All of us in the Crew, Erin especially, were saddened to hear the recent news of the death of actress and animal rights activist Betty White. Well, the good folks over at Tractor have decided to honor her on what would have been her 100th birthday this coming Monday. If you head down to Wells Park that day from 2 to 7 p.m., you can watch a Golden Girls marathon, and $1 from every pint of beer and cider sold will go to Animal Humane. Here’s to you, Ms. White, and all the good you did on this world! This week will also feature a couple of cool markets, some new beers in cans, and two old favorites returning in package for the first time in a while.
Boese Brothers recently added an Imperial Stout. Ex Novo put The Garrison (Pub Ale) on nitro. Gravity Bound asks What’s the Rush with its latest hazy IPA. Harmon Lane tapped You Hopin Kolschin Me. High and Dry added Sharin’ Sharon (Fruited Sour) and Ice-Bergamot, Right Ahead! (IPA). ReSource tapped its newest Rarity Series beer, Buna Bira Coffee Saison. Starr Brothers brought back Brown Chicken Brown Cow. (UPDATES) Boxing Bear added Barrel-Aged Oso Oatmeal Brown Ale. Canteen tapped Zdeno Dark Czech Lager and Lenetsky Pale Ale. Marble added its take on Native Land IPA. ReSource released Severe Memory Leak Blackberry Sour.
Up in Santa Fe, Second Street brought back Low Winter Sun and Otowi Pale Ale. Over in Los Alamos, Bathtub Row tapped Old School Pale Ale. (UPDATE) Rowley Farmhouse Ales tapped Petite Blanche-Galaxy.
Bosque will drop Scale Tipper cans up on the world this Friday. Bow & Arrow will release Wow. Pow. (cherry cobbler inspired fruited sour) this Friday after it was delayed from last week, plus Paradox of Choice Hazy IPA V.2 will also debut. Harmon Lane canned its new session IPA, Hoppy New Beer, and also has it on draft. La Cumbre will release Neon Rodeo Hazy DIPA on Friday. Marble just brought back cans and draft of DIPA this week. Red Door will release the 2022 edition of its Mail Order Russian Imperial Stout in bottles and on draft this Friday.
As we noted last week, we are no longer listing events with each brewery capsule, but we will always include a few notable events here.
Friday — Goth Night & Dark Market, Tractor Wells Park, 8 p.m.
Saturday — Nightmare After Christmas Post-Holiday Market, Boxing Bear Original, 3-7 p.m.
Also, Bosque will be at Ski Santa Fe on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with live music, games, contests, and merchandise as prizes. They will be pouring Open Space Haze, Riverwalker IPA, Pistol Pete’s 1888 Blonde Ale, and Beyond the Trees Cider.
Monday — Betty White Fundraiser/Golden Girls Marathon, Tractor Wells Park, 2-7 p.m.
As always, if we have missed any beers, 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; (seasonal) Double Dead Red, Imperial Stout, Blueberry Sour (Brewpub/Los Alamos only), Mango Cider (Downtown only), Pomegranate Cider (Downtown/Los Alamos only), Apricot Cider (Brewpub only), Ginger Cider (Brewpub only).
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, MK2 Pale Ale, High Speed Low Drag Lager, Operation Single Hop, Bombs Away IPA, Actuator IPA, S.A.F. P.O.G. Juice, Dunkelweizen, Independence Amber, Anniversary IPA, Harvest Apple Beer, Blacked Out Stout.
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, Royally Stuffed (Cookie Stout). Scale Tipper IPA returns this Friday.
Draft/Growler Fills: All year-round cans, plus Pickle Up Effect, Lt. Archibald (Brown Porter), Tangerine Riverwalker IPA, Royally Stuffed (all but Nob Hill), Club Grimly (Frappuccino Porter/North, Nob Hill, LC Public House only), Modern Vigilante (DIPA/North, Nob Hill, Santa Fe only), Ultra Super Special Red (Las Cruces taprooms only), Crimson & Clover (Cherry Honey Ale/Nob Hill 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, Scenic West Hazy IPA, Desert Water; (seasonal) Foederland Farmhouse Ale, Vida West Mexican Dark Lager, Petite West Hazy Pale Ale, Mâs y Mâs Imperial Stout, Mistletoe on the Mesa (Hazy), Luminaria Vienna Lager, Proper Pecan Beer (Imperial Stout).
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, Desert Water, Shadow on the Trail (Dark Czech Lager), Mâs y Mâs Imperial Stout, Luminaria Vienna Lager, Mistletoe on the Mesa (Hazy), Proper Pecan Beer, Western Wonderland Winter IPA, Buffalo Plaid Baltic Porter, Magic Desert Shop BBA Stout V.1, Magic Desert Shop V.2, Paradox of Choice (West Coast Hazy IPA). Wow. Pow. (cherry cobbler inspired fruited sour) and Paradox of Choice V.2 (the hazy version) will be released Friday.
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.
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. Barrel-Aged Oso Oatmeal Brown Ale was just tapped.
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, X-IPA 7.0, Ludicrous Speed Scotch Ale, Peachy Keen Cider, Sexi Numexi Mexican Lager, Sienna Red IPA, Merry Cranberry Cider, BBA Singularity Imperial Stout. Theobroma Cacao is now on tap and available in cans.
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.)
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.
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.)
UPDATED>>>Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house) Flashback IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Pecos Trail Brown, Dark & Lusty Stout, Exodus IPA, La Luz Wheat, Laid Back Lager; (seasonals) Pineapple Cider, North 14 Pale Ale, Grundy Thunder Porter, Wee Bit Loco (Scottish Ale), Panama Joe Coffee Stout, Burq Reynolds Hazy IPA (taproom only), Wicked Raven Russian Imperial Stout, Tangerine Wheat, Dougie Fresh Pale (brewery only), Export Pale Lager (taproom only), Rum BA Panama Joe (brewery only). The newest additions are Zdeno Dark Czech Lager and Lenetsky Pale Ale.
Cans: Exodus IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Laid Back Lager, High Plains Pils, Flashback IPA, Wicked Raven Russian Imperial Stout, Export Pale Lager, Rum BA Panama Joe.
Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176
(Thurs-Sun 3-8 p.m.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Zombie Apocalypse Lager, Gold Medal Hefe, Jon’s Hops Kin ESB, Merry Sol IPA, Coyote Brown Ale, Ghost Stout, Spruce Tip, Yule Lager.
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. Prosecco Beer (fruited ale) is back on tap.
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), Greggary Peccary DIPA, Nevermore (Black Barleywine), Ruminator Doppelbock, Rescuers Down Munder, Kill the Sun ‘21 — Classic, Almond Joy; Doctor’s Note (Juicy IPA), Where the Mild Things Are (English mild ale), Penguin Tuxedo Stout. The Garrison, a pub ale on nitro, was just tapped.
Cans: The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Cactus Wins the Lottery, Stay Goalden, Ruminator Doppelbock, Marryin’ Berries (Fruited Gose), Nevermore (Black Barleywine), Cadillac Dreams Hazy IPA. Kill the Sun ’21 — Classic, French Toast, Almond Joy, Gingerbread; Doctor’s Note (Juicy IPA), Penguin Tuxedo Stout, Where the Mild Things Are, Brexit Through the Gift Shop (English IPA).
Bottles: De-Vine Malbec Sour, Platypus Dream Pinot Sour.
Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500
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 also tapped Bisco Cheers, a biscochito-inspired Belgian Winter Warmer.
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), Banana Layer (Fruited Sour), Leisure Dream (Hazy IPA), Subtitles On (Munich Dunkel), No Time to Idle (Dry-Hopped Fruited Sour), What’s the Rush (Hazy IPA).
Cans: Where Lightning Strikes (Hoppy Pilsner), Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), Banana Layer (Fruited Sour), No Time to Idle (Dry-Hopped 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, Vienna Saazage, Merica’s American Pale Ale, Under Pressure Bourbon Stout, Red Chile Imperial Farmhouse, You Hopin Kolschin Me, Hoppy New Beer Session IPA.
Cans: Merica’s American Pale Ale, Tom’s Blonde Ale, Princess Peach, Hoppy New Beer.
High and Dry Brewing — (505) 433-5591
(Mon 4-8 p.m., Tues-Thurs 4-9 p.m., Fri noon-9 p.m., Sat noon-8 p.m., Sun 2-8 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Yellow Talon (Strawberry Acai Seltzer), Special Shapes #3 (IPA with Idaho 7), 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), Black Hole’s Son (Stout), Constable Reggie (Red Ale), Ghost Fruit (Gose), Supply Chain Issues (Light Lager). New this week are Ice-Bergamot, Right Ahead! (IPA) and Sharin’ Sharon (Fruited Sour).
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)
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Sour Raspberry, 505 Lager, D-Lite Ale, Amber Ale, New Hope IPA, XX Export Lager. Mickey Mum’s (Italian) Pilsner is now on tap.
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.
Bottle-Conditioned Beers: Bigger Ben ESB, Imperial Stout, Barleywine.
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, Project Dank Winter Edition, Gilded Age Porter, Vivid Wild Hazy IPA. Neon Rodeo Hazy DIPA arrives in cans and on draft this Friday.
Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Pyramid Rock Amber, Project Dank Winter Edition; (seasonal) Acclimated APA, Gilded Age Porter, Munich Dunkel, Exterior Illumination DIPA, Weizenbock. Barley’s Wine and 2020 Siberian Silk Baltic Porter were just tapped.
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), Lupita Lupulosa (Hoppy Red 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.
Lava Rock Brewing — (505) 836-1022
(Mon closed, Tues-Thurs 3-10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.–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, Imperial Stout.
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, Reptilian IPA, Legless Double IPA, Alligator Abbey, Chameleon Amber, Basilisk Brown, Black Bearded Oatmeal Stout; (seasonal) Musical Highway Pale Ale,Bavarian Pilsner, Red Lager, Desert Night India Black, Dank Azz DIPA, Strawberry Sour, Schwarzbier, Apricot Mango Cider, Ginger Mead, Apricot Grand Cru, Apple Pear Cider, Berry Cider, Dubbel, English Pale Ale.
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, Cholo Smooth, Reserve Ale, Imperial Stout. DIPA has returned for a limited time.
UPDATED>>>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, Day Ghost, Prickly Pear Gose, Spruce Moose Stout, Sabro IPA, Blackberry Gose, DIPA (Downtown and Heights only), Buurman Belgian IPA (Heights and Westside only), Imperial Stout (Heights and Westside only), Schwarzbier (Heights and Westside only), Fresh Outta Context (Heights and Westside only), Vienna Lager (Heights and Westside only), Grow Jet Skis (Westside only). Native Land IPA has been tapped.
Nexus Brewery — (505) 242-4100 (brewery), (505) 445-1545 (Blue Smokehouse)
(Brewery: Sun noon-8:30 p.m., Mon closed, Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-8:30 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.
News: The main Nexus location will be temporarily closed on Mondays due to a staffing shortage. They hope to return to seven days a week in February.
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.)
Draft/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, IPP (Cold IPA), Italian Pilsner.
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, The Hop to El Dorado (Hazy IPA), Tardy to das Party (Oktoberfest), Clean Pair of Schwarz (Schwarzbier). Irish Handcuffs Imperial Stout is now on tap.
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: Vanilla Cream Ale, Irish Red Ale, West Coast IPA, Mic Czech Pilsner, Pining for Maple Breakfast Brown, Unhinged Sour Cherry Cider, Blonde Ale (Downtown and Clovis only), Tropical Synonyms (Downtown and Clovis only), Unhinged Cider (Downtown and Clovis only). Mail Order Russian Imperial Stout will return this Friday at Downtown and Clovis, both on draft and in bottles. There will also be limited numbers of bottles from past years for sale.
Cans: Mic Vanilla Cream Ale, Irish Red Ale, West Coast IPA, Unhinged Cider, Unhinged Sour Cherry Cider, New England IPA, 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-8 p.m.)
UPDATED>>>Draft/32- and 64-ounce Growler Fills: Que, Swiss? Lager, Clown Car Kolsch, Moral Compass IPA, Equality Stout, Bert Lips Schwarzbier, High on Pino Amber Ale, Helles of a Year (ReSource Rotation), Doppelgänger IPA (ReSource Rotation), Buna Bira Coffee Saison (ReSource Rarity). The newest ReSource Rotation, Severe Memory Leak Blackberry Sour, is now on tap.
Bottles: ReSource now has 12-ounce bottles of their core beers available individually, or as a mixed four-pack. They will also take back your empty bottles and four-packs for re-use.
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. The new monthly First Friday series of specialty beers kicked off with Occu-Pied, a Boston cream pie pastry stout.
Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: 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, Putin Royale (Russian imperial stout aged in cognac barrels). Barleywine and Repeat Offender (American IPA) are now on tap.
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, MX Lager, A Tribe Called Kolsch, Viking Ale (Kviek), Seca Stout, Smoke on the Lager, Mexican Dark Lager, Pub Ale, Italian Pilsner.
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, North Valley Brown, Odd Yiere (Biere de Garde aged in Sheehan Winery barrels), Chronically Juicy, Half Time Lager, Lullaby Dry Stout, Poquito (Italian) Pils. 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.
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). Brown Chicken Brown Cow is back on tap.
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) Mango Dynamite, Brickie American Stout, No Place Like Home (Ruby Mild), Pour Vida Coffee Porter.
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).
Cans: Skull Bucket IPA, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Blue Corn Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, 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, Batch 100 DIPA, Huning Highlander Scotch Ale, Biscochito Líquido.
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, Luna De Los Muertos Russian Imperial Stout.
Cans: Acreage IPA, New Mexican Lager, Haymaker Honey Wheat, Mustachio Milk Stout, Delicious Red Apple Cider, Blood Orange Cider.
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), Our Time (Wheat Ale).
Turtle Mountain Brewing Company — (505) 994-9497 (Original), (505) 404-0414 (North)
(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) In Port Order (English-American Porter), Get Bock Inside!, StufStuf Stout (Minted Cookie Stout/Brewery only), Deutsches Pils, Perpetual Black Session (Schwarzbier), Forward Standard (Steam/North only).
News: Turtle Mountain North is now open!
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), Imperial Pinche Guey 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 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Closed Tues, Wed-Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.)
Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Feathers’ Brown, Prieta Especial Mexican Lager, Mexican Lager, Road Runner IPA, Hidden Mountain Stout, Brewmaster P’s American Wheat, Whiteout Stout, Atavist IPA, Pick Your Krausen Berliner Weisse.
Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719
(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)
Cans: Germophile, Monster of the Week (collaboration sour tripel with Wren House Brewing), Fields of Rye, IPA, Mountain of Light (Gose-style Wheat Ale), Mountain of Light – Apricot.
Bottles: Reverie De Peche, Tea for Two, Biere de Mars, Supernatant (Fruited Sour), Teosinte (Farmhouse Ale), Grandissant – 4x Cerise (Fruited Sour).
UPDATED>>>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), Monster of the Week (Sour Tripel), Mountain of Light – Apricot. Petite Blanche-Galaxy is the new variant on tap.
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, Winsor Trail Pale Ale, One for 5 Hazy Pale Ale (Original only), Boneshaker Amber, Sloppy Sloth Mosaic Hazy IPA, Gose Town (Strawberry Rhubarb Kettle Sour/Rufina only), Cream Stout (Rufina only), Barleywine Mixed Pack (Rufina only), Kölsch (Rufina only).
Draft/Growler Fills: 2920 IPA, Agua Fria Pilsner,Boneshaker Amber, Cream Stout, ESB, House IPA, Rod’s Best Bitter, Sloppy Sloth Mosaic Hazy IPA, 25th Anniversary Red (Rufina and Original only), Chin-Gose (Rufina and Railyard only), Zombie Star Double Hazy IPA (Rufina and Railyard only), Kölsch (Rufina and Railyard only). Low Winter Sun and Otowi Pale Ale have returned to taps at Rufina.
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, Honey DIPA.
Bottles: Dry Hopped Tripel, Double Brown, Dry Hopped Imperial Red, Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout, Sour Series (Red Ale, Cherry, Blood Orange Cranberry, Brown Ale, Blackberry, Blueberry). 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, Gunpowder Ale (Barrel-Aged Strong Pale Ale), Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout, Helles in Wonderland. Take note, no crowlers at Bisbee Taproom.
Other breweries you need to visit
Bathtub Row Brewing — (505) 500-8381
(Mon-Wed 2-10 p.m., Thurs 2-11 p.m., Fri-Sat noon-11 p.m., Sun noon-10 p.m.)
Draft/Crowler Fills: Hoppenheimer IPA, Barnacle Babes Belgian Dubbel, Prometheus Pilsner, 1907 Henley’s Holiday Scotch Beer, Holiday Helles Bock, Caldera Kolsch, Native Land Hazy IPA, Old School Pale Ale.
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.)
Draft/Growler Fills: Smart Blonde, Copper Ale, E-9 Pale Ale, Hop-A-Long Rye Pale Ale, Grumpy Old Troll IPA, Big Ditch Brown, Pendejo Porter, Lucky Toad Lager, Wilderness Wheat.
Cans: Lucky Toad Lager, Hop-A-Long Rye Pale Ale, Grumpy Old Troll IPA, Pendejo Porter.
Red River Brewing and Distilling — (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, Prospector Porter, Cabin Fever Pilsner, Bad Medicine Honey DIPA, Midnight Meadows Oatmeal Stout (nitro), Tucker Brau Marzen, Back 40 Farmhouse Ale, Contagion Pomegranate Sour Ale.
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, 2021 Fireside Tripel, Masquerade Dark Cherry Saison.
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.
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