No compromise: A conversation with the owners of Boxing Bear

We are continuing our quest to get to know the people behind the beer in our amazing New Mexico brewing community, and this week we had the pleasure of interviewing Boxing Bear co-owners Kevin Davis, David Kim, and head brewer/co-owner, Justin Hamilton. What was the path that led you to open Boxing Bear? Justin: The…

Drinking beer and doing good: A chat with our friends at Ex Novo Brewing

When you’re sitting on the patio at your favorite brewery, do you ever look around at the staff you’ve come to know and love, and wonder, “What brought them here? What did they do before becoming part of my brewery family?” Us Dark Siders wondered that too, and we’ve decided to start asking. We are visiting…

Several Albuquerque metro breweries benefit from expanded patios

In early June, Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) worked with city and state officials to create and pass an initiative allowing businesses to expand their existing patios or create makeshift patios if they didn’t already have one. With the Governor’s most recent public health orders once again prohibiting indoor dining, the breweries that have taken advantage…