Sandia Hard Cider branches out with Late Shift Brewing

Over the years, breweries have often added a second style of alcoholic beverage to their repertoire, from hard kombucha to spirits to cider. It is less common for another producer of alcohol to decide to add beer to its menu, but that is what has happened over at Sandia Hard Cider. To learn a little…

Former Cantero Brewing reopens as Lizard Tail Industrial

It is a bit rare that we post a story late on a Friday afternoon, but it was not until a couple hours ago that any of us was able to trek on over to the Brewery District to check out the grand opening (reopening?) of a local brewpub. Restaurants often close and then reopen…

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…

ReSource Brewing ready to open its doors in the Northeast Heights

Bright spots are hard to find amid all the gloom of the pandemic these days, but the craft brewing industry in New Mexico continues to move along even under difficult conditions. Any time we hear of a new brewery still coming to fruition, it gives us a small moment of joy. The newest addition to…

Another new brewery arrives near Los Alamos in Piedra Blanca Brewing

Brewers in New Mexico are a dedicated lot. The pandemic has been very difficult for nearly everyone, but that hasn’t stopped Dave and Cindy Hayes from launching their new nanobrewery, Piedra Blanca Brewing Company. I stopped by and talked mostly with Dave about their new venture. Piedra Blanca is currently located in their home in…