The Week Ahead in Beer: Fight the Pollening with some great new brews

The dynamic duo of Franz Solo, left, and Stoutmeister will have you covered every week for new beer releases and more.

ACHOO! Ah, yes, spring in New Mexico, better known as The Pollening. Actually, wait, isn’t it still winter? Nope, spring. Nah, winter. All right, look, we are as tired of the constantly fluctuating weather as all of you are by now, but the good news there is still beer. Lots of beer. Lots of delicious beer. As March Madness approaches, there is a wide variety of awesome brews coming out this week, plus some cool events including the start of Steel Bender’s five-day anniversary party, and it should help us all avoid whatever the heck it is we are allergic to outdoors. Well, maybe not, but at least for a few glorious moments per pint, we can forget about the pollen-choked skies.

New Draft: 

Bombs Away tapped M1A2 Common and will have Just an Amber back soon. Canteen brings back Helles Awaits and Export Lager on Friday. Casa Vieja is thinking ahead with American Summer Blonde Ale and Casa Blanca. Downshift has brought its second beer, Snow Day Hazy IPA, to Outpost 1706 in Old Town. Harmon Lane gets into the season early with O’Danny Boy’s Red. High and Dry tapped Vermillion Waves (Red IPA). ReSource tapped Brave Noise Mango & Chile Pale Ale, which we wrote about in detail here. Starr Brothers recently brought back its pale ale, Green Manalishi. Steel Bender will tap Big DIPA, the first of its five anniversary beers, on Sunday. Thirsty Eye tapped Zitrusfrühling, a single-hop Mandarina Bavaria IPA. (UPDATES) Emerald Isle Irish Red is already on tap at Brew Lab 101 in advance of St. Patrick’s Day. Canteen tapped Crimson Pale. Sidetrack added Expedition IPA.

Up in Santa Fe, Rowley Farmhouse Ales added 18 ∆ MOS, a coffee imperial stout, and Aromatherapy, a hazy IPA. Second Street tapped Toast the Dawn, a helles lager. Over in Los Alamos, Bathtub Row tapped Australian Best Extra Stout, its entry in the Stout Invitational. Down south, Truth or Consequences Brewing has a fresh batch of Airstream Ultra (Light Lager) on tap at the brewery.

New Package:

Canteen brought back Helles Awaits for another run in cans. Ex Novo added a new bottle, Unexpect the Expected, a barrel-aged, mixed-culture, peach saison. La Cumbre rolls out Desert Vibe Hazy DIPA in cans and on draft this Friday. Marble has finally canned longtime favorite Dupy’s Dunkel, which also arrives Friday. Rio Bravo added Dice Roll Hazy IPA, which just won a silver medal at the Best of Craft Beer Awards. Steel Bender will debut Double Key Lime Dynamite in cans and on draft on Monday, followed by bottles and limited draft of Bigger Boat Barleywine on Tuesday. (UPDATE) Ex Novo brings back its GABF gold medal winner, Threat Level Turquoise, in cans and on draft this Friday. Canteen also has Export Pale Lager back in cans. Bow & Arrow has cans of Hola Hazy available.

Notable Events:

As we noted recently, 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 is back at Tractor Wells Park starting at 8 p.m.

Saturday — Thirsty Eye will host Tom Marches On, a tribute to Tom Waits featuring more than a dozen local musicians, starting at 7 p.m.

The Desert Darlings return to Tractor Wells Park for Hops & Dreams: Wizard of Oz Edition, starting at 8 p.m.

Sunday — The Six Pack Running Series kicks off at Canteen from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and just $10 gets you a run, a beer, and a donation to Girls on the Run Rio Grande.

La Cumbre is hosting Cosmic Bowling at Silva Lanes, starting at 2 p.m., but if you did not already register, it’s too late as the event has sold out.

New Mexico United plays its home opener at Isotopes Park at 5 p.m., and the craft beer will almost certainly be flowing at the tailgate beforehand.

Tuesday — Le Chat Lunatique will be on the Murphy Stage at Steel Bender from 5:30 to 8 p.m., as that is the official date of the brewery’s fifth anniversary.

As always, if we have missed any beers or events, please email us at nmdarksidebrewcrew@gmail.com or contact us on social media.

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), Black IPA, Irish Red.

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, Willie Pete Wit, High Speed Low Drag Lager, Operation Single Hop, Bombs Away IPA, Actuator IPA, S.A.F. P.O.G. Juice, Independence Amber, Harvest Apple Beer, Blacked Out Stout, Condition Red Lager, Ten Seconds to Helles, Hazy Chain DIPA v.13. The new M1A2 Common and Just an Amber will be on tap this week.

Bosque Brewing Company — (505) 508-5967 (Nob Hill Public House), (505) 361-1876 (Bosque North), (575) 571-4626 (Las Cruces Public House), (575) 556-9128 (Las Cruces Telshor Taproom), (505) 582-2720 (Restoration Pizza)

(Nob Hill: 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, Scale Tipper IPA, Brewers Bruises (Blueberry Lavender Gose).

Draft/Growler Fills: All year-round cans, plus Lt. Archibald (Brown Porter), Club Grimly (Frappuccino Porter), Modern Vigilante (DIPA), Crimson & Clover (Cherry Honey Ale), Scale Tipper IPA (Telshor only), Driftwood Oatmeal Stout, Brewers Bruises (Blueberry Lavender Gose). Emus and Aardvarks, a dry-hopped blonde ale, is now on tap.

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) Savage Times Sour IPA, Foederland Farmhouse Ale, Vida West Mexican Dark Lager, Buffalo Plaid (Baltic Porter), Wow. Pow. (cherry cobbler inspired fruited sour), Flora Vista Vanilla Oatmeal Stout, Bummin’ Around the Badlands (Pilsner), Paradox of Choice (IPA), Tumbleweeds & Teslas (Hazy IPA), Western Flair (Helles), We Ride at Dawn (Hazy IPA), Future Desert (Mixed Fermentation ale with Buddha’s hand), Sunface (White IPA).

Bottles: Cosmic Arrow Brett Saison, Fast as You Red Sour, 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, Savage Times Sour IPA, Wow. Pow. (cherry cobbler inspired fruited sour), Flora Vista Vanilla Oatmeal Stout, Surf the Mesa (West Coast IPA), Tumbleweeds & Teslas (Hazy IPA), Bummin’ Around the Badlands (Pilsner), Hola Hazy IPA.

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, Scotch Rocket, Drink the Rich Imperial Pastry Stout, Metal Head American Stout.

Draft/Crowler Fills: All year-round canned offerings, plus Apple Bear Hard Cider, New Mexi-Kolsch, Oso Otoño Brown Ale, Metal Head Stout, 2021 VantaBlack Russian Imperial Stout, Drink the Rich Imperial Pastry Stout, 2020 Barrel-Aged VantaBlack Russian Imperial Stout (West Downtown only), Scotch Rocket, Loose Seal Pale Ale (Tramway only), Murkito Hazy Pale Ale, Barrel-Aged Oso Oatmeal Brown Ale, Red Knuckle Irish Red, Super Cereal Hazy DIPA, Nitro Scotch Rocket (Firestone and West Downtown only), Nitro Standing 8 Stout (Firestone and Tramway only), Nitro Drink the Rich (Tramway only), Standing 8 Stout (all but West Downtown).

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.)

UPDATED>>>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, Ludicrous Speed Scotch Ale, Peachy Keen Cider, Sexi Numexi Mexican Lager, Sienna Red IPA, Blue Nebula Blueberry Cider, BBA Singularity Imperial Stout (bottles/cans only), Jane’s Addiction Pomegranate Cider, Honey Brown Ale, Lockdown Porter, X-IPA 8.0 Haze on the Horizon, Strawberry Peak Cider, BOOM Shaka-Lager (Dunkel), Emerald Isle Irish Red. Defused, a non-alcoholic version of Blonde Bombshell, is now on tap and available in cans. A Barleywine is on deck.

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. Two of the seasonal stouts, Pumpkin and Black Cherry, are still 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 (Taproom only), Tangerine Wheat (Taproom only), Zdeno Dark Czech Lager, Lenetsky Pale Ale, Citra Smash, El Gato Gordo Breakfast Stout, Back Foot WC IPA, Irish Red, Sundance Kolsch, Crimson Pale. Helles Awaits and Export Lager return on tap this Friday.

UPDATED>>>Cans: Exodus IPA, Dougie-Style Amber, Laid Back Lager, High Plains Pils, Irish Red, Dark and Lusty Stout, Sundance Kolsch. Helles Awaits and Export Pale Lager cans are now available.

Casa Vieja Brewery — (505) 363-5176

(Thurs-Sun 3-8 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Gold Medal Hefe, Coyote Brown Ale, Spruce Tip, I’ve Got Your Six Hazy IPA, Ye Old Casa Winter Warmer, Wizard of Izz Lager, John’s Hops Kin ESB, American Summer Blonde Ale, Casa Blanca.

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 2-10 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Blue Corn Cream Ale, Extra Pale Ale, Pale Ale (temporarily out), Stout, Rice Lager, Irish Red Ale, Bock, Stout, Porter, Prosecco Beer (fruited ale), Chocolate Cherry Vanilla Stout.

Downshift Brewing at Outpost 1706 — (phone number TBA)

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

Draft/Growler Fills: Resignation Porter, Snow Day Hazy IPA. The first two beers from Ruidoso’s Downshift are now on tap in Old Town. The rest of the current lineup is guest taps from breweries around New Mexico, but look for more Downshift beers in the near future.

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), Where the Mild Things Are (English Mild), Penguin Tuxedo Stout, Brexit Through the Gift Shop (English IPA), Kolton 45 (Porter), Stiff Upper Lip ESB, Mountains and Mountains Stout, V for Vienna, Capybara Quinceañera (West Coast IPA), Indecisive Pale Ale, Bedrock Push Pop IPA.

UPDATED>>>Cans: The Most Interesting Lager in the World, Mass Ascension IPA, Perle Haggard Pilsner, Stay Goalden, Marryin’ Berries (Fruited Gose), Nevermore (Black Barleywine), Kill the Sun ’21 — Classic, French Toast, Almond Joy, Gingerbread; Penguin Tuxedo Stout, Mountains and Mountains Stout, V for Vienna, Capybara Quinceañera (West Coast IPA). For every four-pack sold of Three Cheers for President Whitmore (DIPA), $4 will go to help refugees from the war in Ukraine. A limited number of Eliot IPA four-packs are now available. Threat Level Turquoise returns in cans and on draft this Friday.

Bottles: De-Vine Malbec Sour, Platypus Dream Pinot Sour, Unexpect the Expected.

News: The Corral is now open seven days a week.

Flix Brewhouse — (505) 445-8500

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Luna Rosa Wit, 10 Day Scottish Ale, Nebulas Hazy IPA, Lucha Libre Mexican Lager; (Seasonal) Island Boy Tropical Stout, The Dark Knight Schwarzbier. Coming soon are Saison de Walt (Brett Saison) and Hoppy That! (WC IPA).

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: Subtitles On (Munich Dunkel), Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), Intangible Assets (Hazy IPA), Vague Translation (Imperial Pastry Stout), Living in Denial (Smoothie Sour), Fly Away Home (Table Sour), Post Script (Hazy Pale Ale).

Cans: Proof of Life (Vienna Lager), Vague Translation (Imperial Pastry Stout), Fly Away Home (Table 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, Vienna Saazage, Merica’s American Pale Ale, Under Pressure Bourbon Stout, Red Chile Imperial Farmhouse, Hoppy New Beer Session IPA, O’Danny Boy’s Red. Wind Blows IPA, perhaps the most aptly named spring beer ever, is back on tap.

Cans: Mountain Valley Haze, Grizzly Amber, Tom’s Blonde Ale, Princess Peach Wheat, Hoppy New Beer (single cans only), Hard Seltzer, Merica’s American Pale Ale, Wind Blows IPA, O’Danny Boy’s Red.

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: Special Shapes #3 (IPA with Idaho 7), Ghost of a Moon (Pale Ale), Constable Reggie (Red Ale), Ghost Fruit (Gose), Sharin’ Sharon (Fruited Sour), Dream Hammer (Chai Vanilla Wheat Ale), Stoubtful, Silversteed (Lager), The Dorado (NEIPA), D’Appreciation (Light Lager), Vermillion Waves (Red IPA). Take a Lap, a fruited wheat wine made in collaboration with Sobremesa, is now on tap.

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.

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), Sour Bebe (blackberry sour).

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 London Porter, Puddle Stomper IPA, Stout, Hard Cider, Formula 1 Pale Ale, Winter Warrior Black Ale, Light & Easy, Dark Bock.

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, Obliviscaris Stout, McRojo or No (Red Ale).

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, Acclimated APA; (seasonal) Project Dank Spring Edition, Gilded Age Porter, Vivid Wild Hazy IPA, Hoplaunch IPA, Cactus Shack Hazy DIPA. Desert Vibe Hazy DIPA arrives Friday.

Bottles: Siren Song (Imperial red ale aged in Old Fitzgerald barrels).

Draft/Growler Fills: (house) Elevated IPA, BEER, Slice of Hefen, Malpais Stout, Ryeot IPA, Acclimated APA,Pyramid Rock Amber, Project Dank Winter Edition; (seasonal) Barley’s Wine, Hoplaunch IPA, Vivid Wild Hazy IPA, Siberian Silk (Baltic Porter), Doppelbock (brewery only), Siren Song, Wee Bairn 80 Shilling, Cactus Shack Hazy DIPA, Miles from Cologne.  

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. A limited amount of Hi-Wit is now available on nitro.

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), Sex Panther (Czech Dark Lager).

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) Dank Azz DIPA, Schwarzbier, Ginger Mead, Apricot Grand Cru, Berry Cider, Dubbel, English Pale Ale, Plateau Pale Ale, Porter, Double Chocolate Stout, Biscochito Brown, Cherry Mead, Long Nosed (Tripel).

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, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, Rita!, Cholo Smooth, Reserve Ale, Imperial Stout, DIPA, Safeword IPA. Dupy’s Dunkel arrives in cans for the first time this Friday.

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (house, at all locations) IPA, Red Ale, Double White, Pilsner, Wildflower Wheat, Cerveza, Passionate Gose, Desert Fog Hazy IPA, Double White Triple Berry, Rita!; (seasonal) Doppelator, Wellfellers Brown Ale on nitro, Eastside Special Bitter, Porter, Cereza Cerveza, Cholo Smooth (Downtown and Westside only), Safeword IPA (Downtown and Westside only), Day Ghost (Heights and Westside only), Vienna Lager (Heights and Westside only), Spruce Moose Stout (Heights and Westside only), Blackberry Gose (Westside only), Pilsner XXXtra (Westside only), Schwarzbier (Westside only), Grow Jet Skis (Westside only). Marble and Nexus collaborated with Hollow Spirits on the Red Beers & Rice Lager ($1 per pint will go to the Welstand Foundation to improve health equity for people of color in New Mexico), which is on tap now. 

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) Belgian Dark Strong, Oralé Mexican Lager, New Mexico Snow Storm IPA. Marble and Nexus collaborated with Hollow Spirits on their Red Beers & Rice Lager, ($1 per pint will go to the Welstand Foundation to improve health equity for people of color in New Mexico), which is on tap now.

Cans: Imperial Cream, Scotch Ale, Honey Chamomile Wheat. Lush Imperial Stout is also available in 16-ounce cans.

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 Cölsch, Ala Grr (Mexican Lager), Big Bro IPA, Double Hazy IPA, Little Red Riding Hop, Export Stout. 

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) IPP (Cold IPA), Italian Pilsner, Ooey Gooey Stout, Helles.

Cans: Blood Orange Double Wit. 

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) Clean Pair of Schwarz (Schwarzbier), Irish Handcuffs Imperial Stout, Oaked Vanilla Porter, American Brown Ale, Vienna 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: 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), Unhinged Cider (Downtown and Clovis only), Mail Order Russian Imperial Stout (Downtown and Clovis only), Otter Exotic Pale Ale (Downtown and Clovis only), Elevenses IPA (Downtown and Clovis only).

Cans: Vanilla Cream Ale, Irish Red Ale, West Coast IPA, Unhinged Cider, Unhinged Sour Cherry Cider, New England IPA, Pining for Maple Breakfast Brown, Mic Czech Pislner. Cans are not available at the ABQAx Taproom.

Bottles: Mail Order Russian Imperial Stout (Downtown and Clovis only).

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.)

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, Smart is Sexy DIPA (ReSource Rotation), Sandias Pale Ale (ReSource Rarity small batch), Brave Noise Mango & Chile Pale Ale (ReSource Rarity small batch).

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, Dice Roll Hazy IPA.

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: All the canned varieties, plus ESB Amber, Strawberry Hefeweizen, Half Baked (double fudge marshmallow coconut pastry stout), Green Tea Ale, 95 Schillings (Scotch Ale), Pils, Putin Royale (Russian imperial stout aged in cognac barrels), Barleywine, Repeat Offender (American IPA), Occu-Pied (Boston Cream Pie Pastry Stout), Bravo Blonde, Blackberry Cuvée, Putin’s Mistress (Rum Barrel-Aged Imperial Russian Coffee Stout), Dice Roll Hazy IPA, Brewski (Helles Lager).

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, Desert Monk Belgian Dubbel, Best Coast IPA, Diablo Americano, Dean’s Pale Ale. 

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.)

UPDATED>>>Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Basecamp IPA, MX Lager, A Tribe Called Kolsch, Smoke on the Lager, Seca Stout on nitro, Dortmunder, Nitro Pub Ale, Noble Dry-Hopped Kolsch, Expedition IPA.

Sobremesa — (505) 317-5557

(Open daily 11 a.m.–10 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Hilltop Helles Lager, East Meets West IPA (temporarily out; Ex Novo’s Mass Ascension IPA is on tap), Atrisco Amber, Lullaby Dry Stout, Poquito (Italian) Pils, I&D Lager. 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, Take a Lap, a fruited wheat wine made in collaboration with High and Dry is now on tap. Chronically Juicy #5 was just tapped.

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, Delta Blues (Gose), Warface DIPA, Brown Chicken Brown Cow, Starrphire Pilsner, Hazy-aversary, Foggy Monocle Stout, Green Manalishi (Pale Ale).

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) Brickie American Stout, Bulldog Best Bitter, Norwegian Wit. Big DIPA arrives on Sunday.

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). Bigger Boat Barleywine arrives Tuesday.

Cans: Skull Bucket IPA, Lloyd’s 3 O’Clock Kolsch, Compa Blue Corn Lager, Raspberry Dynamite, Mañana Hazy IPA, Esmerelda Italian Pilsner, Brickie American Stout, Double Barrel-Aged Brickie. Double Key Lime Dynamite arrives Monday.

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, Huning Highlander Scotch Ale, Biscochito Líquido, Bruiser the Pitbull American Stout, Father O’Malley’s Holy Water (Irish Dry Stout). Zitrusfrühling (Mandarina Bavaria Single-Hop IPA).

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, Paycheck Pilsner, Berry Nice Sour.

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, Bloody Helles, Turkey Drool, Dune Double IPA, Cranberry Ginger Cider, Oatmeal Stout, Luna De Los Muertos Russian Imperial Stout, Barnstorm Ale, Sub-Zero Hazy IPA.

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)

(Brewery: Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sun 10:30 a.m.–8 p.m.; North Taproom: Weds-Sat 11-9 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for brunch, dinner 2 p.m.-9 p.m.)

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: (House) Wooden Teeth, Red Rye Redux, Hopshell IPA, Metal Snake Irish Dry Stout, Widespread Haze IPA; (Seasonal) Get Bock Inside!, Deutsches Pils, Perpetual Black Session (Schwarzbier), Amalgamation Barleywine.

Santa Fe breweries

Beer Creek Brewing — (505) 471-9271

(Tues-Sun 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.)

Draft/Growler Fills: Lone Butte Lager, Turquoise Trail Cream Ale, Bootlegger Blonde, Tres Amigos Pale Ale, IP-Ayy, Black Wedding Black IPA, Rowe Mesa Red Ale, Picture Rock Porter, San Marcos Stout, Lizard Queen Imperial Blonde, Red Racer Imperial Red, Prince Jack Imperial Porter, Dragon King Imperial Stout, Golondrinas Strong Belgian Golden Ale. All batches of Golondrinas, Lone Butte Lager, Bootlegger Blonde, and Turquoise Trail 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: Mentirosa (dark amber ale), Pinche Guey IPA, Que Picante (red chile rauchbier), Como Pica (green chile rauchbier), Llorona (Kviek Lager), Salty Dog (Imperial Stout), Imperial Pinche Guey IPA, Lupo (dry-hopped ale), Putazo (pilsner), Agrio (dry-hopped sour), Imperial Dunkel, Fallen Fruit, Ladron (barrel-aged brown ale), FU! (Flanders brown sour), Raspberry Lemon Love (sour), Plumbus (lavender grapefruit sour).

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

(Open daily 11 a.m.–9 p.m.)

Draft/Growler/Crowler Fills: Feathers’ Brown, Prieta Especial Mexican Lager, Mexican Lager, Road Runner IPA, Oatmeal Stout, Whiteout Stout, Atavist IPA, Pick Your Krausen Berliner Weisse, Gatekeeper IPA, Apocalipstick Red.

Rowley Farmhouse Ales — (505) 428-0719

(Open daily 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.) 

Cans: Germophile, Fields of Rye, IPA, Mountain of Light (Gose-style Wheat Ale), Petite Blanche – Galaxy, Danke Dunkel.

Bottles: Reverie De Peche, Tea for Two, Biere de Mars, Supernatant (Fruited Sour), Teosinte (Farmhouse Ale), Grandissant – 4x Cerise (Fruited Sour), Fields of Rye (Foeder Aged on Cherries and Currants), Fields of Cypress.

Draft: Agent Scully (IPA) – Season 5, Episode 6; 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), Mountain of Light – Apricot, Petite Blanche-Galaxy, Fields of Rye (Foeder Aged on Cherries and Currants), Fields of Cypress, Danke Dunkel (Lager), Aromatherapy (Hazy IPA). The newest addition is 18 ∆ MOS, an imperial coffee stout.

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 (Rufina only), Winsor Trail Pale Ale, Boneshaker Amber, Sloppy Sloth Mosaic Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Gose Town (Strawberry Rhubarb Kettle Sour), Cream Stout, Barleywine Mixed Pack (Rufina only), Kölsch, Low Winter Sun (Original only), Strata Imperial IPA, Sloppy Sloth Talus Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Breaking Plaid Scotch Ale (Rufina only).

Draft/Growler Fills: 2920 IPA, Absolute Magnitude Cold IPA (Rufina and Original only), Agua Fria Pilsner (Rufina only), Amber (Railyard only), Boneshaker Amber (Rufina and Original only), Breaking Plaid Scotch Ale (Rufina only), Cascade to Black Stout (Rufina and Original only), Golden Ale (Rufina only), House IPA, Isolator Doppelbock (Rufina and Railyard only), Kölsch, Low Winter Sun, Rod’s Best Bitter (Rufina and Railyard only), Rod’s Steam Bitter, Skimboard Sour (Railyard only), Sloppy Sloth Talus Hazy IPA (Rufina only), Strata Imperial IPA (Original only), Toast the Dawn Helles Lager (Railyard and Original only).

Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery — (505) 303-3808

(Agua Fria Taproom: Weds-Sat 4-11 p.m.; Bisbee Court Tasting Room: Weds-Thurs 4-7 p.m., 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). 

Draft/Crowler/Growler Fills: Sunrise Lager, Patio Pale Ale, Sunset IPA, Double Sunset (all the way!) DIPA, Honey Double IPA, 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, Irish Goodbye Stout, Black Rye IPA, Little Bird Blonde, Native Land Hazy IPA, Prometheus Pilsner, Caldera Kolsch. Australian Best Extra Stout is now on tap.

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, Back Forty Farmhouse Ale, Catskinner IPA, Copper Chair Amber, Prospector Porter, Cabin Fever Pilsner, Bad Medicine Honey DIPA, Midnight Meadows Oatmeal Stout (nitro), Contagion Prickly Pear 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.

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.

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: Cosmic Blonde, Airstream Ultra (TorC only), Irish Red, Buckhorn IPA, Street Taco Lager, Red Maven, Absolute Zero Cold IPA (TorC only), Honey Winter Ale (TorC only), 2021 Truth Serum Barleywine (TorC only), Pineapple Habañero Sour, 2021 Fireside Tripel, Masquerade Dark Cherry Saison, Interstellar IPA (TorC only), Mothership IPA, Palomas Porter, Dark Chocolate Stout, Quasar Hunter DIPA. Hourglass Imperial Red is set to return on St. Patrick’s Day.

Bottles: 2018 Truth Serum (Las Cruces only), 2019 Truth Serum Barleywine (T or C only), 2021 Truth Serum, Barrel-Aged Honey Winter Ale (Las Cruces only).

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

Keep supporting local!

— Stoutmeister

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Randy Baker - Rio Bravo says:

    And rio bravo released their helles. “Brewski” crisp clean sharp . FYI

    Sent from my iPhone

    1. Stoutmeister says:

      We got in there in last week’s column, and it’s still included in Rio Bravo’s capsule. Looking forward to trying it this Friday!

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