Harmon Lane continues to cater to its customers in a variety of ways

At the beginning of 2021, Danny Harmon, brewer/co-owner of Harmon Lane Brewing, reported that due to being “a very small brewery, in a unique location” it had been “a hard, slow grind to build some momentum.” We are happy to report that Harmon Lane has not only gained momentum and a solid base of regular…

Gravity Bound Brewing deepens their roots in the Albuquerque community

Even though they are still a few months shy of their second anniversary, Gravity Bound Brewing has already made a noticeable impact on the New Mexico beer scene, as well as the community around us. We checked in with co-owner/head brewer Cameron Frigon over email to see what they’ve been up to, and have planned…

A match made in New Mexico

If you know any of the Brew Crew personally, you’ll know that we are massive football/soccer fans. With tailgates and stadium brews, beer is clearly a big part of the soccer world, but seldom does that relationship go the other direction. Thankfully, New Mexico breweries are beginning to partner with our source of local pride,…

Steel Bender brewer decisively cements her place on the staff

As the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg wisely said, “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.” And that, of course, includes breweries, where countless decisions are made every single day. Thousands of years ago brewing was a female-dominated craft, but the widespread industrialization of brewing over the past few centuries caused it to…

Harmon Lane Brewing is determined to keep climbing

As we’ve explored in a number of our Look Back/Look Ahead Series articles this year, 2020 was not the most ideal year to open a brewery, but our legendary local beer community pulled together to make sure our new beer creators weathered the storm and lived to see brighter days.  One of those resilient breweries…

Ex Novo Brewing is crowdfunding the beer garden of our dreams

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, the wind is blowing and the people are sneezing. It’s springtime in New Mexico, folks, and we’re finally able to venture out to our favorite breweries and enjoy pints on the patio like the good old days. One local brewery is planning a massive expansion to their…

Painted Lady Bed & Brew takes NM beer tourism to the next level

Until the anomaly of 2020, Albuquerque tourism had been steadily on the rise for the better part of a decade, with both the number of visitors and the amount of money those visitors fed into our economy increasing year after year. While many local entrepreneurs saw this as a sign to get involved in the…

Gravity Bound stays grounded heading into 2021

Back in March, our friends at Gravity Bound were planning their soft opening to celebrate finally sharing their refreshing beer with the New Mexico craft brewing community. We all know what happened next, but the brothers and co-owners, Cameron and Chris Frigon, kept pushing forward and managed to open their doors during the pandemic a…