusion IPA, Oso Otoño Oatmeal Brown Ale, Lucky 7 IPA, P.O.G. Slammer (Fruited Summer Ale), Glass Jaw IPA, Metal Head Stout, OktoBEARFest.
Events: (Brewery) Saturday—DogtoBEARfest, all day, with Watermelon Mountain Ranch adoption event, 2-5 p.m., High Desert Flameworks demo, 4-8 p.m., live music by the Daytrippers, 4-8 p.m.
Brew Lab 101 Beer & Cider Company — (505) 962-1587
(Mon-Thurs 2-10 p.m., Fri 2-11 p.m., Sat noon-11 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)
Draft/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 NEIPA, Walter Wit, Blonde Bombshell, Beyond the Pale Ale, X-IPA 6.0, Ludicrous Speed Scotch Ale, Peachy Keen Cider, Watermelon Cider, Sexi Numexi Mexican Lager, Citracide Dry Hopped Cider, Sienna Red IPA, Labtoberfest.
Live Music: Saturday—Robert Roman, 7 p.m.
Other Events: Tuesday—Comedy Night, 7:30 p.m.
B2B Garden Brewery — (505) 407-2046
(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Growler Fills: Oso IPA, Oso Double IPA, The Duke English Pale Ale, Old Yelper Red Rye, La Cueva Mexican Lager, Oktoberfest.
Events: Tuesday—Comedy Night, 7:30 p.m.
Canteen Brewhouse — (505) 881-2737 (brewery), (505) 200-2344 (taproom)
(Brewery and Taproom: Mon-Thurs 2-9 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-9 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Flashback IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Pecos Trail Brown, Dark ‘n Lusty Stout, Exodus IPA, Oktoberfest, Dougie Fresh Pale (fresh hop pale), Peach Vanilla Wheat, Hazy Vision DIPA, Soaked in Sunshine Hazy Pale Ale, Mango Cider, Citrasmash IPA (Taproom only), North 14 Pale Ale (Taproom only).
Cans: Exodus IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Laid Back Lager, High Plains Pils, Social Capital Key Lime Pie, Hazy Vision IPA, Flashback IPA, Peach and Vanilla Wheat, Oktoberfest, Pink Warrior.
Live Music: (Brewery) Thursday—Lucky Mays, 6-9 p.m.; Sunday—Gral Brothers, 4-7 p.m.
Events: Thursday-Sunday—Bikes, Balloons, and Beers: Parking lot (brewery) opens at 4:30 a.m. so you can park and ride your bike 6 miles to the Balloon Fiesta. The Brewhouse will open at 10 a.m. for mimosas, burritos, and beers.
Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176
(Thurs-Sun 3-8 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Zombie Apocalypse Lager, Ghost Stout, Sand in My Shorts Tropical IPA, Gold Medal Hefe, Quick Whit, Skittle Blonde Ale, Hops Kin ESB.
Cazuela’s Seafood & Mexican Grill — (505) 994-9364
(Mon closed, Tues 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Weds-Thurs closed, Fri 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.–5:30 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.
Differential Brewing — (phone number TBA)
(Weds-Thurs 4 p.m.-midnight, Fri-Sat 2-midnight, Sun 4-10 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Blue Corn Cream Ale, Extra Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Stout, Rice Lager, Irish Red Ale, Bock, Blackberry Blonde Ale.
Enchanted Circle Brewing Taproom — (505) 433-2642
(Tues-Thurs 4-9 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun-Mon Closed.)
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, Decisive Moment Hazy Pale Ale; (seasonal) Cactus Wins the Lottery, Stay Goalden, Follow the Pilot Car (Porter), Threat Level Turquoise (GABF 2021 Gold Medal Winner), Brevity Is… (Belgian Wit), German Overalls, The Outlaw Juicy Wales IPA, Sun Sinks in the West Smoothie sour (no crowlers), Secondhand Store (Razz Wheat), Missed Connections (Hoppy Amber Lager), Esse Locum (Tequila Barrel-Aged Fruited Gose).
Cans: The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Fat Guy in a Little Coat BA Barleywine, Kill the Sun ’20 (Raspberry), Kill the Sun ’20 (Mexican Hot Chocolate), Kill the Sun ’20 (Coffee Maple), Cactus Wins the Lottery, Stay Goalden, German Overalls (Oktoberfest). Spirits of the Dead Hazy IPA arrives Friday.
Bottles: Blue Ox (Blueberry Sour), Mise en Place, De-Vine Malbec Sour, Platypus Dream Pinot Sour.
Events: Ex Novo opens at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday for Beerloon Fiesta.
Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500
News: Flix has reopened at long last! Beer list should be coming soon.
Gravity Bound Brewing — (505) 308-3081
(Weds-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri 3-11 p.m., Sat noon-11 p.m., Sun noon-9 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Where Lightning Strikes (Hoppy Pilsner), Lost in Thought (Hazy), Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), Magnetic Elements (Hazy DIPA), City Forage (Gose), Flat Spin, a session hazy with Citra, Vic Secret, Simcoe, Cascade, and Mandarina Bavaria.
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 11 a.m.–5 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Blonde Ale, Mountain Valley Haze, Princess Peach Wheat, Grizzly Amber, Tin Cup Stout, Hard Seltzer, Moscow Mule Ginger Ale, Norwegian Pilsner, Vienna Saazage, Pineapple Tart, Strawberry Rhubarb Tart, Apricot Tart, Mercia’s American Pale Ale, Oktoberfestivus, R.I.P.A (Red IPA).
Cans: Moscow Mule Ginger Ale, Hazy IPA, Grizzly Amber, Tom’s Blonde, Norwegian Pilsner, Oktoberfestivus, R.I.P.A. (Red IPA).
High and Dry Brewing — (505) 433-5591
(Mon-Sun 2-8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Amarzen (Märzen), Cats From Japan (IPA), Yellow Talon (Lemongrass/Green Tea Seltzer), Stacy Alert (Sour), Ghost of a Moon (Fresh Hop Pale Ale), Special Shapes #3 (IPA with Idaho 7), Sovereign Immunity (NEIPA), The Karl Abides (Light Lager), SMaSHmere (IPL), Low Output (IPA), Hurry Sundown (Wheat Beer), #PSLAF (Pastry Stout).
Hops Brewery — (505) 369-1378
(Tues-Fri 3-11 p.m., Sat 12-10 p.m., Sun 12-5 p.m.)
News: The Los Ranchos taproom at 7222 Fourth Street NW is open, but the taproom in Nob Hill has closed.
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Honey Wheat, Tipsy Cow (Milk Stout), Chica (Pale Ale), Dad Joke (Kentucky Common), Irish Tan (Bitter), Hop Hill IPA, Scooby Snacks (Nut Brown with Vanilla), New Kid (Cream Ale), Poppy’s Porter, Cerveza, Sweet Honey Porter, Warm Scottish Nights, Hoptoberfest.
JUNO — (505) 219-3938
(Sun-Weds 2-10 p.m., Thurs-Sat 2-midnight)
News: This new brewery is now open in the old Dialogue space at 1501 First Street NW.
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Summer Lager, Sour Raspberry, 505 Lager, D-Lite Ale, Amber, RTJ Session IPA, The Local Stout, New Hope IPA.
Live Music: Today (Wednesday)—Christophe Murdock/Sacred 20s/Coffin Stuffers, 8 p.m.; Friday—International DJ Jam, 9-11:30 p.m., Sunday—Josue y Los Domingueros, 3 p.m.
Weekly Events: Thursday—Latin Night, 9-11:30 p.m.
Kaktus Brewing — (505) 818-7285
(Mon-Thurs 2-9 p.m., Fri 2-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Helles Lager, Longhair Porter, Puddle Stomper IPA, Amber, Stout, Big Chungus Double IPA, Oktoberfest, Whiskey Ginger Ale, Hard Cider.
Bottle-Conditioned Beers: Bigger Ben ESB, Imperial Stout, Barleywine.
Live Music: Thursday—Got Soul, 6-8 p.m.; Friday—Swing Magique, 6-8 p.m.
Weekly Live Music: Today (Wednesday)—Jazz Jam, 6-8:30 p.m., Sunday—Kaktus Kats Blues Jam, 3-6 p.m.
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, Black Sunshine Robust Porter.
La Cumbre Brewing — (505) 872-0225 (brewery); (505) 916-0787 (Westside taproom)
(Both locations open Sun-Thurs noon-11 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-midnight)
Cans: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA; (seasonal) Acclimated APA, Luminosity Hazy IPA, Project Dank Autumn Edition, Obscura Wet Hop Hazy, Gilded Age Porter.
Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Pyramid Rock Amber, Project Dank Autumn Edition; (seasonal) Acclimated APA, Luminosity Hazy IPA, Oktoberfest, Mosaic SMASH IPA, Cosmic Drifter Hazy DIPA, Czech Pils 12º, Obscura Wet Hop Hazy, Volk Wiesn Festbier, Gilded Age Porter.
La Reforma Brewery — (505) 717-1361
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: La Ref Lager, Maximillian (Dunkel), Turbia (Hazy IPA), Hi-Wit (Hibiscus Wit), (seasonal) Bomba (de malta) Scotch Ale (also available on nitro), Cardamom Coffee Brown Ale (also available on nitro), Viva Panchito (WC IPA), Wai-iti SMASH IPL, Passion Punch (Tropical Fruited Wheat Ale).
Late Shift Brewing at The Craftroom — (505) 717-1985
(Mon-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: La Vida Lager, Hop Hero IPL, Brewster’s Bock, Clockwork Orange Witbier, Oktoberfest. For more information on this new brewing operation from the owners of Sandia Hard Cider, check out our recent story.
Lava Rock Brewing — (505) 836-1022
(Mon 4-9 p.m., Tues-Thurs 11-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 11-10 p.m., Sun 10-9 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: (house) 32 Bravo DIPA, Petroglyph Wit, Valles Lager, Andesite (American Light) Lager, Boca Negra Stout, NM Tru IPA, Lava Juice (Hazy IPA); (seasonal) Caldera Amber, Pinché Cerveza, Gila Gose, Barrel-Aged Wit, Abo Red Ale, Lava Lamp Sour, La Luz Hefe.
Live Music: New Mexico Music Fan Fair, Friday 6-10 p.m., Saturday 1-10 p.m., Sunday 1-8 p.m., $30 VIP tickets cover all three days, check Facebook for full band listings.
Lizard Tail Brewing — (505) 717-1301 (Heights), (505) 200-9810 (Industrial)
(Heights: Mon-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-9 p.m.; Industrial: Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–midnight)
Draft/Growler Fills: Whiptail Honey Whit, Lagarto Loco Mexican Lager, Horned Honey Pale, Musical Highway Pale Ale, Reptilian IPA, Legless Double IPA, Alligator Abbey, Chameleon Amber, Basilisk Brown, Black Bearded Oatmeal Stout; (seasonal) Bavarian Pilsner, Red Lager, Desert Night India Black, Special Bitter, Dank Azz DIPA, Oktoberfest, Strawberry Sour. Apricot Mango Cider, Ginger Mead.
Weekly Events (Industrial): Monday and Wednesday—Karaoke, 6 p.m.; Tuesday—Open Mic, 7 p.m.; Thursday—Paint Night, 5:30 p.m.
Marble Brewery — (505) 243-2739 (Downtown), (505) 508-4638 (Westside), (505) 323-4030 (Heights)
(All locations: Mon-Weds 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.–midnight, Sun 11 a.m.–10:30 p.m.)
Cans: IPA, Red Ale, Double White, Pilsner, Wildflower Wheat, Cerveza, Passionate Gose, Cholo Stout, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, Rita!, Safeword IPA, Pink Lemonade Lager, Day Ghost (Rice Lager), Thunder from Dortmunder, Heller Bock, Pumpkin Noir.
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, Rita!; (seasonal) American Pilsner, Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Noir, Priddy Boy Pale Ale, Safeword IPA, Starlight Wheat Ale, #ENDALZ, Joe Pumpkin, Day Ghost (Heights and Westside only), Abbey Gold (Heights and Westside only), Heller Bock (Heights and Westside only), Hopfenweizen (Heights and Westside only), Eastside Special Bitter (GABF 2021 silver medal winner, Westside only), Wee Heavy (Westside only), Turkish Coffee Stout (Westside only). For every pint sold of #ENDALZ, a blueberry/blackberry/lemon wheat ale, $1 will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Live Music: (Downtown) Friday—Le Chat Lunatique, 8-11 p.m.
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, Honey Chamomile Wheat; (seasonal) Chocolate Porter, Warp Bubble IPA, Orale Mexican Lager, Trampled by Tangerines American Wheat, Fest Bier.
Cans: Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Bird of Prey IPA, Honey Chamomile Wheat.
Palmer Brewery and Cider House — (505) 508-0508
(Brewery: Tues-Weds 3-9 p.m., Thurs-Fri 3-9:30 p.m. Sat noon-9:30 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; The Taproom at Old Town: Weds-Sat 4 p.m.–close, Sun 11 a.m.–6 p.m.)
Crowler/Growler Fills: Milk Stout, 2 Robs Make a Rita (Gose), Special B IPA, Pool Session Pale Ale, Lowcard Lager, Conspiracy Colsch, Ala Grr (Mexican Lager), Big Bro IPA, Double Hazy IPA, Little Red Riding Hop.
Ponderosa Brewing Co. — (505) 639-5941 (brewery), (505) 361-1669 (El Vado Taproom)
(Brewery: daily 11:30 a.m.–8 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) Black IPL, Dry-Hopped Saison, Peach Wheat, Oktoberfestbier, Italian Pilsner (GABF 2021 Gold Medal Winner).
Cans: Blood Orange Double Wit, Peach Wheat.
Quarter Celtic Brewpub— (505) 503-1387 (brewpub), (505) 717-2536 (Juan Tabo taproom)
(Both locations open Sun-Thurs` noon-8 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-9 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) Burque Biergarten (Oaked Kellerbier), Cara Cara Witbier, Prince of Dortness (Dortmunder), Italian Pilsner, Amber Lager.
Red Door Brewing — (505) 990-3029 (downtown taproom), (505) 207-8990 (ABQAx taproom), (575) 268-3511 (Clovis taproom)
(Downtown Taproom: Mon, Weds-Thurs 2-11 p.m., Fri-Sat 2 p.m.–1 a.m., Sun noon-10 p.m.; ABQAx Taproom: Weds-Thurs 5-10 p.m., Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-7 p.m.; Clovis Taproom: Tues–Sat 11 a.m.–2 p.m., 5-8 p.m.; Levine’s Gardens: days/hours TBA)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Irish Red Ale, Unhinged Cider, New England IPA (all but ABQAx), Blonde Ale (all but ABQAx), Golden Girls (Downtown and Clovis only), West Coast IPA (Downtown and Clovis only), Mic Czech Pilsner, Unhinged Sour Cherry Cider (all but ABQAx), Revolving Door Cider (various flavors, Downtown only), Prost Malone Oktoberfest, Tropical Synonyms Hazy DIPA.
Cans: Mic Czech Pilsner, Vanilla Cream Ale (Downtown only), Irish Red Ale (Downtown and Clovis only), West Coast IPA (Downtown and Clovis only), Unhinged Cider (Downtown and Clovis only), Unhinged Sour Cherry Cider (Downtown and Clovis only), New England IPA (Downtown and Clovis only), Ground Control to Major Tom Hazy IPA (Clovis and Levine’s only). Prost Malone Oktoberfest (through distribution, not taprooms). Cans are not available at the ABQAx Taproom.
Events: (Downtown) Friday—The Tarot Salon Art Exhibit, 5 p.m.
News: Levine’s Gardens, a new outdoor space on Main Street in Clovis, is now open.
ReSource Brewing — (505) 312-8107
(Tues-Fri 2-9 p.m., Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun noon-6 p.m.)
Draft/32- and 64-ounce Growler Fills: Que, Swiss? Lager, Clown Car Kolsch, Moral Compass IPA, Equality Stout (on nitro, not available for growlers), Bert Lips Schwarzbier, Fugitive Dust Hazy IPA, Helles of a Year, Little Red Riding Hop, “FOMO Hop Sampler Series” – Hallertau Blanc (Pale Ale), Balloon Glow Lager.
News: Go to the ReSource online site to preorder your growlers. Also, the kitchen is now open at ReSource, serving up sandwiches, quesadillas, and other tasty snacks!
Rio Bravo Brewing Company— (505) 900-3909
(Sun-Weds 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.-11 p.m.)
Cans: Freak Juice Hazy IPA, Squirrel Nuts, Beer Against Humanity IPA, Lobo Louie Session IPA, NM Piñon Coffee Porter, Summer Honey.
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills only: All the canned varieties, plus ESB Amber, Double D IPA, Desert Island Daiquiri, Strawberry Hefeweizen, Peach Tea Ale, #FreeBritney (Blonde Ale), Squirrel Nuts (Peanut Butter Hazelnut Brown Ale), Half Baked (double fudge marshmallow coconut pastry stout).
Live Music: Saturday—Power Slide Band, 6 p.m.
Weekly Events: Tuesday—Karaoke Night, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday—Brunch, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Rumor Brewing (formerly Ale Republic) — (505) 281-2828
(Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Draft/Cans/Growler Fills: Cedro Stout, Blonde, Red Mountain, Bug Juice Sour, Dean’s Pale Ale, Desert Monk Belgian Dubbel, Best Coast IPA, Parasol.
Live Music: Sunday—TBA, 4-7 p.m.
Sidetrack Brewing— (505) 832-7183
(Mon-Thurs 3-11 p.m., Fri 3 p.m.-midnight, Sat 1 p.m.-midnight, Sun 1-10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Fresh-Hopped Basecamp IPA, Fresh Hopped-A Tribe Called Kölsch, Basecamp IPA, MX Lager, Alter Ego Altbier, Schwarzbier, Crystal Method Lager.
Live Music: Friday—Adobe Disco, 5-11 p.m.
Events: Sunday—Bagel and PIckle Pop-up, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Sobremesa — (505) 317-5557
(Open daily 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Hilltop Helles Lager, East Meets West IPA, Atrisco Amber, Brewberry Wheat, I&D Lager, No Stops Until Amarillo (Imperial IPA), Jam on It (Fruited Berliner Weisse), Jordan Bateson Crushable Haze, Odd Yiere, a Biere de Garde aged in Sheehan Winery barrels. (Also available in cans).
Live Music: Monday—Dat Y.A.K., 6-9 p.m.
Starr Brothers Brewing— (505) 492-2752
(Tues-Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Rock On! (Pale), Somos Cerveza (Mexican Lager), Therewolf (Oktoberfest), Starrphire (Pilsner), L.A. Woman (Blonde), Galamozacca (IPA), Starr Struck (IPA), Brown Chicken Brown Cow (Brown), Red Zeppelin (Red), Lampshade Porter, Angel’s Flight (Fruit).
Steel Bender Brewyard — (505) 433-3537
(Open Mon-Sat 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. -8 p.m.)
Draft/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, Blue Bullet Stout (Nitro), Steel Bender Cider; (seasonal) The Judy, Paint the Town (India Brown Ale), Double Raspberry Dynamite, A Hazy Shade of Pale, One for 5 Hazy Pale Ale, Esmerelda Italian Pilsner, Ale Witch Pumpkin Ale. Los Ranchos Cider returns Thursday.
Bottles: Impromptu! Heritage 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, The Village Idiot (bottle conditioned), Amelia Belgian Quad.
Cans: Skull Bucket IPA, Red Iron Red, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Los Ranchos Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, The Village Wit (Can Conditioned), Double Raspberry Dynamite, Oktoberfiesta, One for 5 Hazy Pale Ale, Blackberry Dynamite, Ale Witch Pumpkin Ale.
Thirsty Eye Brewing — (505) 639-5831
(Tues-Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 1-10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Citrus Buzz (Orange Blossom Honey Wheat), El Drac IPA, Rented Tux (Vanilla Porter, also on nitro), El Ojo Rojo (Red Ale), Odin’s Eye, Bruiser The American Pitbull Stout, Rakau’t With Your Hops Out IPA, Oktoberfest, Last Sip of Summer Apricot Wheat.
Live Music: Friday—DJ Flo Fader, 7-9 p.m.
The 377 Brewery — (505) 916-0331
(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: 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-Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun 11-9 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) Prickly Pom, Slim Hazy, LimeLight Lager, Tortuga de Tolteca (fresh-hop collaboration with Turtle Mountain), Raspberry Sour, Festbier, Tropical Storm Lager, New Mexico Dark Lager.
Tractor Brewing Company — (505) 433-5654 (Nob Hill), (505) 243-6752 (Wells Park), (505) 361-1834 (Westside), (505) 243-6752 (Los Lunas)
(Nob Hill: Open daily noon-10 p.m.; Wells Park: Tues-Thurs 2-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 2-10 p.m., Sun 2-9 p.m.; Westside: Tues-Thurs 2-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 2-9 p.m., Sun 1-7 p.m.; Los Lunas: Weds-Sat 2-9 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, Lawnmower Lemon Wheat, Raspberry Hard Seltzer, Apricot Wheat, Luna De Los Muertos Imperial Stout, Scotcholate, Scorpion Hazy IPA, Rosé Cider, Cucumber Gose, Summer Session, Extra Special Bitter, Watermelon Cider, Prickly Pear Cider, Tractoberfest, Zappa IPA.
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, Rosé Cider.
Live Music: (Nob Hill) Saturday—Ashley Beach, 7 p.m.; (Westside) Saturday—Michael Anthony Giudicissi, 7 p.m.; (Los Lunas) Friday—Lucky Mays, 7 p.m.; Saturday—Ryan Painter Duo, 7 p.m.
Other Events: (Wells Park) Today (Wednesday)—Poetry & Beer, 7 p.m.; Thursday—Tractor of Terror: Monster Squad, 7 p.m.; Friday—Gin & Jazz, 7 p.m.; Saturday—Hops & Dreams: Halloween Edition, 8 p.m.
Weekly Events: (Wells Park) Sunday—Geeks Who Drink, 7 p.m.; Tuesday—Taco Tuesday Karaoke, 7 p.m.; (Nob Hill) Today (Wednesday)—Tractor Trivia League, 7 p.m.; (Westside) Today (Wednesday)—Geeks Who Drink, 7 p.m.; Tuesday—Karaoke, 6 p.m.; (Los Lunas) Thursday—THORS-day Karaoke, 7 p.m.
Turquoise Trail Brewing — (505) 717-1184
(Weds-Sat 3:30-7:30 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Run off with a Blonde, Audrey’s Red, Turn Me Loose Amber, Cedar Mountain IPA, The Tears Have Dried (Hazy IPA), Thunder Chief (Stout), Cracked Earth IPA brewed with Zappa, Taiheke and Lemodrop hops, Our Time (Wheat Ale).
Turtle Mountain Brewing Company — (505) 994-9497
(Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sun 10:30 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (House) Wooden Teeth, Red Rye Redux, Hopshell IPA, Metal Snake Irish Dry Stout, Widespread Haze IPA; (Seasonal) Forward Standard (California Steam), Hoperation Hanging Garden IPL, Delta Ex (ESB), Oktürtlefest, In Port Order. Tortuga de Tolteca, a fresh-hop collaboration with Toltec, is also on tap.
Santa Fe breweries
Beer Creek Brewing — (505) 471-9271
(Tues-Sun 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Marzen Law Traditional Oktoberfest Beer, Lone Butte Lager, Victory Lap (Hoppy Vienna Lager), Turquoise Trail Cream Ale, Bootlegger Blonde, Tres Amigos Pale Ale, IP-Ayy, Black Wedding Black IPA, Rowe Mesa Red Ale, Pecos Brown, Picture Rock Porter, San Marcos Stout, Lizard Queen Imperial Blonde, Red Racer Imperial Red, Prince Jack Imperial Porter, Dragon King Imperial Stout. All batches of Marzen Law, Lone Butte Lager, Bootlegger Blonde, Turquoise Trail, and Victory Lap are made with ingredients (barley, hops, yeast) that are all grown here in New Mexico.
Cans: Bootlegger Blonde, Turquoise Trail Cream Ale, Picture Rock Porter, Ip-Ay!, Tres Amigos Pale Ale, Rowe Mesa Red, Lizard Queen Imperial Blonde, Dragon King Imperial Stout, Red Racer Imperial Red, Prince Jack Imperial Porter.
Bottles: Barrel-Aged Lizard Queen, Barrel-Aged Red Racer.
News: You can now find cans of Beer Creek’s finest at Black Mesa Winery, The Liquid Company, Kelly Liquor Barn, Rodeo Plaza Liquors, and LA (Los Alamos) Liquors.
Chile Line Brewing — (505) 500-7903
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Que Pasa (dry-hopped ale), Mentirosa (red), Pinche Guey IPA, La Bamba (dark smoked lager), Que Picante (dark red chile lager), Como Pica (dark red chile lager), Fuego (juniper and honey ale), BBA Tripel Nipple (Bourbon Barrel Aged Triple), FU! (Flanders Brown Sour), Llorona (Kviek Lager), Smoke’toberfest (Smoked Märzen), Salty Dog (Stout), Bandera Ice Cave (Kviek Pale Ale), GameStop Barrel Aged Stout, Stoked (Smoked Ale).
Cans: Chile Line is now offering all of its beers in 12-ounce six-pack cans or 16-ounce four-pack cans.
Hidden Mountain Brewing (formerly Blue Corn Brewery) — (505) 438-1800
(Sun-Mon, Thurs 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Oktoberfest, Amberillo, Hoppiness is You, Summer Rye IPA, Tangerine Wheat, Prieta Especial Mexican Lager, Mexican Lager, Road Runner IPA, Hidden Mountain Stout, Feathers’ Brown Ale.
Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Cans: IPA, Raz Tamna (Baltic Porter), Fields of Rye, Germophile, Petit Blanche – Foeder Base, Petit Blanche – Nelson Sauvin, Luminoso Italian Pilsner, Monster of the Week (collaboration sour tripel with Wren House Brewing).
Bottles: Reverie De Peche, Tea for Two, Biere de Mars.
Draft: Agent Scully (IPA) – Season 4, Episode 9; Germophile, Fields of Rye, Petit Blanche – Foeder Base, Germophile – Coffee, Petit Blanche – Nelson Sauvin, Luminoso Italian Pilsner, Reinheistgenot (Kolsch), Teosinte (Farmhouse Ale), Monsters of the Week.
Santa Fe Brewing Company — (505) 424-3333 (brewery), (505) 881-0887 (Green Jeans Taproom), (505) 466-6938 (El Dorado Taproom), (505) 780-8648 (Brakeroom)
(Headquarters: Sun 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Mon-Thurs noon-10 p.m., Fri noon-11 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.–11 p.m.; Brakeroom: Sun 3-9 p.m., Mon-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m.; El Dorado: Sun-Weds 3-10 p.m., Thurs-Sat 3-11 p.m.; Green Jeans/Tin Can Alley: Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–midnight)
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, Santa Fe hazy IPA, Oktoberfest. Call any location for a list of current draft seasonals.
Cans: All of the above are available in six-pack cans, including Oktoberfest, with Chicken Killer in four-pack cans.
Events: Tin Can Alley/Green Jeans is opening at 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday for a Balloon Fiesta watch party.
Second Street Brewery — (505) 989-3278 (Railyard), (505) 982-3030 (original location), (505) 954-1068 (Rufina)
(All locations: Mon-Fri 4-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)
Cans: 2920 IPA, Agua Fria Pilsner, 2019 Barrel-Aged Skookum Barleywine, Kölsch, Winsor Trail Pale Ale, Beyond the Pitch (Session IPA), Sloppy Sloth Citra Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Southern Hemisphere 2920 IPA, Zapparado Pale Ale (Rufina only), One for 5 Hazy Pale Ale, Oktoberfest (GABF 2021 silver medal winner, Original only), Boneshaker Amber. Cans are not available at the Railyard Taproom.
Draft/Growler Fills: IPA, Kolsch, 2920 IPA, Cream Stout, Skimboard Sour, Sloppy Sloth El Dorado Hazy IPA, Zapparado Pale Ale (Rufina and Original only), Agua Fria Pilsner (Rufina and Railyard only), Brown Ale (Rufina and Railyard only), Southern Hemisphere 2920 IPA (Rufina and Railyard only), Oktoberfest (GABF 2021 silver medal winner, Original and Railyard only), Redemption ESB (Original and Railyard only), Atalaya Altbier (Rufina only), Boneshaker Amber (Rufina only), British Mild (Rufina only), Double X ESB (Rufina only), Rod’s Best Bitter (Rufina only), Rod’s Steam Bitter (Rufina only), Sloppy Sloth Citra Hazy IPA (Rufina only).
Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery — (505) 303-3808
(Agua Fria Taproom: Thurs-Sat 4-11 p.m.) (Bisbee Ct Tasting Room: Wed-Fri 4-9 p.m.)
Cans: Sunrise Lager, Sunset Hazy IPA.
Bottles: Dry Hopped Tripel, Double Brown, Russian Imperial Stout, Gin Barrel-Aged Double Brown, Sour Series (Red Ale, Cherry Red, Blood Orange Cranberry Red, Brown Ale, Blackberry Brown, Black Currant Brown).
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Sunrise Lager, Dunkel Lager, Patio Pale Ale, Sunset IPA, Honey Double IPA, Funk Farm, Imperial Red, Raspberry Rye Whisky Imperial Stout. Take note, no crowlers at Bisbee Taproom.
Live Music: Today (Wednesday)—Monophonics, 7:30 p.m.; Friday—Nosotros, 8 p.m.; Sunday—David Berkeley, 7 p.m.
Other Events: Saturday—Wayward Comedy, 8:30 p.m.
Other breweries you need to visit
Bathtub Row Brewing — (505) 500-8381
(Mon-Thurs 2-10 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-11 p.m., Sun noon-10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler Fills: Hoppenheimer IPA, HillHopper Ale, 1867 India Porter, okTUBerfest lager, RZ’s Honey Wheat, Caldera Kolsch, Patio Hopped Pale.
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, Wilderness Wheat.
Cans: Lucky Toad Lager, Hop-A-Long Rye Pale Ale, Grumpy Old Troll IPA, Pendejo Porter.
Live Music: Open Mic on the back patio Wednesdays from 8-11 p.m.
Red River Brewing — (575) 754-4422
(Open daily 11 a.m.–8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Lazy Bear Blonde, Greenie Peak Wheat, Kia Ora (New Zealand Pale Ale with Motueka and Rakau hops), Catskinner IPA, Copper Chair Amber, Angry Bear Blonde (Double Blonde), Prospector Porter, Cabin Fever Pilsner (Czech), Back 40 Farm House Ale (Saison), Bad Medicine Honey DIPA, Midnight Meadows Oatmeal Stout (nitro), Contagion Fruity Sour.
Live Music: Saturday—Ry and Jessie, noon; Sunday—Mensch, noon
Sierra Blanca Brewing — (505) 832-2337
(Mon-Sat 11 a.m.–6 p.m.)
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, Peanut Butter Porter, Dos Hefe, Oktoberfest.
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, Dos Hefe, Oktoberfest.
Live Music: Friday—Brandon & Mel Leinen, 6 p.m.
Truth or Consequences Brewing — (575) 297-0289 (brewery), (575) 222-4986 (Las Cruces taproom)
(Both locations open Mon-Thur 2-10 p.m., Fri-Sun 12-10 p.m.)
Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Airstream Ultra, Cosmic Blonde, Irish Red, Buckhorn IPA, Hourglass Imperial Red, Black Range American Stout, Solar Storm IPA, Munich Dunkel, Street Taco Lager, Red Maven, Lemondrop Sour, Mothership IPA, Galactic Haze IPA, Absolute Zero Cold IPA, Strawberry Wheat, Festbier, Bad Bully Pale Ale.
Bottles: 2018 Truth Serum (Las Cruces only), 2018 Whiskey Barrel-Aged Truth Serum (Las Cruces only), 2019 Truth Serum Barleywine.
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