LagerHosen brings 25 breweries together to celebrate the style

We love lagers among all of us in the Crew, so you could imagine our excitement when we were tipped off early about the LagerHosen Festival at Ex Novo Brewing in Corrales. After biting our tongues for a couple weeks, the brewery announced it, and shortly thereafter, tickets went on sale online. They lasted a…

Beer Creek hosts Big Brew event for annual National Homebrew Day

Beer Creek is celebrating National Homebrew Day this Saturday with their first Big Brew event. Now in its 25th year running, the annual event created by the National Homebrew Association in the past has brought together homebrew enthusiasts, as well as the homebrew curious at shops, backyards, and breweries across the nation to brew beer…

New Mexico breweries aim high as the World Beer Cup competition returns

The World Beer Cup, a prestigious biennial competition of breweries across the globe, has been kind and cruel to New Mexico breweries in the past. In 2016, seven breweries brought home seven medals, including gold for Boxing Bear, La Cumbre, and Nexus. In 2018, only Quarter Celtic brought home a medal. There was much anticipation…

La Reforma hires a familiar face as 2022 head brewer shuffle gets underway

After a relatively static period during the height of the pandemic, a new shuffle of head brewers is underway in New Mexico. “There was very little mobility during the pandemic,” said La Reforma co-owner John Gozigian, who has just hired a new head brewer/distiller. “Now that things are getting back to normal, for a long…