Context Brewing comes into focus on north side of downtown

Albuquerque is a big small town, as most locals already know. Forget six degrees of Kevin Bacon, it is more like three degrees of Burqueños — if you know one random person, chances are that he or she will know the other person you are trying to contact for something work-related, or in our case,…

Turquoise Trail Brewing hopes to become a gem along East Central

The blank spots on the map continue to fill up with breweries and taprooms. Turquoise Trail Brewing is the latest addition to the East Central corridor, landing at 11016 Central SE, a short drive east of Bombs Away and west of the Tractor Four Hills Taproom. The new brewery has quietly opened, as its own…

Thirsty Eye Brewing ready to be the neighborhood pub for EDo

The surge in the number of neighborhood pubs around Albuquerque is showing no signs of abating. While the empty spaces on the map have been filled elsewhere, the East Downtown (EDo) neighborhood still lacked a spot to call its own. That will change Friday when Thirsty Eye Brewing holds its soft opening at 206 Broadway…

Second Alarm Brewhouse springs to life in Jemez Mountains

Jemez Springs is a lovely little town in the Jemez Mountains. Despite living in Los Alamos, which is a little less than an hour drive away, I hadn’t visited the place in several years. Sure, you can get to Albuquerque by going “the back way” (coming out on Route 550), but it takes a little…

Ex Novo Brewing looking sharp as it hopes to open soon in Corrales

Members of the Crew joined brewery staff members from around the metro area at a special industry-only sneak preview of Ex Novo Brewing on Tuesday night in Corrales. To say that the almost-finished product is impressive would be an understatement, and that is not just coming from your humble beer writers. The layout of the…