Just a few lovely imperial stouts and barleywines this week to keep us all warm and jolly through the rest of December. Second Street is turning 25(!) this week, so raise a glass or two of Skookum to that! There are a few more holiday markets this weekend, as well, so check those out in between baking, shopping, wrapping, or whatever else may be filling your time. Now if you need me, I’ll be attempting to enjoy each and every barleywine, imperial stout, barrel-aged, spice-infused, adjunct-filled, coffee-infused strong ale I can get my hands on. Bless these wonderful seasonal strong ales.
Bosque has tapped Gucci Pajamas (Hazy), and brings back Royally Stuffed (cookie stout) this Friday. Bow & Arrow has tapped Mistletoe on the Mesa (Hazy IPA), plus Proper Pecan Imperial Stout arrives Friday. Brew Lab 101 has tapped their bourbon-barrel-aged Singularity Imperial Stout. Canteen has tapped their Tangerine Wheat and Apricot Lager. Ex Novo is tapping Kill the Sun ‘21 (four variants: Classic, French Toast, Coconut Chocolate Almond, and Gingerbread) at noon today (Wednesday). Flix has tapped Bisco Cheers, a biscochito inspired Belgian Winter Warmer. Marble has tapped their Prickly Pear Gose and will be releasing their Imperial Stout on Monday. Sidetrack just tapped Smoke on the Lager and has a cask of Seca Stout on cacao nibs today (Wednesday) only. Sierra Blanca tapped their Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout. Steel Bender gets tropical with Jazz Flute Pineapple Guava IPA, and this Friday is the third of the Four Casks of Christmas: Black Forest Brickie will be paired with a Red Chile Biscochito Crunch from Celina’s. (UPDATES) Boxing Bear tapped a fresh batch of Murkito Hazy Pale Ale. B2B Garden Brewery has Pumpkin Stout, Espresso Stout, Black Cherry Stout, and Grande Oatmeal Stout on tap. Flix Brewhouse’s entire current lineup is now listed below as well.
Up in Santa Fe, Second Street will be releasing their 2021 Barleywine (two versions, British and American styles) this Thursday. Over in Los Alamos, Bathtub Row has tapped 1907 Henley’s Holiday Scotch Beer and Holiday Helles Bock. Further north, Red River Brewing has tapped Kitchen Sink Red Ale. (UPDATE) Second Street released Red’s Best Sour for its 25th anniversary.
Bosque will have cans of Royally Stuffed (cookie stout) this Friday. Bow & Arrow has cans of their Mistletoe on the Mesa (Hazy IPA), and will add cans of Proper Pecan Imperial Stout on Friday. Boxing Bear gets Super Cereal (DHIPA) this Saturday. Brew Lab 101 has cans of BBA Singularity Imperial Stout available now. Ex Novo is releasing Kill the Sun ’21 today in gift boxes and four-packs. Harmon Lane has bombers of their oak-aged Barleywine available now. La Cumbre will release their La Negra Reserve (24-month barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout) this Friday. Marble will be releasing their last canning run of Imperial Stout (we lament this sad day) on Monday. Nexus has cans of Lush Imperial Stout available. Sierra Blanca has four-packs (bottles) of their Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout available now. (UPDATES) Bow & Arrow will have cans of Western Wonderland Winter IPA and Buffalo Plaid Baltic Porter available on Monday.
Up in Santa Fe, Second Street will be releasing their 2021 Barleywine this Thursday in limited edition (100) packages (one of each version in hand-printed packaging) and mixed four-packs (two of each version). Tumbleroot has released their Bottle Conditioned Funk Farm (sour farmhouse ale).
Friday — Second Street is having their 25th anniversary celebration at the original location from 6 to 9 p.m.
Saturday — B2B Garden Brewery is having their first annual SantaCon, so dress in your finest holiday apparel and win some prizes.
Boxing Bear will have a holiday market at their Firestone Location from noon to 6 p.m.
Canteen will be hosting Lager Liftoff (benefiting Locker 505) on the Brewhouse patio from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. So go and enjoy the many excellent lagers they currently have on tap, and watch some weightlifting.
Santa Fe Brewing will be hosting a Holiday Art Market at Tin Can Alley from 6 to 10 p.m.
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: Sun-Mon Closed, Tues-Wed 4-11 p.m., Thurs-Sat 4 p.m.-midnight; Heights Brewpub: Mon Closed, Tues 3-9 p.m., Weds-Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun noon-9 p.m.; Los Alamos: Mon Closed, Tues-Weds 4-8 p.m., Thurs 4-10 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) Drunken Astronaut DIPA, Oktoberfest Lager, Soul Stealer Extra Stout.
Events: (Brewery) Thursday—Karaoke, 7 p.m.
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, All Clear! Apple Beer, MK2 Pale Ale, High Speed Low Drag Lager, Stockpile Stout, Operation Single Hop, Bombs Away IPA, Actuator IPA, S.A.F. P.O.G. Juice, Dunkelweizen, Independence Amber, Anniversary IPA.
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, Pickle Up Effect. Gucci Pajamas (Hazy) is now on tap, Royally Stuffed (Cookie Stout) returns this week.
Draft/Growler Fills: All year-round cans, plus Perpetual Sunset (Strawberry Lager), Burial Grounds (Caramel and Coffee Dark Lager), Cash Bro! (Hazy DIPA/all but Nob Hill and Santa Fe), Ultra Super Special Red, Gucci Pajamas (Hazy DIPA/Nob Hill and Santa Fe only).
Bow & Arrow Brewing — (505) 247-9800
(Brewery: Mon-Weds 3-8 p.m., Thurs-Sat 1-10 p.m., Sun 1-9 p.m.; Farmington Rambler Taproom: Weds 3-8 p.m., Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri-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) Scenic West Hazy IPA, Foederland Farmhouse Ale, Vida West Mexican Dark Lager, Rise to the Sun Blue Corn Saison, Proper Pumpkin Beer Imperial Stout, Moody Hues Hazy IPA, Petite West Hazy Pale Ale, Native Land Hazy IPA, Mâs y Mâs Imperial Stout, Galactic Roadtrip IPA, Beer League #5: Breakfast Sour, Mistletoe on the Mesa (Hazy). Proper Pecan Beer (Imperial Stout) arrives Friday.
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).
UPDATED>>>Cans: Denim Tux Lager, Desert Water, Native Land Hazy IPA (a national collaboration in honor of Native American Heritage Month), Shadow on the Trail (Dark Czech Lager), Mâs y Mâs Imperial Stout, Luminaria Vienna Lager, Mistletoe on the Mesa (Hazy). Proper Pecan arrives Friday. Western Wonderland Winter IPA and Buffalo Plaid Baltic Porter arrive Monday.
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.)
Cans: (Year-round) Ambear Ale, Uppercut IPA, Black and Blue Tart, Chocolate Milk Stout, Headlock Hazy IPA, Body Czech Pilsner; (Seasonal) New Mexi-kolsch, OktoBEARFest (brewery only), Oso Otoño Brown Ale, Bear Knuckle IPA, Scotch Rocket, VantaBlack Russian Imperial Stout, Drink the Rich Imperial Pastry Stout, Metal Head American Stout. Super Cereal returns this Saturday.
UPDATED>>>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, Illusion IPA, Oso Otoño Brown Ale, Lucky 7 IPA, P.O.G. Slammer (Fruited Summer Ale), Glass Jaw IPA, Metal Head Stout, OktoBEARFest, Falcon Mountain IPA, Loose Seal Pale Ale, Bear Knuckle IPA. Murkito Hazy Pale Ale is now available.
Events: (Firestone) Saturday—Holiday Market, noon-6 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 11 a.m.-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, Merry Cranberry Cider, Autumn Harvest Extra Brown Ale, XXIPA. BBA Singularity Imperial Stout is now on tap and available in cans.
News: Brew Lab 101 is currently collecting gently used coats, hats, gloves, and scarves for adults and children, so donate if you can!
Weekly Events: Wednesday—Trivia, 7 p.m.; Monday—Singo!, 7 p.m.
B2B Garden Brewery — (505) 407-2046
(Mon-Weds 4-8 p.m., Thurs noon-8 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-9 p.m., Sun noon-8 p.m.)
UPDATED>>>Growler Fills: Oso IPA, Oso Double IPA, The Duke English Pale Ale, Old Yelper Red Rye, La Cueva Mexican Lager, Grande Oatmeal Stout. The trio of seasonal stouts — Pumpkin, Expresso, Black Cherry — are now available.
Events: Saturday—B2B is having their first annual SantaCon, so dress in your finest holiday apparel and win some prizes.
Canteen Brewhouse — (505) 881-2737 (brewery), (505) 200-2344 (taproom)
(Brewery and Taproom: Sun-Wed 12-9 p.m., Thurs-Sat 12-10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) Flashback IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Pecos Trail Brown, Dark ‘n Lusty Stout, Exodus IPA; (seasonals) Dougie Fresh Pale (fresh hop pale), Mango Cider, Citrasmash IPA, North 14 Pale Ale, Munich Dunkel, Grundy Thunder Porter, Wee Bit Loco (Scottish Ale), Panama Joe Coffee Stout, Strawberry Basil Gose, Burq Reynolds Hazy IPA (brewery only), Wicked Raven Russian Imperial Stout, Export Pale Lager. Tangerine Wheat, and Apricot Lager are now on tap.
Cans: Exodus IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Laid Back Lager, High Plains Pils, Pink Warrior, Strawberry Basil Gose (brewery only), Panama Joe Coffee Stout, Wicked Raven Russian Imperial Stout, Export Pale Lager.
Live Music: (Brewery) Thursday—Porter Draw, 6-9 p.m., Sunday—WesternHers, 4-7 p.m.
Other Events: (Brewery) Wednesday—Brain Gang Trivia, 6 p.m. Sunday—Lager Liftoff 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176
(Thurs-Sun 3-8 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Zombie Apocalypse Lager, Gold Medal Hefe, Oktoberfest, Jon’s Hops Kin ESB, Merry Sol IPA, Spooky Vanilla Stout, The Duke’s Red Ale, Coyote Brown Ale.
Live Music: Wednesday—Chuck Seeley, 5-8 p.m.; Thursday—Dan O’Brien, 5-8 p.m.; Friday—Trick Meyers, 5-8 p.m.; Saturday—Johnny Lloyd, 5-8 p.m.; Sunday—Dan O’Brien, 5-8 p.m.
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, Stout, Porter, Guava Wheat, Sweet Potato Cream 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; (seasonal) Stay Goalden, Marryin Berries (Fruited Gose), Mind Mischief (Cold IPA), Intergalactic Pale Reality, Greggary Peccary DIPA, Nevermore (Black Barleywine), Emergency Cardigan (West Coast IPA), Ruminator Doppelbock, Diciembrew Winter Ale. I Come From a Land Dortmunder will be tapped by this weekend. Kill the Sun ‘21 will be tapped today (Wednesday).
Cans: The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Kill the Sun ’20 (Raspberry), Cactus Wins the Lottery, Stay Goalden, Ruminator Doppelbock, Marryin Berries (Fruited Gose), Intergalactic Pale Reality (2021 GABF Silver Medal Winner), Nevermore (Black Barleywine), Emergency Cardigan (West Coast IPA), Cadillac Dreams Hazy IPA. Kill the Sun ’21 (four variants: Classic, French Toast, Coconut Chocolate Almond, and Gingerbread) arrives today (Wednesday).
Bottles: De-Vine Malbec Sour, Platypus Dream Pinot Sour.
Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500
UPDATED>>>Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Luna Rosa Wit, 10 Day Scottish Ale, Nebulas Hazy IPA, Lucha Libre Mexican Lager (temporarily out); (Seasonal) Sleigh Rye’d IPA, The Prequel (Blonde Ale), Passionate Prequel (Blonde Ale with passionfruit), Eternal Darkness Porter, Definitely Call it a Comeback (Imperial Hazy IPA). Flix has als tapped Bisco Cheers, a biscochito inspired Belgian Winter Warmer.
News: Flix has reopened at long last! Full beer list should be coming soon.
Gravity Bound Brewing — (505) 308-3081
(Weds-Thurs 3-9 p.m., Fri 3-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-9 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Where Lightning Strikes (Hoppy Pilsner), Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), Shallow Steps (Hazy IPA), Banana Layer (Dark Fruited Sour), Munich Dunkel.
Cans: Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), No Two Ways (Oatmeal Milk Stout), Banana Layer (Fruited Sour).
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: Tom’s Blonde Ale, Mountain Valley Haze, Princess Peach Wheat, Grizzly Amber, Tin Cup Stout, Hard Seltzer (returns Friday), Vienna Saazage, Pineapple Tart, Strawberry Rhubarb Tart, Merica’s American Pale Ale, Black IPA.
Cans: Grizzly Amber, Vienna Saazage.
Bottles: Barleywine (22 oz. bomber, aged on oak)
High and Dry Brewing — (505) 433-5591
(Mon-Sun 2-8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Yellow Talon (Strawberry Acai Seltzer), Special Shapes #3 (IPA with Idaho 7), Today is Tomorrow (IPL), Allison Chains (Sour), I’m Too Pretty For Pail (Pale Ale), More Like Yesterday (Hazy IPA), I Chews You (IPA), Ghost of a Moon (Pale Ale), Desert Trash (Black IPA), SereniTEA Now! (Tea Ale), Black Hole’s Son (Stout), Constable Reggie (Red Ale).
News: High and Dry will be closed on Monday for an employee holiday party.
Weekly Events: Thursday—Amazing Brewery Quiz, 7 p.m.
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: Sour Raspberry, 505 Lager, D-Lite Ale, Amber Ale, New Hope IPA, XX Export Lager.
Events: Saturday—Naughty is Nice Holiday Burlesque, 9 p.m.
Weekly Events: Thursday—Latin Night, 9-11:30 p.m.; Friday—International DJ Jam, 9 p.m.; Tuesday—Open Mic Comedy, 8 p.m.
Kaktus Brewing — (505) 818-7285
(Mon-Closed, Tues-Thurs 2-9 p.m., Fri 2-10 p.m., Sat 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Helles Lager, Longhair Porter, Puddle Stomper IPA, Amber, Stout, Hard Cider, Formula 1 IPA, Pumpkin Beer.
Bottle-Conditioned Beers: Bigger Ben ESB, Imperial Stout, Barleywine.
Events: Thursday—Got Soul (Blues and More), 6-8 p.m.; Friday—Andrew Paul’s Quartet, 6-8 p.m.; Saturday—The Ugly Sweater Party (Belly Dance Show), Music by Tynker Hafla Band featuring Sitara, 7 p.m.
Weekly Live Music: Wednesday—Jazz Jam, 6-8:30 p.m.; Sunday—Kaktus Kats Blues Jam, 2-5 p.m.
News: Kaktus has procured some new brewing equipment and will be closed from December 20-January 10 while they complete installation.
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 Winter Edition, Gilded Age Porter, Vivid Wild Hazy IPA, Exterior Illumination DIPA.
Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Pyramid Rock Amber, Project Dank Winter Edition; (seasonal) Acclimated APA, Luminosity Hazy IPA, Gilded Age Porter, Fat Otis (Hazy DIPA), Munich Dunkel, A Wise Man’s Fear DIPA, Exterior Illumination DIPA.
Bottles: La Negra Reserve will be available Friday.
News: La Cumbre has partnered with Marble and Rio Rancho Albertsons for a clothing drive (all of December) benefiting Cuidando Los Niños, so bring your spare coats, hats, gloves and socks and do some good.
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). Copper Canyon Pale Ale, which benefits the Aljaba Casa Hogar children’s home in Mexico, is now on tap.
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, You’ll Never Walk Alone Red Ale. Bitter Blue (English Bitter) is now on tap.
News: 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.
Lizard Tail Brewing — (505) 717-1301 (Heights), (505) 200-9810 (Industrial), (505) 503-7675 (Nob Hill)
(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, Nob Hill: Mon-Wed 2-10 p.m., Thurs-Sat 12 p.m.-12 a.m., Sun 12-8 p.m.)
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, Schwarzbier, Apricot Mango Cider, Ginger Mead, Biscochito Brown Ale.
Live Music: (Heights) Friday—Melissa Rios, 7-10 p.m., Saturday—Ravin Hills, 7-10 p.m.; (Industrial) Saturday—Hello Darlin’, 7-10 p.m.; (Nob Hill) Saturday—Trinity Soul, 8-11 p.m.
Weekly Events: (Heights) Monday—Open Mic Night w/ James Extes 6-9 p.m., Thursday—Live Mic Karaoke w/ KJ Q, 7:30-11:30 p.m. (not this week); (Industrial) Tuesday—Open Mic Night w/ Felix Peralta, 7-10 p.m., Thursday—Geeks Who Drink 7-10 p.m.; (Nob Hill) Tuesday—Geeks Who Drink 7-10 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!, Pumpkin Noir, Starlight Wheat Ale, Cholo Smooth, Reserve Ale. Imperial Stout will be available Monday.
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) Cholo Smooth, Vienna Lager, Tradition Lager, Buurman Belgian IPA, Day Ghost, Fresh Outta Context, Schwarzbier, Reserve Ale (Heights and Westside only), Autumn Roast Lager (Heights and Westside only), Plum Saison with Brett (Heights and Westside only), Grow Jet Skis (Heights and Westside only), Rummy Dummy (English-style brown ale aged for 1.5 years in rum barrels). Prickly Pear Gose is now on tap at all locations.
News: Marble has partnered with La Cumbre and Rio Rancho Albertsons for a clothing drive for all of December, benefiting Cuidando Los Niños, so bring your spare coats, hats, gloves and socks and do some good.
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, Chocolate Porter; (seasonal) Lush Imperial Stout, USS Vienna Amber Lager, New Mexico Snow Storm IPA, Beam Me Up (Higher) Scotty.
Cans: Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Honey Chamomile Wheat. Lush Imperial Stout is also available in 16-ounce cans.
Bottles: A limited number of 2019 Lush & Aphotic Imperial Stout bottles are for sale.
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) Peach Wheat, Blackberry Spice Beer, IPP (Cold IPA), Buurman Belgian IPA.
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), Prince of Dortness (Dortmunder), Italian Pilsner, Amber Lager, The Hop to El Dorado (Hazy IPA), Tardy to das Party (Oktoberfest).
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: Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 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), 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, Pining for Maple Breakfast Brown (Collab with New Mexico Piñon Coffee).
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). Prost Malone Oktoberfest (through distribution, not taprooms), Pining for Maple Breakfast Brown. Cans are not available at the ABQAx Taproom.
News: Levine’s Gardens, a new outdoor space on Main Street in Clovis, is closed for the season, but will reopen in 2022.
ReSource Brewing — (505) 312-8107
(Tues-Thurs 2-9 p.m., Fri 2-10 p.m., Sat noon-10 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, Helles of a Year, Little Red Riding Hop, Doppelgänger IPA (ReSource Rotation), High on Pino Amber Ale (ReSource Rotation), ReSource Rarity Small Batch: The Patricia Reichardt, a peppermint-infused American stout.
News: ReSource is collecting donations for Joy Junction currently, so bring your gently used and new winter clothing and do some good.
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, Send It Pilsner, Putin Royale (Russian imperial stout aged in cognac barrels).
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills only: All the canned varieties, plus ESB Amber, Strawberry Hefeweizen, Peach Tea Ale, Half Baked (double fudge marshmallow coconut pastry stout), Green Tea Ale, 95 Schillings (Scotch Ale), Slow Pour Pils.
Weekly Events: Tuesday—Karaoke Night, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday—Bravo 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.
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: Basecamp IPA, Crystal Method Lager, A Tribe Called Kolsch, Viking Ale (Kviek), Crystal Kölsch, Cafe Seca Stout. The brewery tapped Smoke on the Lager and has a cask of Seca Stout on cacao nibs today (Wednesday) only.
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, Jam on It (Fruited Berliner Weisse), North Valley Brown, Odd Yiere (Biere de Garde aged in Sheehan Winery barrels), Chronically Juicy, Half Time Lager, Lullaby Dry Stout. For every pint sold of 50 Shades of Pink, a grapefruit kettle sour, a portion of the proceeds will go to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
News: Sobremesa is doing a Christmas toy drive so bring a new toy to donate through December 22nd, and get $1 off pints.
Weekly 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), L.A. Woman (Blonde), Starr Struck (IPA), Red Zeppelin (Red), Lampshade Porter, Angel’s Flight (Fruit), Delta Blues (Gose), Monkey Knuckle (Coconut Porter), Warface DIPA, Tamalewood Nights (Amber), Trolls in the Mist (Hazy IPA), Zombies in the Manger (Biscochito Stout).
Steel Bender Brewyard — (505) 433-3537
(Open daily 11 a.m. -8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) Skull Bucket IPA, Red Iron Red, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Blue Corn Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, Esmerelda Italian Pilsner, Steel Bender Cider; (seasonal) Blue Bullet Stout (Nitro), 2021 Los Ranchos Cider, Mango Dynamite, Brickie American Stout, ‘Tis the Saison (Cellared). The Four Casks of Christmas will feature Black Forest Brickie which was conditioned with chocolate covered cherries and will be paired with a Red Chile Biscochito Crunch from Celina’s (Red Chile Biscochitos topped with toffee, dark chocolate, sea salt, and pecans).
Bottles: Ned’s Sour Pail, The Judy, 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, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Blue Corn Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, The Village Wit (Can Conditioned), Blackberry Dynamite, Esmerelda Italian Pilsner, Mango Dynamite, Brickie American Stout, Double Barrel-Aged Brickie.
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), El Ojo Rojo (Red Ale), Odin’s Eye, I Hope They Serve Beer In Helles, Batch 100 DIPA, To the Nines IPA, Good Gourd, Huning Highlander Scotch Ale. Biscochito Líquido.
Live Music: Saturday-Eli Del Puerto, 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 Hazy IPA, Lupulin Guardian IPA, Shaman Stout, Sacred ALTar, Mystic Rye; (seasonals) Raspberry Sour, Tropical Storm Lager, New Mexico Dark Lager, Sabro DIPA.
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, Scorpion Hazy IPA, Extra Special Bitter, Zappa IPA, Hazy Conditions IPA, Bloody Helles, Turkey Drool, Dune Double IPA, Cranberry Ginger Cider.
Cans: Acreage IPA, New Mexican Lager, Haymaker Honey Wheat, Mustachio Milk Stout, Delicious Red Apple Cider, Blood Orange Cider.
Live Music: (Nob Hill) Thursday—David Garcia, 7 p.m.; Saturday—Casey Mraz, 7 p.m.; (Wells Park) Thursday—Tractor of Terror: The Exorcist, 7 p.m.; Friday—Jimmy Deveney’s Keep it Local Showcase, 8 p.m.; Saturday—Goth Night & Holiday Dark Market, 8 p.m.; (Westside) Thursday—Not All Heroes Wear Capes Night, 5 p.m.; Friday—DJ Fishbowl, 6 p.m.; Saturday—Michael Anthony Giudicissi, 7 p.m.; (Los Lunas) Thursday—Ugly Sweater Christmas Karaoke, 6:30 p.m.; Friday—Kyle Murphy, 7 p.m.; Saturday—Outlaws N Sinners, 7 p.m.
Other Weekly Events: (Wells Park) Sunday—Geeks Who Drink, 7 p.m.; Tuesday—Taco Tuesday Karaoke, 7 p.m.; (Nob Hill) Wednesday—Tractor Trivia League, 7 p.m.; (Westside) 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), Delta Ex (ESB), In Port Order, Get Bock Inside!, Byways Haze, StufStuf Stout, Deutsches Pils, Perpetual Black Session (Schwarzbier).
News: Pints and growler/crowler fills of Forward Standard are currently $1 off.
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, Barrel-Aged Dragon King, Barrel-Aged Prince Jack.
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, Que Picante (red chile rauchbier), Como Pica (green chile rauchbier), Llorona (Kviek Lager), Salty Dog (Imperial Stout), Barrel-Aged Stoked (Smoked Ale), Big T (Tart Ale), La Toxico (Hazy IPA).
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., Closed Tues-Wed.)
Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Vanilla Porter, Amberillo, Gatekeeper IPA, Feathers’ Brown, Prieta Especial Mexican Lager, Mexican Lager, Road Runner IPA, Hidden Mountain Stout, Brewmaster P’s American Wheat, Whiteout Stout.
Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Cans: Germophile, Petit Blanche – Foeder Base, Monster of the Week (collaboration sour tripel with Wren House Brewing), Fields of Rye, IPA.
Bottles: Reverie De Peche, Tea for Two, Biere de Mars, Supernatant (Fruited Sour), Teosinte (Farmhouse Ale).
Draft: Agent Scully (IPA) – Season 5, Episode 5; Germophile, Fields of Rye, Petit Blanche – Foeder Base, Petit Blanche – Nelson Sauvin, Reinheistgenot (Kolsch), Mountain of Light (Gose-Style Wheat Ale), Supernatant (Fruited Sour), Teosinte (Farmhouse Ale).
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, Adobe Igloo. Call any location for a list of current draft seasonals.
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)
(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/Original only), Sloppy Sloth Citra Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Southern Hemisphere 2920 IPA, Zapparado Pale Ale (Rufina only), One for 5 Hazy Pale Ale, Boneshaker Amber, Brown Ale (Original only), Southern Passion Sloppy Sloth Hazy IPA, Jack Plane Porter (Imperial Cherrywood Smoked Porter/Original only). Gose Town (Strawberry Rhubarb Kettle Sour/Rufina only), Cream Stout. Both versions (British and West Coast) of 2021 Barleywine will be released this Thursday.
UPDATED>>>Draft/Growler Fills: 2920 IPA, Boneshaker Amber, Cream Stout, Czech Pilsner, House IPA, Mosaic Sloppy Sloth Hazy IPA, Rod’s Best Bitter, Agua Fria Pilsner (Rufina only), Chin-Gose (Rufina and Original only),Southern Passion Sloppy Sloth Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Zombie Star Double Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Brown Ale (Railyard only), Gose Town (Railyard only), British Mild (Rufina and Original only), Jack Plane Porter (Rufina and Railyard only), Pecos Porter (Railyard only), Kolsch (Rufina and Railyard only). Red’s Best Sour was tapped for the brewery’s 25th anniversary.
Events: (Original Location) Friday—25th anniversary celebration, 6-9 p.m.; (Rufina) Thursday—2021 Barleywine release party, 4-10 p.m.
Live Music: (Rufina) Friday—Anthony Sutton & The Shiner’s Club Jazz Band, 8-10:30 p.m.
News: The kitchen has reopened at the original location.
Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery — (505) 303-3808
(Agua Fria Taproom: Thurs-Sat 4-11 p.m.; Bisbee Court Tasting Room: Weds-Fri 4-9 p.m.)
Cans: Sunrise Lager, Sunset Hazy IPA, Blue Corn Lager, Double Sunset Hazy IPA.
Bottles: Dry Hopped Tripel, Double Brown, Agave Aged Molé Stout Sour Series (Red Ale, Cherry Red, Blood Orange Cranberry Red, Brown Ale, Blackberry Brown, Black Currant Brown). Funk Farm (farmhouse ale) is now available at both taprooms.
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Sunrise Lager, Dunkel Lager, Patio Pale Ale, Sunset IPA, Honey Double IPA, Funk Farm, Imperial Red, Agave Aged Molé Stout. Take note, no crowlers at Bisbee Taproom.
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: Canyon Rim Rye, Wine Grape Wild Ale, 1867 India Porter, New Mexi Lager, Barnacle Babes Belgian Dubbel, Tusk and Bone Hazy IPA, Prometheus Pilsner. New this week are 1907 Henley’s Holiday Scotch Beer and Holiday Helles Bock.
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: (Silver City) Saturday—The Gila Lobsters, 8-11 p.m.
Weekly Events: (Las Cruces) Wednesday—Open Mic, 8-11 p.m.; Thursday—Karaoke, 7-11 p.m.
Red River Brewing — (575) 754-4422
(Open Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Lazy Bear Blonde, Greenie Peak Wheat, Kitchen Sink Red Ale, Catskinner IPA, Copper Chair Amber, Angry Bear Blonde (Double Blonde), Prospector Porter, Cabin Fever Pilsner, Bad Medicine Honey DIPA, Midnight Meadows Oatmeal Stout (nitro), Tucker Brau Marzen, Back 40 Farmhouse Ale.
Live Music: Sunday—Dave Mensch, 6:30 p.m.
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. Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout is now on tap.
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. Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout is now available in four-packs.
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, Street Taco Lager, Red Maven, Absolute Zero Cold IPA, Strawberry Wheat, Bad Bully Pale Ale, Monticello Green Chile Amber Ale, La Catrina Black Lager, Star Destroyer Imperial IPA, Nut Brown Ale, Honey Winter Ale, WBA Stout, 2021 Truth Serum Barleywine, Pineapple Habañero Sour.
Bottles: 2018 Truth Serum (Las Cruces only), 2018 Whiskey Barrel-Aged Truth Serum (Las Cruces only), 2019 Truth Serum Barleywine (Las Cruces only), WBA Stout, Honey Winter Ale. 2021 Truth Serum.
Events: Tuesday—Second Tuesday Trivia, 7 p.m.; Thursday—Third Thirsty Thursday w/Reed Riche feat. Llavz 6-9 p.m.; Saturday—DJ Hotwheels & Nick & Lindsay Holiday Show 4-10 p.m.
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May your home and hearth be merry, and your Yule be bright, Skål! Support local!
— Franz Solo