Embrace the darkness statewide on International Stout Day

We are not the ones responsible for International Stout Day, but we are definitely among the beer lovers who will celebrate this annual “holiday” devoted to the darkest of beers. As a public service, we decided it was a good idea to list every stout that we know is available at our breweries, though we…

Nexus Brewery boldly goes to the next frontier — canning its beers

The news that Nexus Brewery was preparing to can its own beers had slowly trickled out over the last few months, but there was still nothing 100-percent official as to when those cans would arrive at both locations. Well, the cans have landed, and are officially on sale now, with a big release party on…

Aluminum can shortage begins to hit NM breweries where it hurts

The buzz about a nationwide aluminum can shortage has been getting louder in the last couple of months. We have been waiting and wondering when it was truly going to hit our craft breweries in New Mexico, and starting late last week we started asking around via email. It is not something that will hit…

Ex Novo takes Whole Foods on a ride to Hoptown

Every now and again, we get a heads up that a new beer is coming, only to then get a second notice that it will be held back a bit. Oftentimes, that just makes us more excited for the brew in question. In the case of Ex Novo, they teased us with Lords of Hoptown,…

Marble goes to Heller (and) Bock with new canned seasonal

The annual seasonal releases at Marble Brewery have become staples in the craft beer community for many years now, from Reserve Ale and Imperial Stout at the end of the year to other big hits like White Out and Pumpkin Noir. This year, however, a number of new additions to the seasonal menu have taken…