New Mexico Brewers Guild goes virtual for Saturday beer festival

This era of stay-at-home has forced just about everyone and anyone to get creative when bringing people together. That includes state brewers guilds and other beer festival organizers, who cannot hold those festivals in the usual manner. A few state guilds have been experimenting with doing things online, and the New Mexico Brewers Guild will…

NM chapter of Pink Boots Society set for collaboration brew day at Canteen

Canteen Brewhouse will have a lot of extra folks manning the brewhouse this Friday morning. The catch is that none of them are actually men. The women of the New Mexico chapter of the Pink Boots Society will be gathering for their fifth annual collaboration beer day, which happens to fall just before International Women’s…

Tumbleroot hosts panel of Santa Fe-area brewers before documentary screening

The Brewers Association’s new documentary, For the Love of Craft, has been shown in breweries around the country of late. Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery, however, is going beyond just airing the 30-minute film this Saturday night. Starting at 7 p.m., Tumbleroot has assembled a panel of Santa Fe’s top brewers for a panel discussion and…

Steel Bender gears up for another year of Balloons & Brews

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a big, wild event, and that can often include the task of getting in and out of the park, finding food to eat, something to drink, and so on. Two years ago, Steel Bender Brewyard provided a bit of an alternative, inviting everyone over early in the morning to…

Second Street heads into the Oktoberforest for a good cause

Second Street Brewery is celebrating Oktoberfest with a special event at the Railyard location today (Tuesday) from 5 to 8 p.m. It is not, however, just about the beer. The name of this special brew, which will be on tap and for sale in six-pack cans, is Oktoberforest, and is part of a wider campaign…